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Physical Education TEKS

Kids Teaching Kids 21 Day Challenge Alignment to Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills for Physical Education (TEKS)

§116.3. Physical Education, Grade 1.

(1.4) Physical activity and health. The student knows the benefits from being involved in daily physical activity and factors that affect physical performance. The student is expected to:

     (D) describe food as a source of energy; and

     (E) explain the negative effects of smoking, lack of sleep, and poor dietary habits on physical performance and on the body.

§116.4. Physical Education, Grade 2.

(2.4) Physical activity and health. The student knows the benefits from involvement in daily physical activity and factors that affect physical performance. The student is expected to:

     (C) identify foods that enhance a healthy heart;

     (D) explain the need for foods as a source of nutrients that provide energy for physical activity;

§116.5. Physical Education, Grade 3.

(3.4) Physical activity and health. The student knows the benefits from involvement in daily physical activity and factors that affect physical performance. The student is expected to:

     (C) identify foods that increase or reduce bodily functions; and

§116.6. Physical Education, Grade 4.

(4.4) Physical activity and health. The student knows the benefits from being involved in daily physical activity and factors that affect physical performance.

     (E) describe the relationship between food intake and physical activity such as calories consumed and calories expended;

     (F) explain the link between physical activity/inactivity and health such as reduce stress and burn calories;

§116.7. Physical Education, Grade 5.

(5.4) Physical activity and health. The student knows the benefits from involvement in daily physical activity and factors that affect physical performance.

     (F) identify the relationship between optimal body function and a healthy eating plan such as eating a variety of foods in moderation according to U. S. dietary guidelines;