The following basketball resource, designed for Middle School students (aged 11-14) in the USA, has been carefully aligned with NASPE National Standards, and addresses: Moving efficiently in general space, throwing and catching, Muscular strength and endurance, aerobic capacity, Cooperation, leadership, accepting challenges.
In 'This is How We Roll' the object is for O(ffence) to score a basket off of a pick and roll. Learning the pick and roll gives your team another way to take high percentage shots. Please also see the accompanying Basketball Practice Plan.
In this unit, pupils will focus on developing more advanced skills and apply them in game situations in order to outwit opponents. Pupils will prepare tournaments and compete in them. They will work in groups taking on a range of roles and responsibilities to help each other to prepare and improve as a team and to develop a deeper understanding about healthy lifestyles and fitness.