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Team Sports Unit Plan

Unit Plan

 

Title – Team Sports

 

Topics – Competency, Rules and Strategies, Etiquette and Safety, Elements, Training and Conditioning, Influence of Participation

 

Activities:  Volleyball, Basketball, Wiffleball, Tennis, Badminton, Flag Football, Softball, Pickle ball, Battle ball

(note:  activities may vary due to space and equipment)

 

Time Frame:  one semester

 

 

 

Summary:

In this unit, students will study various team sports activities.  They will demonstrate competency and consistency in skills of various sports as well as demonstrate knowledge of safety and care of equipment as it relates to the different sports covered.  Students will learn training and conditioning appropriate for the various sports.  Students will also learn essential elements of strategy for various sports as well as the influence of participation on cultural, ethnic, and gender diversity.  Due to the nature of the course, students will work predominately in groups as teams.  At the end of each team sport activity, students will be observed and evaluated using a rubric to determine skill level and knowledge gained.  A selected response exam will be given at the end of the semester.

 

 

 

Stage 1:  Desired Results

Established Goals (Standards)

 

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Topic: Team Sports

Standard: Exhibits a level of competency, advancing to a level of proficiency in a particular skill, and performs skills with consistency in the appropriate setting in such sports as basketball, baseball, field hockey, flag football, soccer, softball, team handball, or volleyball.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Teacher Assessment Recommendations

 

 

 

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Topic: Team Sports

Standard: Applies rules and strategies of the sport or activity appropriately in such activities as basketball, baseball, field hockey, flag football, soccer, softball, team handball, or volleyball.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Teacher Assessment Recommendations

 

 

 

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Topic: Team Sports

Standard: Displays appropriate etiquette, interaction, care of equipment, and safety during an activity during such activities as basketball, baseball, field hockey, flag football, soccer, softball, team handball, or volleyball.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Teacher Assessment Recommendations

 

 

 

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Topic: Team Sports

Standard: Identifies and applies critical elements essential to competent performance in such activities as basketball, baseball, field hockey, flag football, soccer, softball, team handball, or volleyball.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Teacher Assessment Recommendations

 

 

 

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Topic: Team Sports

Standard: Describes principles of training and conditioning appropriate to specific sports and activities such as basketball, baseball, field hockey, flag football, soccer, softball, team handball, or volleyball.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Topic: Team Sports

Standard: Appreciates the influence of participation in physical activity as it relates to cultural, ethnic, gender, and physical diversity in such sports as basketball, baseball, field hockey, flag football, soccer, softball, team handball, or volleyball.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Teacher Assessment Recommendations

 

 

 

 

 

Stage 2:  Assessment Evidence

 

 

Performance Task Summary

Evaluation

1.  Warm-Up and Flex

2.  Skill Drills

3.  Game Play

4.  Safety and Equipment Care

 

 

1.  Skill and Knowledge Rubric

 

Self-Assessments

Other Evidence, Summarized

1.  Students will self-assess skills DAILY for improvement based on performance and verbal feedback from instructor.

 

 

1. Student response on written exam.

 

Note:  While groups are assessed and given feedback on their performance as a team, no grades are given to individuals based on team performance.  Individual student grades are based on the individual’s performance. 

 

 

 

Stage 3

Instructional Plans

 

 

The team sports covered are:  volleyball, basketball, wiffleball, tennis, badminton, battle ball, pickle ball, softball, and flag football.  (Activities may vary depending on space and equipment available.)  The following outline will be repeated for each of the selected sports.  The underlined term will be replaced with the current team sport being covered.

 

 

 

OBJECTIVE 1st , 2nd, 3rd DAY

The student will learn the rules and basic skill of flag football by participating in and discussing the rules.

ACTIVITIES

1. Warm up and flex

2. One lap on the track

3. Discuss conditioning appropriate for flag football

4. Passing/catching drills

5. Discussion of the game

6. Discuss rules, impact of participation, safety, and equipment care

EVALUATION

1. Ask questions

2. Observation of the activity and provide verbal feedback for improvement

3. Drills

 

OBJECTIVE 3rd , 4th, 5th DAY

The student will demonstrate knowledge and basic skills of flag football while participating in an organized game.

ACTIVITIES

1. 10 min. warm up and flex

2. One lap on the track                        

3. Discussion and review the rules, safety, and equipment

4. Divide into teams

5. Game play

EVALUATION

1. Ask questions

2. Observation of activity and provide verbal feedback for improvement of strategy

3. Drills

 

OBJECTIVE 6th and 7th DAY

Tournament Play participating and showing skills in flag football

ACTIVITIES

1. Warm up and flex

2. Game Play

EVALUATION

1.  Ask questions

2.  Observation of activity and provide verbal feedback (only at end of game)

 

OBJECTIVE 8th DAY

EVALUATION (using a rubric)

1. Observation of knowledge of the game

2. Observation of the skills and strategies used

3. Observe safety and care of equipment

4. Observe sportsmanship and team interaction

 

 

*Repeat rotation for other sports covering approximately 9 sports within a semester.

 

**A written exam will be given at the end of the semester covering all team sports learned within the semester. 

 

 

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