"El Plátano Mágico" Nonfiction Multilevel Reading (Dominican Baseball Team)

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8th - 12th
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This is a true story adapted from a news article. Not many years ago, the Dominican baseball team was having a fantastic season...and they gave credit to one pitcher's "good luck charm"...a banana he kept in his pants during the game!

This packet contains 2 readings, one novice level (some knowledge of sports terms in advance is helpful), with comprehension questions in English, and one intermediate with a vocabulary-in-context activity. (The questions could also be used with the intermediate article!

Answer keys are also included.


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-Felipe Alou Interview Listening Activity (level 2 and up)

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