PE 4-2

TeacherWilliam Heller
Subject AreaPhysical Education
Grade Level6-8
Week #quarter 4, week 2
Unit of InstructionCardiovascular health and volleyball
Standard(s) Taught


Determine personal target heart-rate zone and explain how to adjust intensity level to stay within the desired range.


Classify activities as aerobic or anaerobic.


Explain the effects of physical activity on heart rate during exercise, recovery phase and while the body is at rest.


List methods of monitoring intensity level during aerobic activity.


Participate in moderate physical activity on a daily basis.

Learning Targets and Learning Criteria

Students will be able to calculate their personal heart rate training zones and how to modify their intensity to stay within those parameters

Students will be able to determine whether or not an activity is classified as aerobic (getting enough oxygen to continue) or anaerobic (lack of oxygen)

Students will be able to explain what happens to the heart during exercise and at rest, but also recognize how the heart benefits from activity.

Classroom Activities

Cardiovascular crossword puzzle 

Cardiovascular worksheet that builds information from the notes

Assignments Due

Crossword puzzle

Cardiovascular worksheet

Weekly participation grade

Additional Resources