Making Decisions to Stay Active During Middle School

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Title

Making Decisions to Stay Active During Middle School

Subject

Decision Making; Physical Activity; Play; Youth; Habits of Health & Habits of Mind (Ubbes, 2008)

Description

National Health Education Standards

Standard 5:
Students will demonstrate the ability to use decision-making skills to enhance health.

Performance Indicators for Grades 6-8
5.8.4 Distinguish between healthy and unhealthy alternatives to health-related issues or problems.

5.8.6 Choose healthy alternatives over unhealthy alternatives when making a decision.

5.8.7 Analyze the outcomes of a health-related decision.

Creator

Berg, Jen

Publisher

Miami University Libraries

Date

2013

Contributor

Ubbes, Valerie (editor and genre designer); Gorley, Dave (translator)

Format

PDF

Language

English; Spanish

Type

Text

Identifier

MakingDecisionstoStayActiveDuringMiddleSchool

Text

Making Decisions to Stay Active During Middle School
By Jen Berg

I decide to play on my school’s soccer team so I can stay active and socialize with my friends.
Decido jugar en el equipo de fútbol de mi escuela para que
pueda mantenerse activo y socializar con mis amigos.

I decide to go on walks in the park with my mom to stay active.
Decido ir de paseo en el parque con mi Mamá para mantenerse activo.

I decide to walk to the bus stop instead of having my mom drop me off, so I can stay active 5 times a week.
Decido ir andando a la parada de autobús en lugar de
tener a mi mamá me dejara para que pueda mantenerse
activo cinco veces a la semana.

I decide to ride my bike in the neighborhood to stay active.
Me decido a montar mi bicicleta en el barrio de mantenerse activo.

I decide to walk the stairs instead of taking the elevator, so I can stay active 7 days a week.
Decido caminar por las escaleras en lugar de tomar
el ascensor para que pueda mantenerse activo todos los días.

I decide to go swimming in the summer to stay active.
Decido ir a nadar en el verano para mantenerse activo.

I decide to walk my dog to stay active.
Me decido a pasear a mi perro a mantenerse activo.

I decide to dance with my friends to stay active.
Me decido a bailar con mis amigos para mantenerse activos.

I decide to play catch with my sister to stay active.
I decide to jump rope to stay active.
Get up and have fun! Decide to stay active!

Citation

Berg, Jen, “Making Decisions to Stay Active During Middle School,” Health Literacy Database at Miami University, accessed April 24, 2017, http://dlp.lib.miamioh.edu/healthliteracy/items/show/154.