"Derek Jeter Yankee Great"by Brian Howell November/December 2016 AR Biography Activity

"He hit the ball down the line into the outfield."(p.5)

Based upon the context clues, "outfield" means the outer part of a baseball field.

"The whole experience has been overwhelming." (p.6)

Based upon the context clues, the "experience" means overwhelming.

"A lot of balls are hit to the shortstop area of the field."(p.6)

Based upon the context clues, word "shorstop" means between second and third base.

"He's got a infectious smile,and he's so handsome and well-behaved." (p.9)

Based upon the context clues,the word "infectious" means to have a big smile.

"Most MLB teams knew about Jeter."(p.15)

Based upon the context clues, the word "MLB" means Major League Baseball.

"I knew it was going to be an adjustment from high school to pro baseball."(p.16)

Based upon the context clues, the word "adjustment" means a small ration.

"I did that,and my parents encouraged me to do it which is one reason I am where I am today." (p.19)

Based upon the context clues, the word "encouuraged" means to give support.

"He fished second in the voting for the MVP awards." (p.23)

Based upon the context clues, the word "MVP" means most valuable player.

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Created with images by Steve Carlton - "The NFL Experience" • skeeze - "baseball player shortstop infield" • hueytaxi - "IMG_0839 Ben Verlander DH" • izik - "Minor adjustment" • mwlguide - "Namba, encouraging" • chris.ptacek - "Derek Jeter Hit #2722"

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