CourseĀ  Objectives

o       Learn the basic skills of tennis
o       Establish hand-eye coordination in a
o       variety of tasks leading to the ability to track a moving ball and make contact
o       Learn to properly score a game of tennis
o       Learn the rules, boundaries and etiquette of tennis
o       Develop a positive attitude and
o       appreciation for the game of tennis

Performance Indicators

o       Demonstrate proficiency in the following skills: forehand, backhand, volley, half-volley, serve, lob and smash
o       Define the proper terminology pertaining to tennis
o       Apply the rules of tennis in a game situation
o       Develop and 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 ,challenge,                               self-expression and social interaction

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       Written test
o       Teacher observation
o       Motor related achievement test
o       Skills checklist
o       Peer evaluation

Student Activities

o       Guided instruction
o       Directed practice
o       Challenge stations
o       Activity charts
o       Singles play
o       Doubles play
o       Tournaments
o       Worksheets
o       Student officiating

Mission and Student Expectations Alignment

Applied Learning Alignment

ELA Grade Span Expectations
Mathematics Grade Span Expectations

Common Core of Learning