Reader
Girls Playing Basketball
Genre
Build Background
Access Content
Extend Language
Drama
? Creative Thinking ? Basketball ? Women’s Basketball History
? Historical Photographs ? Diagrams ? Captions ? Time Line ? Labels
? Words for Numbers of Years ? Basketball Terms
Scott Foresman Reading Street
  4.
  2.1
by Yvonne Johnson
ì<(sk$m)=bebjca< +^-?-U-?-U=
ISBN 0-328-14192-5
Talk About It

  1. Why did Senda Berenson Abbott change the rules of basketball for girls?
  2. How did the clothes that girls wore while playing basketball change over the years?
Girls Playing Basketball
Write About It

  3. On a separate sheet of paper, write about a sport that you know or like. Tell about at least one rule. paper, write about some of the ways he did this.
Extend Language
Like all sports, basketball has names for different moves and plays. For example, a jump shot is a shot done while jumping up in the air. A rebound is when a player grabs a missed shot at the basket. Find out how to explain the verbs dribble, pass and shoot as used in this sport. Do you know any other basketball terms?
Photographs
Every effort has been made to secure permission and provide appropriate credit for photographic material. The publisher deeply regrets any omission and pledges to correct errors called to its attention in subsequent editions.
Cover ?Kath. E. McClellan/Smith College Archives, Smith College; 1 ?Royalty-Free/ Corbis; 2 ?Smith College Archives, Smith College; 3 ?Bettmann/Corbis; 5 ?Kath. E. McClellan/Smith College Archives, Smith College; 7 (L, R) ?Smith College Archives, Smith College; 8 ?Brown Brothers; 9 ?Brown Brothers; 10 ?Royalty-Free/Corbis; 11 ?DK Images.
by Yvonne Johnson
ISBN: 0-328-14192-5 Copyright ? Pearson Education, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Printed in the United States of America. This publication is protected by Copyright, and permission should be obtained from the publisher prior to any prohibited reproduction, storage in a retrieval system, or Editorial Offices: Glenview, Illinois ? Parsippany, New Jersey ? New York, New York transmission in any form by any means, electronic, mechanical, photocopying, Sales or likewise. For information regarding permission(s), Glenview, Illinois recording, Offices: Needham, Massachusetts ? Duluth, Georgia ?write to: Permissions Coppell, Texas ? Sacramento, California ? Mesa, Arizona
SENDA:
Characters: SENDA BERENSON ABBOTT, CLARA GREGORY BAER, DR. JAMES NAISMITH Setting: Stage with a table and chair. SENDA is writing at a table. A basketball is on floor. Costumes: Characters are dressed in 1890s clothes. SENDA and CLARA are wearing long skirts and high-neck blouses. DR. NAISMITH is wearing a suit with a jacket and vest. Props: Basketball, papers, pencil or pen (looks up from paper and stops writing, then talks to audience very happily): Well, hello, young people! I am delighted to meet you! (Puts her hand to her ear, as if trying to hear better.) What? Who am I? (Puts a hand to her chest.) Oh, I’m so sorry! I forget that you are not used to people from the past coming and talking to you! Well, my name is Senda Berenson Abbott.
SENDA
I came to the United States from the country now called Lithuania. And?oh, but I didn’t come to tell you my whole life story! I came to tell you about basketball! DR. NAISMITH (off stage): Did somebody say “basketball”? SENDA (to audience): Oh, goodness! It’s Dr. James Naismith, the man who invented basketball! (Calling to DR. NAISMITH.) Oh, Dr. Naismith, there Dr. James Naismith are some young people (1861?19
  39) I’d like you to meet! I want to tell the story of how girls started playing basketball! DR. NAISMITH (entering): What’s that? Young people from the twenty-first century again? I do like seeing them! They are so different from us, and yet they are the same. I mean, more than a century separates us, and yet?
Extend Language Senda Berenson Abbott (1868?19
  54)
Words for Numbers of Years
Decade means 10 years, century means 100 years, and millennium means 1,000 years.
2
3
(smiling at DR. NAISMITH): And yet basketball brings us together, right? DR. NAISMITH: Yes! I’m sorry, Mrs. Abbott! You were talking to these young people, and I’ve disturbed you! SENDA: Not at all, Dr. Naismith. Actually, the story begins with you. (To audience) You see, it all started in December, 18
  91. Dr. Naismith was a physical education teacher at a school for young men in Springfield, Massachusetts. He was asked to invent a game that the young men could play indoors during the winter. Will you please tell the story, Dr. Naismith? DR. NAISMITH: With pleasure! (To audience) Well, I had a few ideas, and I came up with a game! I was going to nail two boxes to the balcony rail of the gymnasium. There would be two teams. These boxes, on opposite sides of the gymnasium, would be the goals. Each team had to shoot a ball into their box. The other team had to stop them. (Picks up the basketball and bounces it a few times.) Shall we show them, Mrs. Abbott?
SENDA
SENDA:
