1. Introduction to Baseball Hall of Fame
2. Discuss character traits.
3. Students perform a series of 6 acts in a play about various points in Lou Gehrig's life to illustrate personality traits.
4. List traits to describe Lou Gehrig after each act.
5. Question and answer period.
A. Examine the life and character attributes of Lou Gehrig, and those of other Hall of Famers, through historical data from various sources, including museum and library collections, artifacts, primary sources, oral testimonies and Web sites.
B. Analyze documentation to determine how qualities of Lou Gehrig's character contributed to his success as an athlete and human being, and inspired teammates and generations of fans.
C. Understand, through dialogue and discussion, why Lou Gehrig is an excellent role model to demonstrate the importance of these traits to and for every individual in today's society.
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Grades 3-5: CCSS ELA CONTENT: RL.3.1/4.1/5.1, RL.3.3/4.3/5.3, RL.3.4/4.4/5.4, SL.3.1/4.1/5.1, SL.3.2/4.2/5.2
Grades 6-8: CCSS ELA CONTENT: RI.6.3/7.3/8.3, RI.6.7/7.7/8.7, SL.6.1/7.1/8.1, SL.6.2/7.2/8.2, SL.6.6/7.6/8.6 - MCREL STANDARDS: Theatre Arts.Level 3.Standards 1,2,3,4
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