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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 35 Views 89 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
The Negro Leagues : The People, Places and Experiences of Black Baseball
Get out of the classroom and go for a walk, all while teaching students 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
Learning about Baseball and History Through Film
Students 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." Students then use the provided film analysis sheet to log their impressions of the films and discuss American history topics.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 12 Views 33 Downloads
Letter Sound Fluency, Letter Baseball
Students explore English by completing a baseball style activity in class. For this word sound lesson, students discuss the sound a "d" makes and identify different words that start with that sound. Students play a game of vocabulary baseball by pronouncing words correctly and traveling the "bases" in two separate teams.
K - 1st Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 5 Downloads
Women in Baseball:Talk Show
Students explore the development of women's baseball during the 20th century. They "role play" women who participated in some form of baseball (amateur, semi-professional, or professional) as well as other advocates of women's sports as guests on a modern day talk show.
7th - 9th Social Studies & History 3 Views 8 Downloads
"Charm School" for the All-American Girls Baseball Team - 1943
Young scholars 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
Learners 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 learners. They compare and contrast the Black Sox and Pete Rose.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 16 Downloads
Negro Leagues Baseball eMuseum: Lesson Plan FAQs
Students 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
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 23 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Fifth graders prepare eight questions about the topic they are studying. In this board baseball review lesson plan 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