Life
Baseball Career
Comprehension
Vocabulary
Verb Tenses
100
Where was Roberto Clemente from?
He was from Puerto Rico.
100
What team was Roberto Clemente on?
He was on the Pittsburgh Pirates.
100
Who was the first African American to join the Major Leagues?
Jackie Robinson
100
What are fans?
Fans are people who cheer for a player or a team.
100
What is the reason that something happens? (effect)
A cause is the reason why something happens.
200
Why did Roberto use empty soup cans for batting practice?
Because he was poor and could not afford to buy real baseballs.
200
Why did Roberto twist his neck when he played baseball?
Because his neck hurt badly while he played.
200
Why was Roberto Clemente upset with the press in the United States?
Because they made fun of his accent and wrote that he was a 'hot head' and 'lazy'.
200
What is a group of teams called?
A group of teams is called a league.
200
She was so mad that she ____ the book on the table.
Slammed
300
Why were the Pittsburgh fans so excited about Roberto?
Because he was a talented baseball player.
300
How many hits did Roberto Clemente have?
He had 3,000 hits.
300
Cause: There was a terrible earthquake in Central America
Effect: Roberto Clemente decided to fly to Central America to help those in need.
300
What is a vocabulary word that means 'to make something shiny'?
Polish
300
Prefixes. When you spell something wrong you ___-spell it. Add the prefix!
Misspell
400
What did Clemente do to help the victims of the Earthquake in Central America?
He was bringing them food and supplies.
400
How did Clemente play baseball in Puerto Rico?
He used to hit empty soup cans with a guava tree branch.
400
Cause: Roberto Clemente bought supplies to help those in need and flew to Central America
Effect: The plane crashed and Roberto Clemente died.
400
Where do people sit to watch baseball games?
People sit in stands to watch baseball games.
400
When you don't understand something you ____-understand.
Misunderstand.
500
Who is Roberto Clemente an inspiration for and why?
He is an inspiration for all Latin-Americans because he was the first Latino to win a World Series as a starter and one of 11 players in Major League history to get more than 3,000 hits.
500
What kind of honor did Roberto Clemente receive?
Roberto Clemente was elected into the Baseball Hall of Fame.
500
The author writes that Roberto' spirit 'still growing'? Please explain what the author means...
Roberto's charity and strong spirit continue to inspire many people today.
500
What is "the way something is said" ?
Pronounced means the way something is said.
500
Change the word!! Add a prefix and tell me the antonym for 'behaves'
Misbehaves
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