CourseĀ  Objectives

o       Develop and understanding of the rules to effectively participate in a singles and doubles game of pickleball
o       Differentiate between the boundaries of singles and doubles play
o       Develop strategies for singles and doubles play
o       Learn the basic skills of pickleball
o       Learn the double bounce rule and the non-volley zone
o       Establish hand-eye coordination in a variety of tasks leading to the ability to track a moving ball and make              contact

Performance Indicators

o       Apply the rules of pickleball in single and doubles play
o       Define proper terminology pertaining to pickleball and outline the boundaries associated with game play
o       Demonstrate proficiency in the following skills: serve, forehand, backhand, volley, smash, drop shot, clear               and drive shots
o       Demonstrate proficiency in court position in relation to the non-volley zone
o       Develop an increased level of agility, coordination and kinesthetic sense

Standards Alignment

o       Standard 1- Competency and proficiency in movement forms
o       Standard 2- Applies movement concepts and principles to the learning and development of motor skills
o       Standard 6- Demonstrates understanding and respect for the differences among people in physical activity              settings
o       Standard 7- Understands that physical activity provides opportunities for enjoyment, etc.

Technology Standards Alignment

2.      Make informed choices among technology systems, resources and services.
7.      Routinely and efficiently use online information resources to meet needs for collaboration, research,                        publication, communication, and productivity.
8.      Select and apply technology tools for research, information analysis, problem solving and decision making in          content learning.
9.      Collaborate with peers, experts and others to contribute to a content related knowledge base by us                         technology to compile, synthesize, produce and disseminate information.

Student Assessment

o       Teacher observation
o       Skills checklist
o       Written test
o       Motor related achievement tests
o       Challenge stations

Student Activities

o       Guided instruction
o       Directed practice
o       Worksheets
o       Singles play
o       Doubles play
o       Tournaments
o       Challenge sheets
o       Modified activity games: relay pickleball, team pickleball, ups/downs,  racquet sport relay,  mat pickleball, etc.

Mission and Student Expectations Alignment

Applied Learning Alignment

ELA Grade Span Expectations
Mathematics Grade Span Expectations

Common Core of Learning