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Students explore Latin America by researching the favorite past time, baseball. For this Latin culture lesson, students identify the leaders in the Latin American baseball movement such as Felipe Alou, Jose Mendze, and the great Roberto Clemente. Students practice using baseball vocabulary terms and answer study questions based on the book they are assigned to read.
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.
Everyone can be an MVP! Young learners create their own baseball cards about themselves in this autobiographical lesson. They use information about their lives to create a baseball trading card. They make flash cards using baseball vocabulary, and play vocabulary games. Additionally, they break into pairs and practice being an interviewer and/or interviewee.
Get in touch with Charlie Parker's jazz beats as learners explore new words in Chris Raschka's onomatopoeic book Charlie Parker Played Be Bop. Scholars are acquainted with some musical terminology before they hear these terms in the text: alone, barbecue, be bop, saxophone, and trombone. They utilize context clues, raising a hand when they hear one of the focus words. Don't skip the comprehension questions as they are the best tool in this resource. Each word has a set of questions prompting budding readers to connect these terms to familiar concepts. Find the text on YouTube if you don't have it on hand.