Tools for Teaching Pickleball (Middle School)

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Title:

Tools for Teaching Pickleball (Middle School)

URL:

https://openphysed.org/curriculum_resources/ms-pickleball

Content Source:

Other
Open PhysEd
Type: Lesson/Unit Plan

Overview:

Pickleball was a sport created for all ages and skill levels. It combines elements of tennis, badminton, and ping-pong into a fun court game that is easy for beginners to learn and challenging enough for competitive play.

This resource is a full unit plan with strategy cards, court diagrams, learning activities, and assessments. 

Content Standard(s):
Physical Education
PE (2019)
Grade: 6
6-1.8) Demonstrate defensive readiness and movement in all directions while maintaining correct position.

Examples: weight on balls of feet, arms extended and eyes on midsection of the offensive player

APE accommodation suggestions: Peer assistance; verbal cues; modeling

Physical Education
PE (2019)
Grade: 6
6-1.9) Perform a serve using correct technique with control for net and wall games.

Examples: volleyball, pickleball, racquetball, handball

APE accommodation suggestions: Use larger ball, smaller or shorter net, bigger target. Hand over hand assistance and modeling.

Physical Education
PE (2019)
Grade: 6
6-1.10) Strike with proper form in a stationary environment for a variety of games.

Examples: overhead volley in tennis, pass in volleyball, drive/putt in golf, pass in soccer

APE accommodation suggestions: Use longer or shorter implements for student success in controlling the implement.

Physical Education
PE (2019)
Grade: 6
6-1.11) Forehand-volley with a mature form and control using a short- or long-handled implement.

Examples: pickleball, tennis, badminton

APE accommodation suggestions: Use a balloon or beach ball.

Physical Education
PE (2019)
Grade: 6
6-2.1) Demonstrate a basic knowledge of the rules and regulations for a variety of games and activities.

Examples: modified game play, formative and summative assessments

APE accommodation suggestions: Make accommodations in the areas of rules, sporting behavior, and safety for the student to participate in the activity.

Physical Education
PE (2019)
Grade: 6
6-2.2) Identify appropriate sporting behavior and etiquette related to a variety of games and activities.

Examples: quiet during tennis rally, dealing with confrontational opponents

APE accommodation suggestions: Make accommodations in the areas of rules, sporting behavior, and safety for the student to participate in the activity.

Physical Education
PE (2019)
Grade: 7
7-1.11) Forehand- and backhand-volley with a mature form and control using a short- or long-handled implement.

APE accommodation suggestions: Use a balloon or beach ball.

Physical Education
PE (2019)
Grade: 7
7-2.1) Use the rules and regulations of a variety of activities and demonstrate a basic knowledge regarding techniques and strategies related to those activities.

APE accommodation suggestions: Make accommodations in the areas of rules, sporting behavior, and safety for the student to participate in the activity.

Physical Education
PE (2019)
Grade: 7
7-2.2) Demonstrate appropriate sporting behavior and etiquette related to a variety of games and activities.

Example: shaking hands at end of activity

APE accommodation suggestions: Make accommodations in the areas of rules, sporting behavior, and safety for the student to participate in the activity.

Physical Education
PE (2019)
Grade: 8
8-1.9) Execute a proper serve for distance and accuracy for net and wall games in modified game play.

APE accommodation suggestions: Use larger ball, smaller or shorter net, bigger target. Hand over hand assistance and modeling.

Physical Education
PE (2019)
Grade: 8
8-1.10) Strike with proper form in modified game play.

Examples: overhead volley in tennis, pass in volleyball, drive/putt in golf, pass in soccer

APE accommodation suggestions: Use longer or shorter implements for student success in controlling the implement.

Physical Education
PE (2019)
Grade: 8
8-1.11) Forehand- and backhand-volley with a mature form and control using a short- or long- handled implement during modified game play.

APE accommodation suggestions: Use a balloon or beach ball.

Physical Education
PE (2019)
Grade: 8
8-2.1) Apply the rules, techniques, and strategies for a variety of games and activities to play a modified game.

APE accommodation suggestions: Make accommodations in the areas of rules, sporting behavior, and safety for the student to participate in the activity.

Physical Education
PE (2019)
Grade: 8
8-2.2) Apply appropriate sporting behavior and etiquette in a modified game.

Example: self-managing during the activity

APE accommodation suggestions: Make accommodations in the areas of rules, sporting behavior, and safety for the student to participate in the activity.

Physical Education
PE (2019)
Grade: 8
8-2.3) Apply appropriate safety behaviors in a modified game.

APE accommodation suggestions: Make accommodations in the areas of rules, sporting behavior, and safety for the student to participate in the activity.

Tags: net games, pickleballl, striking
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Author: Ginger Aaron-Brush
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