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Popular Culture Through Baseball Cards and Language

by  National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum

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Pop Culture Through Baseball Cards and Language will explore the advent of baseball cards, their connection to tobacco and gum products, and their evolution into the modern day baseball card. Students will also learn about baseball terminology that has become part of everyday conversation in the classroom and workplace.

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About This Program

Cost

By Request: $150.00



Length

60 minutes for grades 7-12


Target Audience

Education: Grade(s) 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, Parent, Adult LearnersContent Providers: Content Providers

Minimum participants:

10

Maximum participants:

30


Primary Disciplines

Social Studies/History, Fine Arts, Economics/Business, Language Arts/English, Reading


Program Delivery Mode

Videoconference – Webcam/desktop (Zoom, Google Meet, Cisco WebEx, GoToMeeting, Microsoft Teams, Blue Jeans, etc...)



Booking Information

This is a regular videoconference program that has been added to the Hall of Fame's curriculum.

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Provider's Cancellation Policy

We will not charge for programs canceled due to snow days, of if the school provides 48 hours notice prior to the scheduled program.

About This Provider

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National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum

Cooperstown, NY
United States

The National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum is a not-for-profit educational institution dedicated to fostering an appreciation of the historical development of baseball and its impact on our culture by collecting, preserving, exhibiting and interpreting its collections for a global audience, as well as honoring those who have made outstanding contributions to our National Pastime.

Contact:
Education Department
Education@Baseballhall.org
6075470347

Program Details

Format

The instructor will introduce the subject of Pop Culture and offer a possible definition, followed by a listing of pop culture exams.

The instructor will then lead an interactive lecture on the history of baseball cards and how card collecting has become an important part of Popular culture.

Students will then learn about baseball terminology and answer multiple choice questions testing their familiarity with baseball terms in everyday conversation.

Objectives

The participant will:

develop a working definition of Pop Culture.

understand why baseball cards have been used as incentive to buy other products, such as tobacco and gum.

learn how baseball cards reflect popular trends in fashion, grooming, and personal taste.

Standards Alignment

National Standards

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RH.6-8.1 Cite specific textual evidence to support analysis of primary and secondary sources.

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RH.6-8.2 Determine the central ideas or information of a primary or secondary source; provide an accurate summary of the source distinct from prior knowledge or opinions.

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RH.6-8.9 Analyze the relationship between a primary and secondary source on the same topic.

State Standards

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RH.6-8.1 Cite specific textual evidence to support analysis of primary and secondary sources.

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RH.6-8.2 Determine the central ideas or information of a primary or secondary source; provide an accurate summary of the source distinct from prior knowledge or opinions.

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RH.6-8.9 Analyze the relationship between a primary and secondary source on the same topic.