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  • Common Core alignment to "Reading: Literature and Subject-related Content" is to 3 key phrases:
    "Particular Topic", "Grade Relevant Text and Subject Area" and "Context".
  • CCSS Alignment Strand Numbers for Specific Grades:
    Particular Topic= "CCSS.ELA-Literacy." precedes these numbers: 4.6. 5.6, 6.6, 7.6, 8.6, 9-10.6, 11-12.6
    Grade & Subject-Relevant Text/Area= "CCSS.ELA-Literacy." precedes these numbers:
    (Reading: Informational Text) RI.2.4, RI.3.4, RI.4.4. RI.5.4, RI.6.4, RI.7.4, RI.8.4, RI.9-10.4, RI.11-12.4
    (Reading: Literature) RL.2.4, RL.3.4, RL.4.4. RL.5.4, RL.6.4, RL.7.4, RL.8.4, RL.9-10.4, RL.11-12.4
    Context= "CCSS.ELA-Literacy." precedes these numbers: 2.4a, 3.4a, 4.4a, 5.4a, 6.4a, 7.4a, 8.4a, 9-10.4a, 11-12.4a

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    Baseball Vocabulary Word List (396)
    A)Ability, Accuracy, Activated, Activity, Advantage, Aggressive, All-star, American League, Announcer, Appeal, Appearance, Appreciation, Area, Asset, Athlete, Attentive, Attitude, Audition, Averages, Awards, Away game, Awesome
    B)Balance, Balance, Balk, Ball park, Ball player, Banish, Base, Baseball, Baseman, Batter, Batter up, Beaten, Behavior, Bleachers, Blindside, Bonding, Brick, Broadcast, Brutal, Bunt
    C)Call, Career, Catch, Catcher, Caution, Celebration, Center, Champion, Championship, Character, Charisma, Cheer, Cities, Classic, Clubhouse, Coach, Collegiate, Commemorate, Commitment, Common-sense, Communication, Competition, Conditioning, Conference, Confidence, Confrontation, Consistent, Contest, Control, Controversial, Cooperation, Cooperstown, Correct, Courageous, Crowds, Crush
    D)Dangerous, Daunting, Dead ball, Defeat, Defense, Dependable, Desire, Determination, Diligent, Direction, Disabled list, Disastrous, Discipline, Dispute, Division, Dominate, Double, Double header, Draft, Dugout, Dynamic
    E)Effective, Electrifying, Eligible, Encouragement, Endurance, Energetic, Enthusiasm, Equipment, ERA, Esteem, Ethics, Euphoria, Execute, Exemplary, Exhibition games, Experience, Extra innings
    F)Failure, Fair, Fair ball, Fair territory, Fan-fest, Fans, Farm team, Fastball, Field, Fly ball, Force, Force play, Forceful, Forfeit, Fortitude, Foul, Foul ball, Foul territory, Foul tip, Fracture, Frenzy, Fumble
    G)Game, Games, Gear, Glove, Goal, Grandstand, Grievous, Ground ball, Ground out, Guidance
    H)Hall of Fame, Hard work, Hits, Hollering, Home run, Homer, Hostility
    I)Illegal, Impact, Impartial, Improvement, In flight, Inbound, Industrious, Ineligible, Infield fly, Infielder, Injuries, Inning, Inspirational, Instructions, Instructive, Intense, Inter-league, Intercollegiate, Interference, Ire
    J)Jargon, Jeer, Jerk, Joy, Jubilation, Judge
    K)Keen, Kinship, Knock down, Knuckle ball
    L)Laughter, Lead, Leadership, League, League, Left-hander, Legitimate, Line drive, Lines, Live ball, Local, Lockers, Lopsided, Lose, Loss, Loyalty
    M)Major League, Manager, Maximize, Mayhem, Measurement, Mechanics, Medication, Menace, Metabolic, Minor leagues, Mitt, Motivate, Mound, Muscles
    N)National League, Negotiate, Negro League, Nemesis, Nimble, Noisy, Notoriety
    O)Observant, Obsession, Obstruction, Offense, Offensive, Official, Opponent, Opportunity, Optimism, Organization, Outfielder, Outstanding, Ovation, Overslide, Overthrown, Owner
    P)Participation, Passion, Pastime, Penalty, Percentage, Perfect, Performance, Perseverance, Persistence, Perspective, Pitcher, Pivot foot, Planes, Planning, Plate, Player, Players, Playoffs, Popular, Position, Possession, Post season, Practice, Praise, Preparation, Pressure, Prevention, Professional, Prohibited, Promptness, Protection, Punctual
    Q)Quality, Quantity, Quick, Quirk
    R)Rally, Rally-hat, Ranking, Ratings, Reasonable, Recognition, Recognition, Recruit, Region, Rehabilitation, Rehabilitation, Reliable, Relief, Resilient, Retaliation, Retire the side, Reward, Rotation, Rough, Run down, Runner, Ruthless
    S)Safe, Schedule, Scoreboard, Scoreless, Scoring, Scouting, Scrimmage, Season, Series, Shift, Shortstop, Sidelines, Signal, Single, Skill, Skill, Skirmish, Spectacle, Speed, Split-second, Sponsors, Sport, Sportsmanship, Sprint, Squad, Stadium, Stamina, Standards, Stands, Starts, Statistics, Steal, Strategy, Strategy, Streak, Streak, Strength, Stress, Strike, Strike out, Superstition, Sweep, Swerve, Swing, System
    T)Tag up, Talent, Team, Teammate, Teamwork, Tenacious, Third base, Threat, Throw, Thwart, Tickets, Tie, Tie game, Tolerant, Tour, Trainer, Training, Travel, Triple, Triple play, Trophy, Trot, Trustworthy
    U)Umpire, Uniforms, United, Unusual, Upcoming, Update, Urgency
    V)Valuable, Variation, Variety, Velocity, Victory, Vigilant, Vulnerable
    W)Walk, Warm up, Wild pitch, Win, Winded, Winning, Workout, World Series, Worthy
    X)X-rays
    Y)Yard, Yells
    Z)Zeal, Zealous, Zigzag, Zone
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    Take Me Out to the Ballgame Song
    from Major League Properties, Inc.

    Take me out to the ball game,
    take me out with the crowd;
    buy me some peanuts and Cracker Jack,
    I do not care if I ever get back,
    cause it's root, root, root for the home team,
    if they do not win its a shame.
    For it's one, two, three strikes you are out,
    at the old ball game."

    Do you know how the Dodgers originally got their name?

    The baseball club was founded in 1890 and first played near the Brooklyn Bridge at a spot where several trolley lines merged. Crossing the busy tracks gave the team its first nickname, The Trolley Dodgers. The name was shortened to include the city Brooklyn and the Dodgers. The team moved to Los Angeles in 1958.


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