Ballhawk

Think and Respond... Centerfield Ballhawk... vocab and comprehension......

published on May 20, 2011115 responses 0

Setting

Bird watching
at a baseball park, during a game
in a farmers field

How has Jose saved the team a run?

he gets the out at first
he trips the runner
he catches the ball, ending the inning

Jose is proud of his performance in the game

True
False

What does the author mean when he says, “the Stockade Bulls showed the real power they had, as if they had purposely kept it hidden until now”?

The Bulls finally get going, scoring five runs in one inning and tying the game.
they were all drinking powerade
they were playin hide and seek in the dug out

Why does Jose wish he could vanish?

so he wins the hide and seek game
so he can sneak home and score
He does not get on base; he is worried about disappointing his father.

Being after the ball like a leaping gazelle means

he runs on his tippy toes
Jose runs very quickly to catch the ball.
he can jump over players

When does Jose's dad get to the game

1st inning
7th inning
4th inning

When does Jose make his great catch

6th
3rd
9th

How do you know Jose trusts his father?

he gave him his money to hold
Jose tells his father how he feels, even though he thinks his father is disappointed in him.
he left him carry his glove

What does Jose learn about his father and himself?

He learns that his father is proud of him. that he is important to his team and to his family.
they both like playing 1st base
they both like strawberries

Why does the author refer to Jose as a ballhawk

his eyes are as good seeing as a hawk
he is afraid to catch the ball
he means he is good at making difficult catches

You need to ________ on your math problems

outfield
concentrate
depend
ballhawk
vanish
fault

It was your __________ that I broke the window

outfield
concentrate
depend
ballhawk
vanish
fault

I had to play the _______ because I am good at catching the ball

outfield
concentrate
depend
ballhawk
vanish
fault

Sara is like a ______, she caught all the balls hit to her

outfield
concentrate
depend
ballhawk
vanish
fault

What means to suddenly go out of sight and disappear

outfield
concentrate
depend
ballhawk
vanish
fault

I _______ on my mom to get me out of bed for school.

outfield
concentrate
depend
ballhawk
vanish
fault