por Ernest Lawrence Thayer
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Football HooliganismCommonLit Staff
Violent acts and delinquent behavior have long been associated with soccer games. The need to feel accepted by a group and to gain power are the main reasons people partake in what is known as football hooliganism.Pair “Football Hooliganism” with “Casey at the Bat” and ask students to discuss how each piece portrays sports fans. Where does this behavior stem from? Why do fans put so much energy/emotion into games?
The Emperor's New ClothesHans Christian Andersen
In "The Emperor's New Clothes," two swindlers convince the emperor to wear clothing that is invisible to the foolish or stupid.Pair “The Emperor’s New Clothes” with “Casey at the Bat” and ask students to discuss how arrogance factors into corruption. Do the main characters in these pieces share any personality traits? Do they like to put on a show?
Aurelia Dobre: World Champion GymnastChris Woods
In Chris Woods' poem "Aurelia Dobre: World Champion Gymnast," a speaker describes watching a gymnast perform.Pair “Casey at the Bat” with “Aurelia Dobre: World Champion Gymnast” and ask students to discuss how the two poems use figurative language to explore sports. How does the tone of each poem compare? What effect does the tone have on the overall theme of each poem?
Most Valuable PlayerSarah Van Arsdale
In Sarah Van Arsdale's poem "Most Valuable Player," a speaker describes what it would be like to have a trophy.Pair “Casey at the Bat” with “Most Valuable Player” and ask students to discuss how the two poems explore success in sports. How does the portrayal of the two players compare? How does the point of view of each poem contribute to the overall themes?
Amigo BrothersPiri Thomas
In Piri Thomas' short story "Amigo Brothers," two best friends compete against each other in a boxing match.Pair “Casey at the Bat” with “Amigo Brothers” and ask students to discuss how the characters of the two texts approach an obstacle in sports. What contributes to their success and their perceived failure? How do the authors build suspense during the sporting events in the two texts?
Baseball Is A Field Of Dreams — And Dashed Hopes — For DominicansDavid Lagesse
In the informational text "Baseball Is A Field Of Dreams — And Dashed Hopes — For Dominicans" David Lagesse discusses the influence that baseball has had in the Dominican Republic.Pair “Casey at the Bat” with “Baseball Is A Field Of Dreams — And Dashed Hopes — For Dominicans” and ask students to discuss how both texts explore the consequences of a player’s overconfidence. How do the two texts explore themes of corruption in different ways?
Baseball: From pitch to hitsStephen Ornes
In the informational text "Baseball: From pitch to hits," Stephen Ornes discusses the physics behind baseball.Pair “Casey at the Bat” with “Baseball: From pitch to hits” to provide students with a poem about baseball. What does a batter have to take into consideration when a ball is pitched towards them? If scientists were collecting data while Casey was at bat, what do you think they would want to know in order to determine why he struck out?
The SaveJoseph Bruchac
In "The Save," a teenage lacrosse player named Oren needs help gaining confidence and learns from his grandfather.Pair “Casey at the Bat” with “The Save” and ask students to compare Casey and Oren’s character traits. How do their character traits ultimately contribute to the outcomes of the games?