February 6th: Sports Article of your choice

Objectives:

Students will get a chance to pick an article of interest to read for information and evaluation.

Students will read informational text from a topic of interest.

Students will summarize, determine purpose, and support their answers with details from the text.

Assignment:

Before you read:

1) What is your opinion on sports?

2) What sports do you like and why?

Step by Step Instructions:

1) Visit this website: http://espn.go.com/

2) Choose any article

3) For your article answer these questions:(In Complete Sentences)

a) Title of article? Who wrote the article? Copy and paste a link to your article.

b) Give a summary of what the article is trying to tell you/teach you.

c) Who was interviewed for this article? (if possible)  Why those people?

d) What did you think of this article in general? Was it effective? Educational? Moving? Why or why not?

e) What was the purpose of this article: to educate/inform or entertain or both?  What clues gave you an idea to the purpose of the article?

f) If you could give advice to the author of how to make this article more interesting what would you say?

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29 thoughts on “February 6th: Sports Article of your choice

  1. 1) I think sports are a good way to get exercise, learn new skills, and have something to do when your bored.
    2) I like basketball because it is an awesome sport to play’ football because it is a tough sport, and baseball because it is a great sport to play.

  2. 1) What is your opinion on sports?
    i think sports is fun only certain kinda of sports is fun
    2) What sports do you like and why?basketball because it gives me a exerise and it helps my cardovasular system

  3. Assignment : 1. I think sports is an athletic, strong ,strengthful game where you compete against others in competitions.

    2. I like basketball , volleyball , and kickball because its fun and interesting.

  4. 1) What is your opinion on sports?
    My opinion on sports is that i dont like them and dont nothing about them.

    2) What sports do you like and why?
    I like football because any other sport i dont know about.

  5. 1) What is your opinion on sports?
    Well i think sports is fun only certain kinda of sports is fun
    2) What sports do you like and why?Football baecause i can take my mades on poeple

  6. a) Title of article? Who wrote the article? Copy and paste a link to your article.
    Coming Together Nicely
    b) Give a summary of what the article is trying to tell you/teach you.
    The article wont to tell you that you can be somehting in life
    c) Who was interviewed for this article? (if possible) Why those people?
    the kid that was play ball in haiftime
    d) What did you think of this article in general? Was it effective? Educational? Moving? Why or why not?

    e) What was the purpose of this article: to educate/inform or entertain or both? What clues gave you an idea to the purpose of the article?
    the article wont somebody to something
    f) If you could give advice to the author of how to make this article more interesting what would you say?Well i not mess with it because i like like it is

  7. a) Title of article? Who wrote the article? Copy and paste a link to your article.

    The title of my article is called Ravens Parade to End at Stadium. The person that made it is the associated press.

    b) Give a summary of what the article is trying to tell you/teach you.

    The article is telling me that the Blatimore will be throwing a party for the Ravens for winning the superbowl.

    c) Who was interviewed for this article? (if possible) Why those people?

    Noone was interviewed in this article.

    d) What did you think of this article in general? Was it effective? Educational? Moving? Why or why not?

    The article was ok.No it was not effective,or educational or moving.Because it was just telling about the parade and when it is and when it start.

    e) What was the purpose of this article: to educate/inform or entertain or both? What clues gave you an idea to the purpose of the article?

    The purpose of the article is to inform because there giving details about the parade.

    f) If you could give advice to the author of how to make this article more interesting what would you say?

    I dont have any advise to give to the author.

  8. i am writing about scocer beacuse it a good sprot to do and it a good exercise and i love scocer beacuse i used to played scocer when i was little . it a good sport .

  9. a) Title of article? Who wrote the article? Copy and paste a link to your article.

    The title of my article is called Ravens Parade to End at Stadium. The person that made it is the associated press.

    b) Give a summary of what the article is trying to tell you/teach you.

    The article is telling me that the Baltimore will be throwing a party for the Ravens for winning the superbowl.

    c) Who was interviewed for this article? (if possible) Why those people?

    No one was interviewed in this article.

    d) What did you think of this article in general? Was it effective? Educational? Moving? Why or why not?

    no because its just talking about a party.

    e) What was the purpose of this article: to educate/inform or entertain or both? What clues gave you an idea to the purpose of the article?

    to let people kow about the party.

    f) If you could give advice to the author of how to make this article more interesting what would you say?

