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Literacy teacher planning for the following pages:

Food Groups

Molly and Michael's Healthy Eating

G.T.F.C.'s Healthy Eating

Heart, Lungs and Muscles


An Interview with Paul Groves

There are also addition pages without teacher's notes:
What is a serving / portion?
Glossary - What does that mean - Football helps you out

Linking Grimsby Town Football Club (G.T.F.C.) with Literacy and Numeracy material.

WEEK 1 - G.T.F.C. to introduce the diaries, certificates and to take heart rates. Making it personal, injecting enthusiasm, especially for diary writing.
The diary is here Instructions about printing this are here

WEEK 2 - Literacy - food groups linked to G.T.F.C. working on exercises really pushing themselves and what is required to perform these activities eg. Foods.
Numeracy - activities connected to literacy if possible.

WEEK 3 - Literacy - healthy eating - G.T.F.C. to run a programme highlighting what food needed for stamina speed, specific muscles required for certain activities.
Numeracy - activities connected to literacy if possible.

WEEK 4 - Literacy - hearts, lungs and muscles.
G.T.F.C. to organise a programme/activities highlighting need the importance of these organs etc.
Numeracy - activities connected to literacy if possible.

WEEK 5 - Literacy - exercise - G.T.F.C. to discuss pupils attitude to exercise, talk about his own programme and its importance etc. Pupils to do a water down version of G.T.F.C.'s programme - talk about healthy lifestyles.
Numeracy - Activities connected to literacy if possible.

WEEK 6 - Literacy - evaluation - G.T.F.C. to do programme but spend time on evaluating what they have learned so far, encouraging pupils to fill in diary at home over summer and to give out participation certificates.
Numeracy - various activities, if possible connected to literacy programme.

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