National Standards and Outcomes Focus for the Skillastics® Basketball
Standard 1.Demonstrates competency in a variety of motor skills and movement patterns.
- Standard 1 [E6.3-4]: Performs a sequence of locomotor skills, transitioning from one skill to another smoothly/without hesitation (3); Combines traveling with manipulative skills of dribbling, throwing, catching, and striking in teacher- and/or student-designed small-sided practice tasks (4).
- Standard 1 [E15.4-5]: Throws to a moving partner with reasonable accuracy in a non-dynamic environment (4); Throws with accuracy, both partners moving (5a); Throws with reasonable accuracy in dynamic, small-sided practice tasks (5b).
- Standard 1 [E17.3-5]: Dribbles and travels in general space at slow to moderate jogging speed with control of ball and body (3); Dribbles in self-space with both the preferred and the non-preferred hand using a mature pattern (4a); Dribbles in general space with control of ball and body while increasing and decreasing speed (4b); Combines hand dribbling with other skills during one-on-one practice tasks (5).
- Standard 1 [E20.4-5]: Dribbles with hand/feet in combination with other skills (e.g., passing, receiving, shooting) (4); Hand/foot-dribbles with mature patterns in a variety of small-sided game forms (5).
- Standard 1 [E26.4]: Combines traveling with the manipulative skills of dribbling, throwing, catching, and striking in teacher- and/or student-designed small-sided practice task environments (4).
Standard 2.Applies knowledge of concepts, principles, strategies and tactics related to movement and performance.
- Standard 2 [E1.3-5]: Recognizes the concept of open spaces in a movement context (3); Applies the concept of open spaces to combination skills involving traveling (e.g., dribbling and traveling) (4a); Applies the concept of closing spaces in small-sided practice tasks (4b); Dribbles in general space with changes in direction and speed (4c); Combines spatial concepts with locomotor and non-locomotor movements for small groups in gymnastics, dance, and games environments (5).
- Standard 2 [E2.3-5]: Recognizes locomotor skills specific to a wide variety of physical activities (3); Combines movement concepts with skills in small-sided practice tasks, gymnastics, and dance environments (4); Combines movement concepts with skills in small-sided practice tasks/games environments, gymnastics, and dance with self-direction (5).
Standard 3.Demonstrates the knowledge and skills to achieve and maintain a health-enhancing level of physical activity and fitness.
- Standard 3 [E2.3-5]: Engages in the activities of physical education class without teacher prompting (3); Actively engages in the activities of physical education class, both teacher-directed and independent (4); Actively engages in all the activities of physical education (5).
Standard 4. Exhibits responsible personal and social behavior that respects self and others.
- Standard 4 [E4.3-5]: Works cooperatively with others (3a); Praises others for their success in movement performance (3b); Praises the movement performance of others both more and less-skilled (4a); Accepts “players” of all skill levels into the physical activity (4b); Accepts, recognizes, and actively involves others with both higher and lower skill abilities into physical activities and group projects (5).
- Standard 4 [E5.3-5]: Recognizes the role of rules and etiquette in physical activity with peers (3); Exhibits etiquette and adherence to rules in a variety of physical activities (4); Critiques the etiquette involved in rules of various game activities (5).
- Standard 4 [E6.3-5]: Works independently and safely in physical activity settings (3); Works safely with peers and equipment in physical activity settings (4); Applies safety principles with age-appropriate physical activities (5).
Standard 5. Recognizes the value of physical activity for health, enjoyment, challenge, self-expression, and/or social interaction.
- Standard 5 [E2.3-5]: Discusses the challenge that comes from learning a new physical activity (3); Rates the enjoyment of participating in challenging and mastered physical activities (4); Expresses (via written essay, visual art, creative dance) the enjoyment and/or challenge of participating in a favorite physical activity. (5).