PEG407: Elective - Aquatics (2012-2013)
CURRICULUM PROGRAM: Physical Education
COURSE TITLE: Aquatics
CALENDAR YEAR: 2012-2013
GRADE LEVEL: 10-12
COURSE LENGTH: 36 weeks
Major Concepts/Content: This semester or year long course is designed to enable students in grades ten through twelve to continue to develop the movement skills and conceptual knowledge in sports and physical activities of the student’s choosing. The course focuses on one category of sport or activity, teaching and improving the motor skills and tactical knowledge unique to that category of physical activity, which may include individual non-competitive activities listed.
Major Instructional Activities: Each course provides advanced instruction in the selected sports and physical activities. Enhanced understanding and application of more complex tactics and skills for enjoyment of full participation in sports and physical activity is the goal. Students analyze sports strategies and design tactics and routines for improved performance. A school’s offering of elective sports activities is limited only by the facilities, equipment, and expertise available at the school. The following list of sports and physical activities in each category is not inclusive.
Major Evaluative Techniques: Multiple assessment strategies are used to enable students to develop their motor skills and concepts. Examples are checklists, written summaries, authentic performance tasks, activity logs, selected and constructed response tests, and product assessment by the teacher, self, and peers.
Lifeguard Training | Synchronized Swimming | Swimming | Water Polo