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Four Square

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Title:

Four Square

URL:

https://sportsknowhow.com/four-square/index.html

Content Source:

Other
Sports Know How
Type: Informational Material

Overview:

Although it has been a playground staple for decades, the origins of the game Four Square remain somewhat murky, with differing accounts of how the game started and when. Some sources date the game back to the early 1960s, while others suggest that the game began only a decade or so prior to that time.

Use this resource to learn more about the history, court dimensions, and game rules of four square.

Content Standard(s):
Physical Education
PE (2019)
Grade: 2
2-1.14) Demonstrate volleying lightweight objects with partner.

APE accommodation suggestions: Lightweight object could include larger and/or more colorful object/ball or object of contrasting colors: suspended tether ball

Physical Education
PE (2019)
Grade: 3
3-1.14) Demonstrate volleying a ball with an underhand and overhand technique with a partner.

Examples: balloon, beach ball, foam ball

APE accommodation suggestions: Lightweight object could include larger and/or more colorful object/ball or object of contrasting colors: suspended tether ball

Physical Education
PE (2019)
Grade: 4
4-1.14) Demonstrate volleying a ball using a two-hand overhead and underhand technique, sending it upwards toward a target.

Examples: balloon, beach ball, foam ball

APE accommodation suggestions: Lightweight object could include larger and/or more colorful object/ball or object of contrasting colors: suspended tether ball

Physical Education
PE (2019)
Grade: 5
5-1.14) Demonstrate volleying a ball with a two-hand overhead and underhand technique, in a dynamic environment.

Examples: two square, four square, handball, spike ball

APE accommodation suggestions: Lightweight object could include larger and/or more colorful object/ball or object of contrasting colors: suspended tether ball

Tags: four square, hand striking, striking
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Author: Ginger Aaron-Brush
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