General Course Information and Notes
The purpose of this course is to provide more in-depth instruction of the fundamental skills, tactics, rules and etiquette in basketball. Introduction to systems of play will be included to enhance the student's understanding. Advanced skills and drills which directly affect student's physical and cognitive abilities will be covered. Students will participate in advanced individual and team techniques in relationship to basketball strategy. Participate in course activities will continue to enhance healthy behaviors that influence students to participate in physical activities throughout their life.
Content could include but not be limited to:
- fundamental basketball skills (passing, dribbling, shooting, rebounding, and defense).
- instruction in principles of motion
- basketball history
- rules and terminology
- offensive strategies (motion offense, spacing, screening, pick and roll)
- man-to-man defense (positioning, fighting screens, taking charges, help)
- zone defenses (1-2-2, 2-1-2, 2-3, Box and 1, Diamond and 1)
- using data and statistical analysis to enhance game play
Fitness concepts, as they relate to basketball, will continue to be taught as part of the overall physical education curriculum. Florida Standards for English/Language Arts and Mathematics standards have been aligned to this course. Literacy standards and mathematical practices will be integrated where appropriate.
Students enrolled in this course should have successfully completed Basketball 1. These requirements include, but are not limited to, the benchmarks that are most relevant to this course. Appropriate ELA and Mathematics standards are also included to ensure a comprehensive educational experience.
Course Number: 1503315
Abbreviated Title: BASKETBALL 2
Number of Credits: Half credit (.5)
Course Length: Semester (S)
Course Type: Elective Course
Course Level: 2
Course Status: Course Approved
Grade Level(s): 9,10,11,12
Graduation Requirement: Physical Education