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Negro Leagues team A Reading Lesson
Pair up and answer the following • What are the 2 most famous sports in the US? • What do you know about baseball? • What do you think “Negro League Baseball Team” means?
In groups of 3, organize the text according to the paragraphs. You have 5 minutes
Find in the text • 5 cognate words – • 2 countries – • 2 occupations – • The name of the first African-American in the modern era to play on a Major League roster- • The decade the Negro Leagues teams ended-
True or False? Correct the false ones. • The first professional African-Americans were Moses Fleetwood Walker and Bud Fowler. • Andrew “Rube” Foster and other Midwestern team owners formed the Negro National League. • The Negro Leagues did not help to develop economy in many black communities. • Because the best black players were recruited for the Major Leagues, the Negro Leagues multiplied.
Answer the following questions • Why was the Negro Leagues such an important movement? • What kind of problems do you think the black players suffered at that time?
Create a tagxedo using 5 to 10 words in english related to the questions you`ve just discussed and/or from today`s lesson.