Book activities for "She Loved Baseball: the Effa Manley Story"

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Here is a wonderful book about an unsung hero. This book will give an introduction to civil rights, Negro Leagues, and women's rights. Students will also be inspired to see that anyone can create change in the world.

This biographical picture book is about Effa Manley. She was the first--and only--woman inducted into the prestigious National Baseball Hall of Fame. This is a wonderful read for kids and adults

She Loved Baseball: the Effa Manley Story
written by Audrey Vernick
illustrated by Don Tate
Publisher, Year: HarperCollins, 2010
ISBN: 9780061349201
Ages: 5-10
Grade Level: Kindergarten - 5
Lexile: 770 AD

Summary: The story of Effa Manley, the first woman to be in the Baseball Hall of Fame.

Keywords:
African Americans, Manley, Effa 1897-1981, Newark Eagles Baseball Team, Women--Biography, Literacy Centers, Book Unit, Picture Book Unit, Novel Study, Picture Book Studies, Literature Study, Literature Unit and Activities, Reading Circles, Book Activities, Picture Book Activities


Reviews:
Kirkus (10/15/10)
Booklist (09/01/10)
School Library Journal (11/01/10)
Publishers’ Weekly

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Common Core Standards:

RI
2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 2.4, 2.5, 2.6, 2.7, 2.10
3.1, 3.2, 3.3, 3.4, 3.7, 3.10
4.1, 4.2, 4.3, 4.4, 4.5, 4.10
5.1, 5.2, 5.3, 5.4, 5.10

This product contains the following activities:

Computer vocabulary practice with Quizlet
Vocabulary Map
Vocabulary and definition cards – there are five words on each page. There is the word and the definition next to it. These could be laminated and cut apart to study or play a matching game. Or you could cut through half of the page horizontally under either the word or the definition and fold down the center on the line. This would make a foldable pamphlet and you could have kids draw a picture, write a sentence, synonym, antonym, or other vocabulary activity.
Linking Vocabulary Words
Word sorts by number of syllables, parts of speech, alphabetical order, and number of letters--all with answer keys
Word shapes with answer key
Choose correct spelling of a word from four choices with correct spelling with answer key
7 Vocabulary Words with answer key
Words with missing letters with answer key
Wordsearch with answer key
Scrambled words with answer key
Marking the text with answer key
Author and Illustrator
Sequencing seven events with sequencing page and answer key
Title page activity with answer key
Timeline for Effa Manley
Write the questions to these answers
Scrambled sentences with worksheet for rewriting
Bookmark Scavenger Hunt
About Effa Manley
Book interview with a friend
A-B-C Book Order
Three most important events
Draw your favorite part of the book
How Effa Manley made a difference
Draw a comic strip to summarize the book
Describe an event
Folding Face
Effa’s Acrostic
Board Game






















Total Pages
68
Answer Key
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Book activities for "She Loved Baseball: the Effa Manley Story"
Book activities for "She Loved Baseball: the Effa Manley Story"
Book activities for "She Loved Baseball: the Effa Manley Story"
Book activities for "She Loved Baseball: the Effa Manley Story"