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The Sporting Life
Sports in the U.S. and around the world
Katie Subra, MSLU – [email protected]
How do these vocabulary words relate to football?
How do these vocabulary words relate to basketball?
How do these vocabulary words relate to baseball?
How do these vocabulary words relate to soccer?
Create a Venn Diagram in Groups of 4-5 comparing two topics as assigned by the instructor. Your diagram may include lists of sports, rules, vocabulary, fan trends, global trends, etc…
Your diagram must include at least 3 similarities & 3 differences.
Pick a partner from the opposite class. Interview them to find out their interests and hobbies and then make a judgment about what sports would be right for them. Be prepared to share your ideas.
Sports can be categorized in many ways.
Here is a partial alphabetical list from myvocabulary.com:
A)Acrobatics, Aikido, Archery, Auto racing, Autocross
B)Badminton, Baseball, Basketball, Biathlon, Bicycling, Bobsledding, Bowling, BoxingC)Calisthenics, Cricket, Croquet, Cross country skiing, Curling, CyclingD)Decathlon, Discus, Diving, Dog racing, DressageE)EquestrianF)Fencing, Field hockey, Figure skating, Fishing, FootballG)Go-carting, Golf H)Hammer throw, Hang gliding, High jumping, Hockey, Horseback riding, Horseshoes, Hunting, HurlingI)Ice hockey, Ice fishingJ) Jai alai, Javelin throw, JudoK)Karate, KayakingL)Lacrosse, Lawn bowling, LugeM) Marathon, MotocrossP)Poker, Pole vault, Power liftingR) Race walk, Racing, Racquetball, Road race, Roller sports, Rugby, RunningS)Sailing, Shark diving, Shuffleboard, Skateboarding, Skeet shooting, Skiing, Slalom, Sled-dog racing, Sledding, Snowboarding, Soccer, Softball, Spinning, Squash, Stock-car racing, Sumo wrestling, Surfing, SwimmingT)Table tennis, Tae Kwon Do, Tennis, Tobogganing, Track, Track and field, Triathlon V)Vaulting, Volleyball W)Water polo, Water skiing, Weightlifting, WrestlingX)Xtremesports
Think about the following topic:
Write your answer on a piece of paper. Justify your answer with details and reasons. Also, consider mentioning some opposing reasons.