Outdoor Sports

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Carone Learning Category: Lifestyle
Subject: Physical Education
Recommended Grade Level: 9-12
Course Credit: One semester, 0.5 credits (5 units in CA)
Recommended Pre-Requisites: None
Enroll in online PE, health, or elective classes at Carone LearningCourse Description

This course provides students with an overview of dual and individual sports. Students learn about a variety of sports, and do an in-depth study of hiking and orienteering, golf, and dual volleyball. Students learn not only the history, rules, and guidelines of each sport, but practice specific skills related to many of these sports. Students also learn the FITT principles, benefits of fitness, and safety and technique. Students conduct fitness assessments, set goals, and participate in weekly physical activity.

Units & Tasks

This course is divided into the following Units and Sections.

  • Course Introduction
  • Unit 1: Getting Started
    • 1 Fitness Assessment
    • 2 Fitness Analysis
    • 3 Getting Fit
  • Unit 2: Sports Participation
    • 1 FITT Principles
    • 2 Exercise Safety
    • 3 Individual & Dual Sports
  • Unit 3: Outdoor Sports
    • 1 Exploring the Outdoors
    • 2 Navigating the Outdoors
  • Unit 4: Racquet Sports
    • 1 Tennis
    • 2 Tennis Skills
  • Unit 5: Golf
    • 1 Golf
    • 2 Golf Skills
  • Unit 6: Volleyball
    • 1 Volleyball
    • 2 Volleyball Skills
  • Unit 7: Staying Active
    • 1 Post Assessment

Within each section students have the following tasks to view or complete:

  1. Game Plan—an outline of tasks for that section
  2. Lessons—multimedia lessons about the section topic
  3. Sprint—links to other online sites with additional information
  4. Team Huddle*—asynchronous class discussion on an assigned topic
  5. Assignment*—section assignment to enforce section concepts
  6. Quiz*—assessment of lesson comprehension
  7. Fitness Log*— a record of your workout sessions for each week

The items marked with an asterisk above are those that must be submitted for a grade.


There are 16 sections in this course. Each section is designed to be completed in about one week’s time. However, students may take more or less time as needed. A recommended pacing guide is provided within the course.

Exercise Requirements

12 weeks of exercise at 3 hours per week is required for this course. An accelerated course version is available that requires 8 weeks of exercise at 4 hours per week. All fitness logs require at least ONE form of verification, which can be provided by a supervising adult, a MOVband device, or a Polar heart rate monitor.

In addition, students will be asked to participate in a variety of sports, as outlined in the section list above. Students may be asked to complete participation report assignments or skills videos, which require recording one’s self via digital video. If there is an issue with these assignments, please contact the instructor to discuss alternative options.

Exercise Library

This course includes complimentary access to Carone Learning’s Exercise Library, with pictures, videos, and descriptions of almost 300 exercises. The library is searchable by exercise type, muscle group, or equipment (including resistance bands, weights, exercise balls, or no equipment at all).

Parent & Teacher Guides

Parent and teacher guides available.

Additional Materials

There are no required textbooks or materials for this course. Access to exercise equipment is recommended, but not required. Some optional fitness tracking equipment is available through Carone Learning.

Technical Requirements
An internet connection and computer or tablet is required. Software requirements include a PDF reader, and word-processing application (such as Microsoft Word, Google Docs, or Open Office).
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