Basketball 2   (#1503315)

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Course Standards

General Course Information and Notes

Version Description

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

General Notes

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.

Florida’s Benchmarks for Excellent Student Thinking (B.E.S.T.) Standards
This course includes Florida’s B.E.S.T. ELA Expectations (EE) and Mathematical Thinking and Reasoning Standards (MTRs) for students. Florida educators should intentionally embed these standards within the content and their instruction as applicable. For guidance on the implementation of the EEs and MTRs, please visit and select the appropriate B.E.S.T. Standards package.

English Language Development ELD Standards Special Notes Section:
Teachers are required to provide listening, speaking, reading and writing instruction that allows English language learners (ELL) to communicate for social and instructional purposes within the school setting. For the given level of English language proficiency and with visual, graphic, or interactive support, students will interact with grade level words, expressions, sentences and discourse to process or produce language necessary for academic success. The ELD standard should specify a relevant content area concept or topic of study chosen by curriculum developers and teachers which maximizes an ELL’s need for communication and social skills. To access an ELL supporting document which delineates performance definitions and descriptors, please click on the following link:

Version Requirements

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.

General Information

Course Number: 1503315
Course Path:
Abbreviated Title: BASKETBALL 2
Number of Credits: Half credit (.5)
Course Length: Semester (S)
Course Type: Core Academic Course
Course Level: 2
Course Status: State Board Approved
Grade Level(s): 9,10,11,12
Graduation Requirement: Physical Education

Educator Certifications

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