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For this grammar worksheet set, students answer 68 questions on 5 pages in which they identify the proper use of the verbs is and are. They ensure that there is subject/verb agreement in each sentence by either choosing is or are, or writing the correct word on the blank lines.
Students examine the salaries of professional sports players. Using the baseball strike, they identify the repercussions of the event to the sport. They complete an interactive activity to determine if baseball players are overpaid. They apply economic concepts to answer questions at the end of the activity.
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. Students will choose their roles by researching specific characters using examples and resources listed in the lesson.
Students obtain information that has meaningful to them and information that is new and different. Therefore, the more interesting the lesson plan, 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.
Pupils 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 pupils. They compare and contrast the Black Sox and Pete Rose. Students discuss gambling on baseball games.
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.
While a nifty idea, this presentation is slightly difficult to follow and use. The PowerPoint involves an exploration of the parts of speech, including the use of nouns and adjectives, using animation, music, and interactive elements. However, not all the questions are given, and playing the baseball game is not intuitive.
In this nouns and verbs worksheet, students underline the complete subject once and the complete predicate twice in 7 sentences. Students identify the underlined words in 7 sentences as complete subject, complete predicate, simple subject or simple predicate. Students choose groups of words to make 5 fragments complete sentences.
Students examine online or hard copy timelines of athletics, discuss what they like and dislike about time tables they have reviewed, research in small groups history of basketball, baseball, gymnastics, or track and field, and create two-part timelines, depicting both men and women involved in sport.