I don’t think that’s necessary, Dr. Naismith. I think these young people have played basketball before. Or they have seen basketball games on?what is that called again? (Stops to think.) On television, yes! You must forgive me. You have to understand that we didn’t have many of the inventions you have today. DR. NAISMITH: That’s right. I often forget how things have changed! (To audience) To go on with my story, we couldn’t find boxes, so we nailed wooden peach baskets up to the balcony rail. They were not hoops with nets on them?oh, no! That would come many years later! And the ball we used was not as bouncy as the one used today. That would come many years later, too! For that first game, we used a soccer ball!
physical education: gym class It took very little time for basketball to become a game for girls, as well as boys.
4
5
DR. NAISMITH:
(to audience): A month after Dr. Naismith invented the game, I read about it. It sounded wonderful! I was a physical education teacher at Smith College, a college for girls. I was looking for a game that my girls would enjoy. Basketball seemed like a good game. But I was worried that it would be too rough for my girls. (Laughs and shakes her head.) Oh, I know! Nobody thinks that way now! But the times were very different back then. I did not think that girls should play the same fast basketball game that boys played. DR. NAISMITH: Mrs. Abbott, don’t be too hard on yourself! Just think?if it were not for you, girls might not have played basketball at all! SENDA: You’re very kind, Dr. Naismith. But it’s true. People didn’t want girls playing basketball at all! So, to make the game less rough for girls, I changed some of the rules. That was more acceptable?at least for many people. But there were some people who kept girls from joining basketball teams. It makes me so sad to think about it! (Shakes her head sadly.)
SENDA
But why don’t you tell the young people what your rules were like, Mrs. Abbott? SENDA (holds up paper on table with drawing of the basketball court): For girls, I divided the basketball court into three sections, instead of the two sections for boys. And my game had from six to ten players on the court for each team. Each player had to stay in her own section, so there was less running. Doctors of that time said that running all over the court was bad for girls’ hearts. DR. NAISMITH: And there was one more important change, wasn’t there, Mrs. Abbott?
These diagrams show how Senda Berenson Abbott divided the basketball court for girls’ basketball.
6
7
DR. NAISMITH: SENDA:
Yes, I didn’t think girls should swat the ball away from another player, the way boys did. Snatching the ball away seemed very rough for girls. (Shaking her head) I’m so glad all that has changed for you young people! CLARA (offstage): Aren’t you forgetting another difference, Senda? Something to do with clothes? SENDA: That sounds like Clara! (Calling to CLARA.) Come in, Clara! (To audience) Young people, this is Clara Gregory Baer. She is very important in basketball history, too! She was a physical education teacher in New Orleans, Louisiana. She heard about Dr. Naismith’s game, too. CLARA (entering): Hello, everyone! Yes, when I heard about basketball, I wanted my girls to play it. But it wasn’t considered proper for young ladies at all! So I invented my own rules.
I remember your rules. I suggested that you give your game a new name! CLARA: Yes, I called it Basquette (bahs KETT). My game was even stricter than the one Senda invented. There were more rules. I had more divisions on the court. And the girls could not talk or yell during the game. There’s one way I made the game better for girls! SENDA: I know what you’re going to say! Your girls were the first to wear bloomers when they played! Before that, girls played in long skirts! CLARA: That’s right. (To audience) Well, at first the girls did not like the girl’s pants called bloomers at all. They wanted to wear their regular clothes?long dresses, hats, gloves. But after playing a few times in those clothes, they were happy to wear bloomers!
These pants were called bloomers, after a woman named Amelia Bloomer. Long skirts made it hard for women to move around.
8
9
CLARA:
Yes, but our love for the game is just as great! And speaking of the game, old friends, why don’t we play a little? All this talk about basketball makes me want to (picks up basketball and passes it to SENDA) play! SENDA: Why not? (To audience) If you’ll excuse us, we have a game to play. Maybe some day you’d like to join us? DR. NAISMITH: Yes, join us some time! ALL: Goodbye, young people! Have fun playing our game! (They exit stage, dribbling the ball and passing it to one another as they go.) BASKETBALL COURT
basket backboard
(to CLARA): Bloomers were a big help. But later girls didn’t have to dress differently from boys anymore. That took about forty years, didn’t it? In the 1920s, girls still had to wear long stockings under short bloomers. Today, a girl can wear a jersey and shorts. DR. NAISMITH: And anybody can watch anybody play! Do you remember, ladies, when only girls could watch girls play? In those days, that was normal. SENDA: Yes, basketball is so much more fast-paced now! Girls and boys play a very similar game, although the ball for women is a little smaller. Our hands are smaller, that’s all.
SENDA
center circle
midcourt line
Basketball is played by two teams of five players each. The players dribble, pass, and shoot the ball. Points are scored when a player shoots the ball through the hoop that the other team is guarding.
10
11
Highlights of Woman’s Basketball History
1891
Talk About It

