Curriculum Standards

Here are some curriculum standards that can be met through the Athletes as Readers and Leaders program.

CSLA Standards and Guidelines for Strong School Libraries.
5.1 - Learns about Children's and Young Adult literature, authors, illustrators.
5.2.3 - Understands the reasons for reading and appreciates the expressive difference among formats.

AASL Standards for the 21st Century Learner:
Share knowledge and participate ethically and productively as members of our democratic society:
3.1.2 - Participate and collaborate as members of a social and intellectual network of learners.
3.1.5 - Connect learning to community issues.
3.2.2 - Show social responsibility by participating actively with others in learning situations and by contributing questions and ideas during group discussions.
3.3.3 - Use knowledge and information skills and dispositions to engage in public conversation and debate around issues of common concern.
3.3.5 - use information and knowledge in the service of democratic values.

Pursue personal and aesthetic growth
4.1.1 - Read, view, and listen for pleasure and personal growth.

California Curriculum Content Standards
English Language Arts
1.0 Listening and Speaking Strategies

1.0 Listening and Speaking Strategies Students formulate adroit judgments about oral communication. They deliver focused and coherent presentations that convey clear and distinct perspectives and demonstrate solid reasoning. They use gestures, tone, and vocabulary tailored to the audience and purpose (11th and 12th grades)


Physical Education Standards

In elementary:

Standard 3: Students assess and maintain a level of physical fitness to improve health and performance.

Fitness Concepts

3.1 Participate in physical activities that are enjoyable and challenging.

Standard 4: Students demonstrate knowledge of physical fitness concepts, principles, and strategies to improve health and performance

4.2 Explain the importance of drinking water during and after physical activity.

4.3 Explain that nutritious food provides energy for alertness and mental concentration

Standard 5: Students demonstrate and utilize knowledge of psychological and sociological concepts, principles, and strategies that apply to the learning and performance of physical activity.

5.7 Participate positively in physical activities that rely on cooperation

In high school:

Standard 2: Students achieve a level of physical fitness for health and performance while demonstrating knowledge of fitness concepts, principles, and strategies