Me Out to the Ball Game
Topics: baseball, sports, teams, stadiums, statistics,
Subject: Mathematics, Social Sciences, Language Arts
Grades: 3-5, 6-8
In the Process
section of the WebQuest, links for all the major league baseball teams
listed under American League East, American League Central, American
League West, National League East, National League Central, and National
League West have changed. Click the following resources to find the
links that will take you to the official Web site for each team.
Students can also find each team's official Web site at the Major
League Baseball Kids Dugout site. Have students go to the "Team
Sites" section and click the name of each team's city.
Students work in teams of three or four to explore baseball using
math, social science and language arts skills. Assuming the roles
of Traveling Secretary, Public Relations Officer, Chief Financial
Officer, and Team "Graph"ic Artist, students investigate
information about baseball teams, players, and stadiums in order
to prepare a presentation for the Commissioner of Baseball. Each
student role has specific duties. For example, the Traveling Secretary
plans the stadium visits; the Public Relations Officer studies the
players' statistics for the league's Most Valuable Player award;
and the Chief Financial Officer develops a budget.
For the Chief
Financial Officer role, please note the following change and
- Change: Click the Hotel
Recommendations link to go to the new site for this resource.
- Suggestion: Students in this role can find ticket information on each team's official Web site by clicking the stadium name and going to the ticket information link.
League Baseball Ballparks is another Web resource students might
This WebQuest was developed for fourth graders and can be easily adapted for
middle school students.
Article by Lois Lewis
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