I have been so excited to see the updates that the Reds’ pitchers and catchers are reporting that I was a bit inspired to create. I am still on my inspiring-male-readers-kick, so in addition to focusing on basketball and football, I have enhanced my knowledge of baseball.
When I think about baseball, I wish I could tell you that my focus is on the game… how many hits, errors, RBIs, etc. However, I most love going for the people watching, snack-eating, craft beer sampling, and the chance to see how excited my children get when the snow cone guy approaches.
Unlike my All About Athletes Close Reading Bundle, this Baseball Close Reading Bundle focuses on more of the history of all things baseball: Bobbleheads, the Seventh Inning Stretch, Take Me Out to the Ballgame, Forbes Field, and The History of Baseball Grub. While many baseball players are worthy of writing about, I wanted to focus student thinking on the sport, not just the people that play.
This 22-page NO PREP close reading tool is includes text dependent questions and a cause and effect graphic organizer. Utilize it for one-on-one, small group, whole class, or reading center test prep.