PPL2O Healthy Active Living Education – Grade 10 (Open)
GRADE: 10 (Open)
AVAILABILITY: Blyth Academy Online
THE ONTARIO CURRICULUM: Health and Physical Education
PPL2O online enables students to further develop the knowledge and skills they need to make healthy choices now and lead healthy, active lives in the future. Through participation in a wide range of physical activities, students develop knowledge and skills related to movement competence and personal fitness that provide a foundation for active living. 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 PPL2O online, students build their sense of self, learn to interact positively with others, and develop their ability to think critically and creatively.
UNIT ONEFitness Plan and Nutrition
- In this unit, students will evaluate the effectiveness of various fitness programs and create a plan specific to their own personal physical activity and fitness goals. Students will examine the factors that influence food and beverage choices and how those factors play a role in their personal nutritional choices. Students will identify a nutrition label and understand what each ingredient does for their body. Finally, students will explore current nutritional trends and how they influence their choices while they examine Canada’s Food Guide.
UNIT TWOSafety and Well-Being
- In this unit, students will learn behaviours and apply procedures that maximize their safety and that of others in a variety of physical activity settings as well as learn different CPR techniques and about automated external defibrillators. Students will understand the meaning of overall health and well-being and what some of the factors are that lead to their well-being. Finally, students will identify the health and safety risks that they may encounter in their environment and what the strategies are to minimize those risks.
UNIT THREEMovement and Decisions/Substance Abuse
- In this unit, students will use adaptive, management, and coping skills to help them respond to the various challenges they encounter as they participate in physical activities, develop movement competence, and acquire knowledge and skills related to healthy active living. Students will learn about the phases of movement and different movement principles. Students will be able to identify different types of conflict and be able to identify and apply a conflict resolution strategy based on the type of conflict that they encounter. Students will define substance abuse and communicate the impact of abusing substances on overall health and well-being. Students will apply the appropriate skills to respond to a challenging situation involving substance use, addictions, and other related behaviours. Finally, students will identify the impact of addictions at a local, societal, and global level.
UNIT FOURFair Play and Sexuality
- In this unit, students will learn about ethical and fair play as it contributes to creating a rewarding and enjoyable activity environment. Students will learn the components of a range of physical activities in a range of environments and critically assess and design a play. Students will describe the factors that influence how they make sexual decisions and how to make healthy decisions that are appropriate for them. Students will be able to communicate their sexual limits, needs, and desires effectively with their partner. Students will describe several common misconceptions about sexuality and understand the importance of education in order to treat all people, regardless of differences, with the same respect and understanding. Students will gain an understanding of how being in an exclusive relationship impacts them and the other relationships they have.
- This project is one of the final evaluations of PPL2O online. This project will be worth 15% of the final grade.
FINAL EXAMProctored Exam
- This exam is the final evaluation of PPL2O online. Students need to arrange their final exam 10 days in advance. All coursework should be completed and submitted before writing the final exam, please be advised that once the exam is written, any outstanding coursework will be given a grade of zero. The exam will be two hours. There are three options for taking the exam:
- WRITE EXAM AT BLYTH ACADEMY CAMPUS: If you live close to a Blyth Academy Campus, or if you attend a Blyth Academy Campus, you can take your exam there. Once inside the exam scheduling interface, please click Login/Create Account. Check for an available time and date at the campus of your choosing. The earliest available date will be open within the next 3-5 business days. You cannot book an exam in more than one campus or multiple times at the same campus. You will receive an automatic confirmation email with next steps and exam information. You can cancel and reschedule anytime using the same link.
- ARRANGE YOUR OWN PROCTOR: If you want to arrange a proctor yourself, you can do that. The proctor will need to be approved by us and will need to supervise the exam at his or her place of work, or at a public place such as a library. Some libraries and study centres offer this service themselves. The proctor must be approved by us and must be a working professional (eg teacher, doctor, businessperson, and must provide a work email address for correspondence (no Gmail, Hotmail, etc.). Please note that the final exam cannot be proctored by a family member or by a tutor for that specific subject. Once inside the exam scheduling interface, please click Login/Create Account. Select Arranging My Own Proctor and proceed to schedule your exam.
- USE EXAMITY PROCTORING SERVICE: For a fee of 22 USD*, students can arrange to take their exam in the comfort of their own home, at any time, on any day. Please select Examity Exam in the exam section of your course to set up your Examity profile and schedule your exam. Exams must be scheduled at least 24 hours in advance. *Price is subject to change.
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