Harlem Globetrotters - Educational Lesson - SL
The Harlem Globetrotters exhibition basketball team is loved throughout the world for their brilliant ability to combine comedy, theater and amazing basketball skills. Although the Globetrotters originated in Illinois, their original manager decided to call them the "Harlem Globetrotters" because Harlem was the epicenter of African-American society and culture at that time. Students will find inspiration with this reading comprehension lesson and can test their critical thinking skills with the questions that follow.
Three fun facts about The Harlem Globetrotters:
Originally, the title of the group was the Savoy Big Five.
The Harlem Globetrotters’ signature song is "Sweet Georgia Brown."
In 1993, Mannie Jackson, who played on the team from 1962 to 1964, bought the team and became the first African American with a controlling ownership in an international sports team.
Harlem Supplemental Lessons
People learn in many different ways. One of the best ways to ensure that every lesson is forever remembered is by purchasing the supplemental lesson for each lesson. All of the supplemental lessons will contain three different activities to help build an understanding of the topic, and help reinforce what they have learned.
With your supplemental lesson, you can expect to receive a vocabulary list which will feature ten words and their definitions as they are related to the text.
For easy learning you will also enjoy ten fun facts that pertain to the lesson.
In addition to these tools, every supplemental lesson you also contain one word search puzzle.
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