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The Negro Leagues : The People, Places and Experiences of Black Baseball
Get out of the classroom and go for a walk, all while teaching learners about the Negro baseball leagues of the early and mid-1900s. Based on a Walking Classroom podcast, this lesson explores the widespread impact of segregation on American society, specifically it's influence on America's favorite pastime, baseball.
4th - 6th Social Studies & History 3 Views 1 Download CCSS: Designed
How to Play Baseball a Social Skills Lesson
Team sports are quite social; they involve following rules, playing cooperatively, communication, taking turns, and interpersonal relations. Introduce your special education class to the all-American sport of baseball. They learn about the game, practice content-specific vocabulary, watch a cartoon about baseball, discuss social skills, and if time permits, play the game.
5th - 8th Physical Education 52 Views 98 Downloads
This is a wonderful exercise for learners to apply their critical thinking skills along with their knowledge of quadratic functions and parabolas. Young mathematicians investigate a real-world scenario about the height a baseball reaches when it is thrown.
8th - 12th Math 19 Views 24 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Students explore the change in values from the 1920's to the present. In groups, students use the internet to analyze Pete Rose and gambling in sports. The 1919 scandal of the World Series is explored and discussed by students. They compare and contrast the Black Sox and Pete Rose.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 17 Downloads
Baseball Proportion: Student Worksheet
Here is a simple and clever activity which illustrates the concept of mathematical proportion and size quite effectively. In it, two pupils hold baseball bats: one is a regulation-size bat, the other is a miniature souvenir bat. The class must determine how tall a person should be to have the souvenir bat in their hands while being proportionally correct.
4th - 6th Math 10 Views 26 Downloads
What does $29,000,000 buy you?
You have been hired by a local newspaper to analyze the salaries for baseball players. How would you describe the data including the shape, center, and spread in the context of the problem? Interpret the differences including possible effects of outliers.
8th - 12th Math 12 Views 25 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Learning about Baseball and History Through Film
Young scholars explore American history through films about baseball. In this film study lesson, students watch video clips from "The Babe," "A League of Their Own," "Eight Men Out," "The Jackie Robinson Story," and "Field of Dreams." Young scholars then use the provided film analysis sheet to log their impressions of the films and discuss American history topics.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 16 Views 37 Downloads
Here is a resource that demonstrates growth and the initial state of an equation. In this case, your class will be looking at baseball collections. How many baseball cards did the collector start out with, and how many were added or subtracted each year?
7th - 9th Math 3 Views 2 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Saluting Babe Ruth, the Bambino
Students explore life and career achievements of baseball legend, Babe Ruth, as well as research history of place of home run in game of baseball. Students then use their research findings to create displays for Babe Ruth Wing.
3rd - 5th Social Studies & History 10 Views 8 Downloads
2 Ball Bop
Use this creative activity to get your young athletes moving! Many baseball and softball coaches use this type of skill drill at practice. It improves hand-eye coordination and timing. If you are planning to use it in your PE class, use plastic bats and wiffle balls for safety reasons.
7th - 10th Physical Education 3 Views 10 Downloads
A Leauge of Their Own
Students explore the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League. Using internet research, they gather information concerning the formation of the Girls Professional League as well as the social requirements placed on each player. Students answer questions based on their research.
3rd - 5th Social Studies & History 6 Views 17 Downloads
Fifth graders prepare eight questions about the topic they are studying. In this board baseball review lesson game, questions are rated from easy to difficult and haw many bases students receive. The students are grouped in two teams and answer questions and move through the bases on the board.
5th Language Arts 3 Views 7 Downloads
Leadership: Leading Off
Students explore leadership skills. In this leadership lesson, students examine leadership styles as they reflect on controversies and celebrations in American baseball. Students discuss the attributes of positive and ethical leaders.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 6 Views 120 Downloads
"Charm School" for the All-American Girls Baseball Team - 1943
Learners analyze primary sources in terms of the social expectations of women in the 1940s, examine the All-American Girls Baseball League of the 1940s, and create baseball cards of one of the players on the team.
9th - 12th Physical Education 4 Views 11 Downloads
Negro Leagues Baseball eMuseum: Lesson Plan FAQs
Pupils obtain information that has meaningful to them and information that is new and different. Therefore, the more interesting the lesson, the higher the Students level of engagement there is. The themes of baseball and African American accomplishments in history are highly engaging, and provide powerful platforms from which to approach other historical lessons.
K - 12th Physical Education 6 Views 10 Downloads