Roberto Clemente: Pride of the Pittsburgh Pirates
By: Jonah Winter
Illustrated By: Raul Colon
 
Genre: Biography
Essential Question: What are the traits of a hero?
 
Vocabulary:
  • stands: seats at a stadium or ballpark
  • fans: great admirers
  • score: to make a point or points in a game
  • league: group of teams that compete against one another
  • slammed: hit with sudden force
  • polish: to make shine; to make something better
  • style: a way of doing something
  • pronounced: said clearly and correctly
Phonics:
  • Long i Spelled i, ie, igh
Target Skills and Strategies
  • Cause and Effect
  • Literal and Nonliteral Meanings
  • Visualize
  • Prefix mis-
  • Grammar - Plural Nouns with -s and -es
Spelling Words:
Long i Spellings
  1. slight
  2. mild
  3. sight
  4. pie
  5. mind
  6. tie
  7. pilot
  8. might
  9. lie
  10. tight
  11. blind
  12. fight
  13. die
  14. midnight
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