  1. Why did Senda Berenson Abbott change the rules of basketball for girls?
  2. How did the clothes that girls wore while playing basketball change over the years?
Basketball is invented by Dr. Naismith. Senda Berenson changes the rules to develop basketball for women. Clara Gregory Baer publishes the rules for Basquette, a form of basketball. Senda Berenson publishes the rules for Basketball for Women. (Later she married and became Mrs. Abbott.) Basket with open bottom becomes official. Before this, a closed basket with a pull chain to open it was used. The first national women’s basketball championship is held. The teams play by men’s rules. All American Red Heads Team is formed. The players dyed their hair red or wore red wigs. The team played against men. Women’s basketball is played at the Olympic Games in Montreal. The Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame has its grand opening.
1892
Write About It

  3. On a separate sheet of paper, write about a sport that you know or like. Tell about at least one rule. paper, write about some of the ways he did this.
1895
Extend Language
Like all sports, basketball has names for different moves and plays. For example, a jump shot is a shot done while jumping up in the air. A rebound is when a player grabs a missed shot at the basket. Find out how to explain the verbs dribble, pass and shoot as used in this sport. Do you know any other basketball terms?
1901
1918
1926
Photographs
Every effort has been made to secure permission and provide appropriate credit for photographic material. The publisher deeply regrets any omission and pledges to correct errors called to its attention in subsequent editions.
1936
Cover ?Kath. E. McClellan/Smith College Archives, Smith College; 1 ?Royalty-Free/ Corbis; 2 ?Smith College Archives, Smith College; 3 ?Bettmann/Corbis; 5 ?Kath. E. McClellan/Smith College Archives, Smith College; 7 (L, R) ?Smith College Archives, Smith College; 8 ?Brown Brothers; 9 ?Brown Brothers; 10 ?Royalty-Free/Corbis; 11 ?DK Images. ISBN: 0-328-14192-5 Copyright ? Pearson Education, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Printed in the United States of America. This publication is protected by Copyright, and permission should be obtained from the publisher prior to any prohibited reproduction, storage in a retrieval system, or transmission in any form by any means, electronic, mechanical, photocopying, recording, or likewise. For information regarding permission(s), write to: Permissions
1976
1999
12
 

相关内容

小学英语教学课型之我见

   小学英语教学课型之我见 【关键词】小学英语教学课型 【摘要】通过本文,笔者总结了自己教学中所用到的几种课型:词汇和句型的教学、课文的教学、口语交际 课、阅读课、作文课和练习课。旨在对小学英语课堂教学的课型更清晰化,更能解决教学中的实际问题,使得课 堂教学目标更加明确,以达到预期的教学效果。同时,根据不同的教学目的,选择学生喜欢的课型,让学生快乐 地学习英语,让学生在英语的学习中体验成功的快乐,体现自身的价值,体现英语学习的价值。 自 2001 年 以 来 ,在 这 六 年 的 小 学 英 语 ...

