Roberto Clemente Teacher Resources
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Baseball Vocabulary Game: ESL Beginners
The most valuable part of this lesson is the instructions to "Vocabulary Baseball," which can be applied to any vocabulary or key terms list. The game uses word boxes and the autobiography of Roberto Clemente, which the lesson describes as "a biography on the internet" but isn't available within the activity.
6th - 8th English Language Arts
Holding Out for a Hero: Roberto Clemente
Students brainstorm lists of heroes, heroic qualities, and ways to pay tribute to heroes. In this Holding Out for a Hero lesson, students record Clemente's heroic attributes as athlete ad humanitarian. After visiting the Beyond Baseball site, students create their own Clemente exhibition using memorabilia.
4th - 8th Physical Education
Batting Practice: Using Math to Calculate Baseball Statistics
Students calculate and record batting average, hits, and at bats. For this Batting Practice: Using Math to Calculate Baseball Statistics lesson, students utilize mathematical formulas to determine the career statistics of baseball player Roberto Clemente.
5th - 8th Physical Education
Roberto Clemente: August 18, 1934
In this writing prompt worksheet, students learn the date August 18, 1934 as the birthday of baseball player Roberto Clemente. Students then answer the prompt: 'Baseball is considered America's pastime. When you are outside of school, what is your favorite pastime and why?
4th - 5th English Language Arts
Stealing Second: History in the Making
In this Stealing Second: History in the Making lesson, students evaluate the internet and newspaper as separate and credible resources. Students analyze Clemente as a baseball player and humanitarian. Students create a class timeline from internet headlines.
5th - 12th Technology & Engineering
Beisbol! Latino Baseball Pioneers and Legends
Students explore Latin America by researching the favorite past time, baseball. In 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.
1st - 6th Visual & Performing Arts
New Review Folktales of Zora Neale Hurston
Do you know why woodpeckers have red heads? Why the possum has no hair on its tail? Why a cat has nine lives? Find out by downloading this resource that uses Zora Neale Hurston's collection Mules and Men as the basis of a study of folktales.
7th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Young scholars explore tough questions in a fishbowl discussion about the economic and social barriers to playing certain sports. They synthesize their knowledge by writing dialogues illustrating some of the barriers some famous athletes might have faced.
6th - 12th English Language Arts
Art Through the Eyes of Youth
Students take a field trip to an art gallery reflecting on the paintings they like the most. Individually, they use magazines to find pictures related to their personality. In pairs, they make a mask to represent their ethnic group and discuss the purposes of African masks.
K - 8th Visual & Performing Arts
Sports Heroes and Private Action for the Common Good
Young readers explore philanthropy and its effects on the public good. They discuss athletes and their examples as philanthropists. They research a sports hero and play "The Match Game" to determine what they know about other sports heroes.
8th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Designed
Baseball: The Tenth Inning
The intent of this resource is to explore Latin American accomplishments in baseball, recognizing the changes in demographics of players over the last century. Social studies classes begin with a discussion and brainstorm surrounding African American baseball players' struggle for acceptance in the major leagues.
7th - 12th Social Studies & History
What Makes a Hero?
Here is a well-designed lesson inviting learners to consider the qualities of a hero. They describe the lives and deeds of national, state, and/or local heroes. This is a thoughtful lesson, which is part of a sequential group on heroes. Excellent web links are provided too!
4th - 8th Social Studies & History
Who's Got Game? The Lion or the Mouse?
Discuss bullying, folk tales, and more using this resource. Learners read the story The Lion and the Mouse by Toni and Slade Morrison, engage in cause and effect activities, make predictions, and discuss bullying. This is a motivating way to discuss important issues.
3rd - 5th English Language Arts
Jacob Lawrence's Freedom Trail
Young scholars read excerpts of autobiographies from Frederick Douglass and Harriet Tubman. After listening to excerpts of an oral reading of Frederick Douglass' book, they discuss the ways African Americans were treated on plantations. Individually, they compare and contrast their own lives to Douglass and view slides of Lawrence's paintings.
9th - 11th Social Studies & History