Before the Movie:

 

Why is getting exercise important, even during the Covid-19 pandemic?  (Tap prior knowledge)

 

During the Movie (Pause Points):

 

Stop at the following times in the movie and ask questions or prompt a discussion to keep students focused and to assess their understanding before moving on:

 

Timecode 0:59: What are some benefits of exercise, and why has it been challenging to get active? (Identify cause/effect; Identify problem/solution)

Timecode 1:26: Why is it a good idea to check with a grown-up before you start your workout? (Explain)

Timecode 4:00: How does the Deck of Cards Workout game work? What are the steps? And what are some ways you can change it up? (Identify steps in a process; Explain)

 

 

After the Movie:

 

Look at the four related movies at the bottom of the page. Explain how each is connected to the At-Home Fitness topic. (Make connections)

 

What are some challenges of indoor exercising, and how have you overcome them? (Identify problem/solution)

Which exercise is your favorite? Why? (Reflect)

 

BrainPOP recommends reading the movie description that appears on the At-Home Fitness News Topic Page to your class or have students read independently. Then have them watch the movie once through without pausing. Then, watch it again as class, this time using the discussion prompts.

 

*BrainPOP’s Discussion Questions and Prompts align to CCSS Speaking and Listening Standards.

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