Resources for “Lou Gehrig: The Luckiest Man”

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This week, we are reading Lou Gehrig: The Luckiest Man in our Houghton Mifflin reading anthology.  We will use this POWERPOINT to introduce the selection.

Here are some resources to increase your comprehension and enjoyment of this reading selection.

Click on “Meet the Author” and “Meet the Illustrator” to learn about the author and illustrator.

Click on Spelling List for this week’s spelling words.

Click on e-Word Game to practice the vocabulary words.

Click on “Luckiest Man” speech to listen to and watch Lou Gehrig’s speech.

Click on National Baseball Hall of Fame to read more about Lou Gehrig.

Blog question:  What makes Lou Gehrig a hero?

Lou Gehrig: The Luckiest Man
Adler, Dav A.
AR Quiz No. 14422 EN Nonfiction
BL: 4.6 – AR Pts: 0.5
AR Quiz Types: RPVP
Rating: 3.0
Traces the life of the Yankees’ star ballplayer, focusing on his character and his struggle with the terminal disease amyotrophic lateral sclerosis.

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