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P o e t r y . This Team The Silver Spokes. By : Bethania , Ingrid , Nico , Wilbert. This Team. The Silver Spokes. By : Arnold Adoff. What kind of basketball team can spin and fly and pop wheelies?. Can spin and fly and clutch And double

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P o e t r y

This Team The Silver Spokes

By : Bethania, Ingrid , Nico , Wilbert

This Team

The Silver Spokes

By : Arnold Adoff

What kind of basketball team can spin and fly and pop wheelies?

Can spin and fly and clutch

And double



Pop the s h a r p e s t wheelchair

wheeeelies as


D r I b b l e pass catch and

D r I v e on r o l l I n g down the floor

To block and pass and shoot and score

I need to make that happen

On my moving feet


dandobel (dua kali lipat )






menggiring bola melewatipemainlawandan


untukmencetak , melalui , menyerangdanmendapatnilai

sayaperlumembuatapa yang terjadiitu


Connect to Your Life

  • Do you like the fast action of basketball?

  • What part of basketball do you ilike best? Why?

  • yes i like the fast action of basketball.

  • the part of basketball i like is SHOOT

  • Because that part to decide the ball is in or out.

Key to The Poem

  • The form of the poem is the way the words and letters are placed on the page. Sometimes the form of a poem can show movement. What kind of movement do you think his poem shows?

  • Like a basketball game.

  • Think about the title and lines 5-6. What is different about this basketball team? What other words give clues?

  • This basketball is just not a normal basketball but this basketball game is using wheelchair. .

  • Wheelchair,wheelies, drive , and rolling.

  • 2. Why are the letters of some words in this poem spread out?

  • To show the movement of the word

  • 3. What are the “mving feet” in the last line ?

  • The player wanted to playing basketball in hi real feet.

  • 4. What do you think are the challanges of playing basketball in wheelchairs?

  • The challanges is the player are not just dribble, catch , and scoring but they must rolling the wheelchair until they play.

Think It Through

WorkBook Page 99

Spaced out in an irregular way.

Spread out

Spread out

The first line


6. Line 8: dribble  to bounce

Pass  quick

Catch  open

Line 9: drive and rolling  moving

7. Yes, This poem remain me of basket ball games.


For Listening :)

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