CourseĀ  Objectives

o       Develop an understanding of the rules and
o       positions associated with the sport of soccer.
o       Students will learn the basic skills necessary to effectively participate in a game of soccer.
o       Respect the different ability levels of individuals in the class.

Performance Indicators

o       Apply the rules of soccer by participation in game play and execution of the techniques of throw-ins, corner             kicks, goal kicks and direct & indirect kicks.
o       Demonstrate a basic proficiency in the following skills: dribbling, trapping, heading, passing, shooting,                    tackling and dodging
o       Develop a basic understanding of position play
o       Demonstrate knowledge of field markings

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 differences among people in physical activity                    settings.
o       Standard 7- Understands that physical activity provides opportunities for enjoyment, challenge, self                         expression and social

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       Student skill checklist
o       Written test
o       Modified game play
o       Tournaments

Student Activities

o       Guided instruction
o       Directed skills practice
o       Station practice
o       Game play: mini games, one touch games, sideline soccer, half field soccer, 2 ball soccer, 6 on 6 soccer,              etc.

Mission and Student Expectations Alignment

Applied Learning Alignment

ELA Grade Span Expectations
Mathematics Grade Span Expectations

Common Core of Learning