Casey at the Bat Curriculum Guide with unit studies in history, geography, science, music, math, language arts, and art. Learn about the history of baseball and its connection to American culture, Jackie Robinson, and the author of Casey at the Bat, Ernst Lawrence Thayer. Discover how baseballs are made and why professional athletes eat nutritious diets and exercise. Print out a map of the United States and find the location of each MLB team. Learn about the Casey at the bat poem by Ernest Lawrence Thayer, study the artwork of Norman Rockwell with activities and interactive links. Discover the different kinds of bands and how brass instruments produce sound. Solve math problems based on the geometric dimensions of the baseball field.
This curriculum guide was created to accompany the "Casey at the Bat" CD and MP3 featuring the London Philharmonic Orchestra, Grammy-nominated conductor Stephen Simon, and storyteller Yadu.The MP3 (only $8.98 through the Maestro Classics store on TeachersPayTeachers) includes extra educational tracks and a 24-page activity book.