    Advice keep doing what your doing.

    Follow Me on Twitter…@CMONEY10100…Xbox Live…Cameron Rampage Rushing…Dawg Team,…Eahh Eahh

  10. Coming Together Nicely

    The Knicks, winners of five straight at MSG, are healthy and on the heels of the Heat. Daily Dime » Analysis Video Woodson sparks Chandler »Tyson ties Reed’s record Video Lebron nearly perfect »
    Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE/Getty Images

    B) The article i read over was teaching you what team work was all about basically the main the idea of the whole thing

    C) David letter man and this person i dont know why

    D)d) What did you think of this article in general? Was it effective? Educational? Moving? Why or why not?i do think it was effective but not moving because it wasnt me or nothing that had to do with me

    e) What was the purpose of this article: to educate/inform or entertain or both? What clues gave you an idea to the purpose of the article?
    i have no idea
    f) If you could give advice to the author of how to make this article more interesting what would you say?they did a Pretty good job i wouldnt say nothing to them but keep up the good wORK

  11. a) Dwight Howard trying to avoid ‘circus’Updated: February 5, 2013, 7:33 AM ETBy Dave McMenamin | ESPNLosAngeles.com
    b) this article is trying to tell me the reasons why Dwight Howard is struggling to play on the lakers.
    c) Dwight Howard
    d) I thought that this article was basically focused on trying to get Dwight Howard to explain the reasons why he isn’t playing at the all star level that he has always played in his career, and I don’t blame them.
    e) This article was more on trying to inform you with the reason’s why the lakers and Dwight Howard don’t connect like they should.
    f) If I was to give advice to make this article better I would ask if Dwight ” do you feel like your not getting the attention that you have been getting now that you’ve got Steve Nash and Kobe Bryant on the same team, and that you feel you don’t fit in”. Just to make this article a whole lot more interesting.

  12. Sports? They’re cool to watch but one thing that always pop up in my mind is how they always accumulate they money to fund the things that they do

  13. a) Title of article? Who wrote the article? Copy and paste a link to your article.
    The title of my article is called Ravens Parade to End at Stadium. The person that made it is the associated press.
    b) Give a summary of what the article is trying to tell you/teach you.
    The article is telling me that the Blatimore will be throwing a party for the Ravens for winning the Superbowl.
    c) Who was interviewed for this article? (if possible) Why those people?
    Noone was interviewed in this article.
    d) What did you think of this article in general? Was it effective? Educational? Moving? Why or why not?
    The article was ok.No it was not effective,or educational or moving.Because it was just telling about the parade and when it is and when it start.
    e) What was the purpose of this article: to educate/inform or entertain or both? What clues gave you an idea to the purpose of the article?
    The purpose of the article is to inform because there giving details about the parade.
    f) If you could give advice to the author of how to make this article more interesting what would you say?
    I dont have any advise to give to the author.

  14. 1)I love sports.
    2)I like basketball,baseball,softball and track because I’m a aggressive person.
    3)CNN Dennis rodman
    4) the article was about Dennis rodman getting into a lot of fights,him dyeing his hair and him getting arrested and behind on child support.
    5) I knew everything about Dennis rodman one of my favorites.
    6)the article was to educate students about him nd his behavior.
    7)the article was amazing by itsself.

  15. 1.My opinion on sport is that when you play a sport you have to stay focuse and be committed to playing the sport that you like you can’t just jump from one sport to another because that not how sports are made.sports make you into a better person and it
    gives you a title behind your name.

    2. The sports that I like is NCAA Football and UFC these are to to main sport that I like watching because it gives me ideas on how to become great and how to break down my opponent and it gives me the things I need to when.

    A. Alabama winning the 2013 BCS National Championship title.
    B.This title is telling about how they were able to beat Northe Damn
    C.the quarterback #10 AJ was interview
    D.This article was was amazing and full of emotional
    E.the purpose of this article was to show how Alabama won the title.
    F.No comment 🙂

  16. 1) What is your opinion on sports? Sports are for everyone. Everyone should have some sport that they play. It’s healthy for body also.
    Article by: Demetrius white.
    It’s called ” road to success”
    The article is trying to teach you not to give up, keeping in pushing in life, even through the hard times.
    Kevin durant is being interviewed in this article.
    This is effective/ personal.
    This article is to inform people many of things, just don’t give up and keep pushing.

