Comprehension questions for every chapter of this book about the American crew team's quest to make it to the 1936 Olympics. Questions can be used for small group or whole class discussion, or as a writing journal where students reread passages in search of text evidence to support their answers.
These nine working-class young men demonstrated to Nazi Germany that grit, strength, and perseverance could overcome the greatest odds. Central to the book is the story of Joe Rantz, whose journey of strength came out of repeated personal hardship. You and your students will find this book hard to put down!