Read the movie description that appears below the movie player on the Fitness Topic Page. Then use the following prompts to encourage class discussion before, during, and after watching the movie.


Before the Movie

How do you stay fit?

Why do you think it’s important to exercise?


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 0:50: What are some ways that your body benefits from exercise? 

Timecode 1:16: How does exercise reduce your risk of developing health problems such as heart disease and high blood pressure? 

Timecode 2:03 How might you still exercise even if it is too cold to go outside?  


After the Movie

What are some ways that you plan to exercise? 


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