Health & Physical Education

Atlas Learning Zone is tailored to meet students at their individual learning levels. The Learning Activities are comprehensive and require guided instruction from an adult, whereas the Resources for Learning, Apply the Learning prompts, and Vocabulary lists work well to reinforce specific skills or enable independent exploration of a subject. Use these helpful tips to make the most of Atlas Learning Zone.


Overall Curriculum Expectations

The Grade 2 health and physical education program focuses on building foundational knowledge and skills that support mental health and well-being, develop physical and health literacy, and encourage students to lead healthy, active lives. By participating in health and physical education in various settings, such as the classroom, gymnasium, schoolyards, and community, students learn to make healthy active living a part of their daily routine. The expectations for health and physical education are organized into four related strands:

  • Social-Emotional Learning Skills
  • Active Living
  • Movement Competence: Skills, Concepts, and Strategies
  • Healthy Living

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