  17. 1) I love sports.
    2) I like Volleyball because I’m a aggressive person.
    3)CNN Dennis rodman
    4)The article was about Dennis rodman getting into a lot of fights,him dyeing his hair and him getting arrested and behind on child support.
    5) I knew everything about Dennis rodman one of my favorites.
    6)The article was to educate students about him nd his behavior.
    7) The article was amazing by itsself.

  18. What is my opinion on sports?
    I dislike sport but, not all of them like basketball I like it but not that much.
    What sports do I like & Why?
    I like volleyball,track(long jump & shot put) and swimming.

  19. 1) What is your opinion on sports?
    I like sports but not all of them

    2) What sports do you like and why?
    soccer i think its really fun and competitive.
    I also like volley ball because you have lots of fun playing it and it gets really intense
    and Dancing Its a way to express music through your body.

  20. (B) In my article they have being trying to imform or persuade you to say that cheerleading is sport. People may say that it isnt a sport because they dont use thing like basketballs , footballs , soccer balls , volleyballs etc. They say that at school when the sidline cheerleaders cheer, then thats not a sport. But, if your at a compititont then it is. It is because they are running around being active and they very hard.
    (C) No One .
    (D)I Dislike this article because cheerleading is cheerleading no matter if its sideline or at compitition. You cant call one a sport and the other one not.
    (E) This article was to persuade you to believe that cheerleading was sport by saying, they do flips, they run, there being active and just because they dont use ball doesnt me anything beacuse, swimming,track,wrestling isnt a sport either.
    (F)I would say to post pictures or a video on the cheerleaders do there sport.

  21. a) Title of article? Who wrote the article? Copy and paste a link to your article.
    FIFA official Jerome Valcke: ‘Match-fixing Is A Soccer Disease’

    Pedro Pinto and Tom McGowan, CNN

    http://articles.cnn.com/2013-01-23/football/sport_football_match-fixing-fifa-valcke-football_1_jerome-valcke-fifa-european-football

    b) Give a summary of what the article is trying to tell you/teach you.
    41 Korean soccer players were band for prearranging matches.

    c) Who was interviewed for this article? (if possible) Why those people?
    Jerome Valcke

    d) What did you think of this article in general? Was it effective? Educational? Moving? Why or why not? Its explaining something to us. Yes I learned something new about the FIFA.

    e) What was the purpose of this article: to educate/inform or entertain or both? What clues gave you an idea to the purpose of the article?
    Entertain and Educate, It let us know that pre arranging matches can really effect the soccer games and get you introuble.

    f) If you could give advice to the author of how to make this article more interesting what would you say? Add more detail and explain what pre arranging a match really is.

  22. What is your opinion on sports?
    My opinion on sports is that i dont like them and dont nothing about them.

    What sports do you like and why?
    I like football because any other sport i dont know about.

  23. 1)I love sports.
    2)I like basketball,baseball,softball and track because I’m a aggressive person.
    3)CNN Dennis rodman
    4) the article was about Dennis rodman getting into a lot of fights,him dyeing his hair and him getting arrested and behind on child support.
    5) I knew everything about Dennis rodman one of my favorites.
    6)the article was to educate students about him nd his behavior.
    7)the article was amazing by itsself.

  24. A) Title of article: Head injuries In football http://topics.nytimes.com/top/reference/timestopics/subjects/f/football/head_injuries/index.html

    B) the article is trying to tell the people in the world how they are trying To stop head injuries in Concussions In the sport of football. This injuries can be deadly.

    C) Who interview this was Nfl board of administration Why because it they don’t no how to prevent the head injuries a lot of people are going to be brain dead.

    D) The article in general is healthful to everyone to see how the injuries Are affects.

    E) To show everybody that Injuries in concussion or life in death in watch in be Careful. The ideas Where

    D) we will help stop concussion

  25. My favorite sport is basketball, because it’s continues on with without that many breaks. When people dunk its very entertaining. And players are known better.

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