多媒体课件在中学英语教学中的应用

   2010年第3期中小学实验与装备 信息技术与学科整合 第20卷(总第109期) 23 多媒体课件在中学英语教学中的应用 湖北省利川市汪营镇苏家轿初级中学 (445409) 牟学忠 的时间内掌握使用方法。 1 多媒体课件在中学英语教学中的作用 多媒体课件是指基于计算机技术.将图、文、声、像等媒 ②功能强大。多媒体开发工具应具有所见即所得、媒 体集成度高、各种特殊效果丰富且容易实现的特点。 ③兼容性强。课堂教学中要用到的素材千变万化,开 发平台必须要兼容绝大多数的媒体格式。支持各种输入设 备,能 ...

自动化专业英语(翻译)P5U3教学课件

   本文由zzxiong1990贡献 ppt文档可能在WAP端浏览体验不佳。建议您优先选择TXT,或下载源文件到本机查看。 July 28, 2007 自动化专业英语教程 教学课件 Email : wanghongwen@hebut.edu.cn http: // www.hebut.edu.cn P5U3A Fundamentals of the Database System 第五部分第三单元课文A 第五部分第三单元课文 数据库基础 A 数据库基 ...

自动化专业英语(翻译)P5U3教学课件

       本文由zzxiong1990贡献     ppt文档可能在WAP端浏览体验不佳。建议您优先选择TXT,或下载源文件到本机 查看。     July 28, 2007     自动化专业英语教程     教学课件     Email : wanghongwen@hebut.edu.cn http: // www.hebut.edu.cn     P5U3A     Fundamentals of the Database System     第五部分第三单元课文A 第五部分第三单元课 ...

自动化专业英语(翻译)P6U2教学课件

   July 28, 2007 自动化专业英语教程 教学课件 Email : wanghongwen@hebut.edu.cn http: // www.hebut.edu.cn P6U2A Industrial robot 第六部分第二单元课文A 第六部分第二单元课文 工业机器人 A 工业机器人 1.课文内容简介:本文是一篇综述性文章,主要介绍机器人的定 义,机器人技术的发展过程,机器人的执行器,机器人的传感 器和机器人的运算任务等重要概念. 2.温习《机器人原理与应用》中绪论的内容. 3.生 ...

自动化专业英语(翻译)P5U3教学课件

   July 28, 2007 自动化专业英语教程 教学课件 Email : wanghongwen@hebut.edu.cn http: // www.hebut.edu.cn P5U3A Fundamentals of the Database System 第五部分第三单元课文A 第五部分第三单元课文 数据库基础 A 数据库基础 1. 课文内容简介:主要介绍《数据库基础》中的数据库概念, 数据库模型和数据库应用等内容. 2.温习《数据库基础》中绪论的内容. 3.生词与短语 metadata ...

自动化专业英语(翻译)P6U1教学课件

   July 28, 2007 自动化专业英语教程 教学课件 Email : wanghongwen@hebut.edu.cn http: // www.hebut.edu.cn P6U1A Recent Advances and Future Tends in Electrical Machine Drivers 第六部分第一单元课文A 第六部分第一单元课文 电机传动系统的最新进展和未来趋势 A 电机传动系统的最新进展和未来趋势 1.课文内容简介:本文是一篇综述性文章,主要介绍了电机传动 领域 ...

英语教学叙事

   英语教学叙事 一次英语课上,我让学生介绍自己的日常生活和习惯。教授 get up, go to school, go to bed, play football, go home 等短语时, 我常会使用一些肢体语言来帮助学生理解,但是 have breakfast, have lunch, have dinner 这几个短语却让我有些犯难。 经过几番思考,我灵机一动,迅速在黑板上画出一条鱼,指着图 问学生: “这是早餐、午餐、还是晚餐?” “午餐。 ”学生们回答。接 着,我问道: “Why? ...

