New Curriculum Performance Task:

Grade 2

Healthy Living Challenge

Learning Outcomes

Students investigate physical activity and relate it to personal experience.
Students examine internal and external factors that influence food choices and decisions.
Students examine how growth is affected by variables.
Students create and enhance ideas and information by applying a variety of writing processes.

Task Description

Invited by their pen pals to partake in the Healthy Living Challenge, students complete action research, recording their activities, snacks and drinks for 6 days. In a guided letter writing process, students share the details and reflections about their experience.

Task Links



Grade 2


English Language Arts and Literacy, Physical Education and Wellness

Facts, Skills and Concepts

Active Living
English Language Arts and Literacy
Growth and Development
Healthy Eating

Companion Tasks

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Please Note**

The new curriculum tasks are still in draft and have not yet been piloted by teachers in the classroom. If you are interested in piloting a task and providing feedback to our performance task designers, please fill out the form below.

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