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ERIC Number: ED462802
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2001
Pages: 437
Abstractor: N/A
Personal Fitness. Teacher's Guide [and Student Workbook]. Revised Edition. Parallel Alternative Strategies for Students (PASS).
Broussard, Lee Ann; Goldstein, Jeren; Walford, Sylvia B.
This teacher's guide and student workbook are part of a series of supplementary curriculum packages of alternative methods and activities designed to meet the needs of Florida secondary students with mild disabilities or other special learning needs. Content is based on the Florida Curriculum Frameworks and correlates to the Sunshine State Standards. The Personal Fitness PASS (Parallel Alternative Strategies for Students) teacher's guide presents seven units concerned with various health and fitness topics. Each unit includes a vocabulary list, an introduction to the topic, facts and fallacies, content presented in words and graphics, exercises, quizzes, and answer keys in the teacher's guide. A final examination is also included. The following units are explored in both texts: (1) "Physical Fitness"; (2) "Body Composition and Nutrition"; (3) "Flexibility"; (4) "Muscular Fitness"; (5) "Cardiovascular Fitness"; (6) "Consumer Health Issues"; and (7) "Personal Health Program." Appendices to the teacher's guide include correlations to Florida student performance standards and lists of multimedia sources and Federal and Florida health agencies. The student workbook contains vocabulary, an explanation of the content, and practice exercises designed to evaluate comprehension. (Contains 14 references.) (DB)
Florida State Dept. of Education, Div. of Public Schools and Community Education, Bureau of Instructional Support and Community Services, Turlington Bldg., Room 628, 325 West Gaines St., Tallahassee, FL 32399-0400 (Guide, $3.30; Workbook, $9.10). Tel: 800-487-0186 (Toll Free); Tel: 850-487-0186; Fax: 850-487-2679; e-mail:; Web site:
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Students; Teachers
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Leon County Schools, Tallahassee, FL.; Florida State Dept. of Education, Tallahassee. Bureau of Instructional Support and Community Services.
Identifiers - Location: Florida
Grant or Contract Numbers: N/A