Oi Grade 10!
Check out the YouTube video from ESPN science about Miami Heat basketball player Lebron James... I wonder, how are science and sport connected? What do you See-Think-Wonder?
As we progress through our invasion unit on basketball, consider the following enduring understanding and essential questions.
- Basketball develops the skills and attitudes to be successful both on and off the court
- What movement skills and concepts practiced in invasion activities transfer into basketball?
- How is leadership, fair-play, teamwork and communication used in basketball? How could these skills be applied outside of the PE setting?
- What are the physical fitness components developed in basketball?
- In what ways does basketball develop physical and health literacy?
I wonder, what lessons in developing a growth mindset could you learn from basketball player Brandon Todd?
- James Naismith (Canadian!), the man widely regarded as the inventor of basketball, was born on November 6, 1861
- The original basketball was closed at the bottom, a ladder was needed to recover the ball
- Basketball has been in every summer Olympics since 1936
- Basketball is the national sport of Lithuania and Georgia
Heritage Minute - Historica Canada
Assessment in PE
Review the Descriptors of Achievement and Grades to help guide your development throughout this unit. Please note assessment rubrics for this unit are shared in our folder for PE.
Take a look at the following videos to help guide your motor skills development...
Finishing up our discussion on basketball... What new thinking has taken place at the end of our unit?
I wonder, what new understandings have you gained after your participation in basketball?
Draw upon our enduring understanding, essential questions, as well as our experiences in PE and/or a basketball-related resource to help guide your thinking.