CourseĀ  Objectives

o       Learn the basic skills and rules of softball and be able to participate in game play
o       Demonstrate knowledge of safety and care of equipment
o       Acquire knowledge of basic position play
o       Establish eye-hand coordination in a variety of tasks leading to the ability to track a moving ball both                      offensively and defensively

Performance Indicators

o       Demonstrate proficiency in the following skills: throwing, catching, base running, fielding, batting and pitching
o       Follow safety procedures pertaining to softball (use of helmets, no sliding, etc.)
o       Execute proper play in various positions
o       Develop an increased level of agility, coordination and kinesthetic sense

Standards Alignment

o       Standard 2- Applies movements concepts and principles to the learning and development of motor skills
o       Standard 5- Demonstrates responsible personal and social behavior in physical activity settings
o       Standard 6- Demonstrates understanding and respect for differences among people in physical activity                    settings

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       Diagram worksheet
o       Station practice
o       Written test
o       Skills checklist

Student Activities

o       Guided instruction
o       Directed practice
o       Challenge stations/circuit
o       Skill development activities: fielder's choice, around the bases, pitcher's duel, base race, hit and run, fielder's          relay ground ball/fly ball, etc
o       Game play
o       Modified games
o       Home run derby

Mission and Student Expectations Alignment

Applied Learning Alignment

ELA Grade Span Expectations
Mathematics Grade Span Expectations

Common Core of Learning