This multi-file unit includes a four-day lesson plan for a close reading unit on baseball themed materials. What a perfect way to kick-off the month of March (spring training) or the upcoming MLB season.
The kit includes:
4-day lesson plan
Baseball idioms worksheet
Baseball essay prompt
"Centerfield" lyrics analysis sheet
Hall of Fame Debate text document
Pete Rose timeline document
Baseball links document for a list of other resources to consult
Students will work through multiple texts to draw conclusions about how we define heroes in professional sports--from baseball to boxing to professional cycling.
This is a close reading unit you and your students will enjoy working on together. It's a home run purchase. You can't strike out! (Sorry, couldn't help myself with the baseball puns...)