"Russell Wilson" by Matt Scheff November/December 2016 AR Biography Activity

"His team trailed the San Francisco 49ers 17-13 in the fourth quarter of the NFC Championship game in January 2014." (p.4)

based on the contexts clues "Championship" is a game for first place.

"He scanned the field and heaved the ball 35 yards to wide receiver Jermaine Kearse." (p.6)

Wide reciver is an offensive player that catches the ball.

"The Seahawks added a field goal and sealed the win with a late interception." (p.6)

An interception is when a defensive back catches the football.

"He had even spent one preseason with the San Diego Chargers." (p.8)

preseason means games before the regular season

"In 2007 Wilson accepted a scholarship to play football for North Carolina State."(p.12)

scholarship means academic study or achievement learning to a high level.

"His accuracy was his biggest asset."

Accuracy means the quality of a state of being correct or precise.

"Wilson led the Seahawks to a comeback win over the Washington Redskins in the opining round of the playoffs." (p.22)

comeback means a return to a former good position or condition.

"They tore through the playoffs beating San Francisco in the NFC Championship Game to earn a trip to Super Bowl." (p.24)

Super Bowl means a championship played with the NAFC.

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