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Health and Physical Education

Years 3 and 4

Above satisfactory

Analysis: Food and nutrition

Summary of task

Students learnt about the Australian Guide to Healthy Eating and its categories. They discussed influences on the food and drink people consume and what food is needed to stay healthy.

Students were asked to record what they had eaten in the previous 24 hours, compare their food intake with the Australian Guide to Healthy Eating plate and make suggestions about possible changes. Students were also asked to interpret four healthy eating messages and consider how these messages might influence their eating choices.

This assessment task relates to the focus area: food and nutrition.

Achievement standard

By the end of Year 4, students recognise strategies for managing change. They identify influences that strengthen identities. They investigate how emotional responses vary and understand how to interact positively with others in a variety of situations. Students interpret health messages and discuss the influences on healthy and safe choices. They understand the benefits of being healthy and physically active. They describe the connections they have to their community and identify local resources to support their health, wellbeing, safety and physical activity.

Students apply strategies for working cooperatively and apply rules fairly. They use decision-making and problem-solving skills to select and demonstrate strategies that help them stay safe, healthy and active. They refine fundamental movement skills and apply movement concepts and strategies in a variety of physical activities and to solve movement challenges. They create and perform movement sequences using fundamental movement skills and the elements of movement.

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