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PPL4O Healthy Active Living Education – Grade 12 (Open)

  • Grade 12


GRADE: 12 (Open)

AVAILABILITY: Blyth Academy Online

THE ONTARIO CURRICULUMHealth and Physical Education

Course Overview

PPL4O online enables students to further develop the knowledge and skills they need to make healthy choices. It places special emphasis on how students can maintain the habits of healthy, active living throughout their lives as they make the transition to adulthood and independent living. Through participation in a wide range of physical activities in a variety of settings, students can enhance their movement competence, personal fitness, and confidence. Students also acquire an understanding of the factors and skills that contribute to healthy development and learn how their own well-being is affected by, and affects, the world around them. In PPL4O online, students build their sense of self, learn to interact positively with others, and develop their ability to think critically and creatively.

Fitness Plan and Conflict

Essential Question: How do I design an effective Fitness Plan? What are different types of conflict and the strategies to overcome conflict?

In this unit, students will learn how to choose a fitness plan and then develop a personal Fitness Plan. Students will also learn about what conflict is and the different styles of conflict. Students will learn about effective methods of conflict resolution and coping strategies.

Safety and Violence/Substance Abuse

Essential Question: How do I stay safe while being active? What is the cycle of violence? How does violence impact healthy relationships? What influences the use of substances in unhealthy relationships?

In this unit, students will learn how to be safe when performing fitness activities in a variety of settings. Students will also learn about the causes of violence and its effects. Students will also learn about support and strategies for threats to their personal safety.

Movement and Human Development/Sexual Health

Essential Question: How do I explain and analyze physical literacy, and the principles and phases of movement? What is a healthy relationship? What are some of the issues around gender and sexuality?

In this unit, students will gain an understanding of movement and it’s three phases as well as an understanding of how the body moves. Students will also study human development and sexual health.

Fair Play and Healthy Eating

Essential Question: Why is fair play important? How do I effectively analyze and design a play? What is healthy eating and how does the media influence our eating?

In this unit, students will learn about ethical and fair play and its importance in creating a rewarding and enjoyable activity environment. Students will learn about nutrition and how to make healthy eating choices in their everyday lives.

Please consult our Frequently Asked Questions Page or the Exam section within your course for more details on final exams and the exam fee. More information can also be found in our Student Handbook
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