"Roberto Clemente"by Jim Gigliotti November/december 2016 AR Biography Activity

" Almost every time, Roberto's response was the same." (p.15)

Based on the context clues, "response" means a reply, or answer

" Baseball equipment is a different story" (p.23)

Based upon the context clues, the word "equipment" means necessary items for a particular purpose.

"Money was scarce during the Great Depression, but baseball survived." (p.26)

Based upon the context clues, "survived" means continue to live or exist.

"While playing for the Mules, he caught his attention of Pedrin Zorilla." (p.33)

Based upon the context clues, "attention" notice taken of someone or something.

"When Roberto traveled to Richmond, Virginia, to playa game against the Richmond, Virginia, he encountered segregation for the first time."(p.44)

Based upon the context clues, " encountered" unexpectedly experience or be forced with something.

"Roberto composed himself enough to speak."(p.74)

Based upon the context clues, "composed" having one's feelings and expressions under control.

Outside the park, they see a statue of Roberto.(p.107)

Based upon the text, " Stature" a carved figure of a person or animal.

Today, he is remembered for his unique batting style, the sliding catchers he made in the outfield, his charity work, and his compassion for others. (p.110)

Based upon the text, "charity" the voluntary of giving help.

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