英语教学课件

   1.Please say out the meaning of following words in English. G’day ( hello) boot ( trunk) Good on ya, mate! ( well done ) sheilas ( girls ) 2. How will Wang Junfeng go to Disneyland? He is flying to the Disneyland. will fly to 一般将来时 概念:表示将来的某时刻的状态和动 ...

实用英语教学大纲

   《实用英语》教学大纲 实用英语》 英语 课程代码: 课程名称: 《实用英语》 学时学分:192 学时,学分 12 先修课程:初、高中英语 适用专业:建筑工程技术、建筑设备工程技术、电子信息工程技术、计算机应用技术、 汽车制造与装配技术、汽车技术服务与营销、电子商务、旅游管理、物流管 理、市场营销、导游、汽车制造与维修。 选用教材: 《新视野读写教程》 ,总主编:郑树棠、周国强、胡全生,外语教学与研究出 版社,2004 年 7 月第 1 版 一、教学对象 本大纲的教学对象是高职高专教育非英语专 ...

热门内容

2011考研赵丽考研英语词汇笔记

   大学英语词汇课堂 丽丽老师关于背单词的语录: 丽丽老师关于背单词的语录: ??不求一词多义,但求迅速突破词汇,哪怕只记住一个意思 不求一词多义, 不求一词多义 但求迅速突破词汇, [解释 每个人的记忆能力有限,智商由计算能力、理解力、记忆力三方面组成。如果一天 解释] 解释 每个人的记忆能力有限,智商由计算能力、理解力、记忆力三方面组成。 个意思, 个意思, 个单词,回去做阅读没有成就感, 记 50 个意思,一个单词记 25 个意思,只能记 2 个单词,回去做阅读没有成就感,因为可 能碰不见 ...

英语自动化专业术语

   objective function 目标函数 observability index 可观测指数 observable canonical form 可观测规范型 on-line assistance 在线帮助 on-off control 通断控制 open loop pole 开环极点 operational research model 运筹学模型 optic fiber tachometer 光纤式转速表 optimal trajectory 最优轨迹 optimization t ...

七年级英语期末试卷 刘琪光

   七年级英语(上)期末试卷 (100 分满分) 同学们,经过一学期的努力学习,现在是你们展露身手的时候了,加油! 同学们,经过一学期的努力学习,现在是你们展露身手的时候了,加油! Class No. Name Marks I. 听力部分 Ⅰ、听句子,选单词。 1 . A. D B. G C. H 2. A. White B. Blue C. Black 3. A. New B. Old C. Nice 4. A. Apples C. Bananas C. Oranges 5. A . scie ...

考研复试英语自我介绍范文

   最新考研复试英语自我介绍范文 最新考研复试英语自我介绍范文 这是由 2010 年考研成功学员总结出来的面试经验,绝对堪称经典,在复试 前,我也看了很多关于面试英语的资料,包括一些简单的自我介绍,家乡情况的 介绍,以及谈谈考研的目的等等;那时候不以为然,那么多的学校,怎么会就出 这么些土的题目呢?您还别说,面试的时候真的面试官问了我以上一个问题,幸 好有备而来,算是有惊无险的度过了“恐怖的”英语面试! 下面我们就聊聊复试英语面试常常提到的问题,以及比较常见的回答方式 吧。 第一个问题: sta ...

河南省河大附中2009?2010学年八年级下学期期中考试试卷??英语

   七彩教育网 www.7caiedu.cn 免费提供 Word 版教学资源 河大附中 2009 ? 2010 学年下期期中考试 初二年级英语试卷 同学们: 请在做题前认真的阅读下面的要求。 1.请用铅笔在你的答题卡上填上你的姓名并在名字的旁边写上你的班级和学号。 2.请在准考证号一栏内用铅笔从左到右填入你的准考证号, 并依次把考号涂黑。 考号填 5 位, 第一位填 2,第二、三位填你的考场号,第四、五位填你的座号。如 3 考场 6 号,涂 20306. 3.大家按照题号依次把答题卡涂黑,共 6 ...