Hoops by walter dean myers the story i read and am writing my essay on is the book hoops by walter dean myersthe reason why i am writing this essay is because i like this is a great book. Hoops by walter dean myers hoops chapter 1 vocabulary get over - advance, get an opportunity jiving - kidding, teasing key - painted area on a basketball. Free hoops study unit worksheets for teachers to print comprehension by chapter, vocabulary challenges, creative reading response activities and projects, tests, and much more.
For questions 1 - 3, use the following exceprt from walter dean myers, the author of lockdown: i was born on a thursday, the 12th of august, 1937, in martinsburg, west virginia. Hoops by walter dean myers summary of the book lonnie, a seventeen year old high school senior and super basketball player, wants to show his stuff to the college scouts he and his team mates are coached by a former pro-player who sold out to the underworld, was forced to quit playing, and became an alcoholic. Walter dean myers: reader's theater production of autobiography of my dead brother by walter dean myers hoops by walter dean myers multimedia resources: 11. Meet-the-author movie with walter dean myers walter dean myers on reader's theater in the classroom created by teachingbooksnet.
Walter dean myers realistically reproduces the slang used by the characters, and gives readers a strong sense of life in the ghetto lonnie has little adult supervision but he has values, especially regarding basketball. So i read the book hoops by walter dean myers and am wondering if anyone knows the setting of the book i wanna know the setting and maybe a theme or something i have to take an open note test on the book we chose from a few selections and i chose hoops, many chose a different project and/or book i already have chapter summaries that i made along the way and have some (well, very little. Walter dean myers (born walter milton myers august 12, 1937 - july 1, 2014) was an american writer of children's books best known for young adult literaturehe wrote more than one hundred books including picture books and nonfiction.
Hoops by walter dean myers is a book about basketball it is a book about life hoops is about the problematic life of a seventeen-year-old young man named lonnie jackson who is contemplating the. Lonnie jackson is a seventeen-year old african american who lives in harlem growing up in the ghetto, he does not have the proper guidance to steer his life in the right direction but he has tons of talent. Fallen angels is a novel by walter dean myers that was first published in 1988. Download hoops by walter dean myers chapter summaries hoops by walter dean pdf walter dean myers (born walter milton myers august 12, 1937 â€ july 1, 2014) was an american writer of.
About hoops an ala-yalsa best book for young adults new bonus content:-q&a with walter dean myers-q&a with screenwriter john ballard-teaser chapter from on a clear day. Hoops by walter dean myers was a really good book and i would recommend it to all teens boys that like sports and also girls but not to all girls i give this book a thumbs up but i give walter dean myers two thumbs up for doing his best at writing books. Free summary and analysis of chapter 6 in walter dean myers's lockdown that won't make you snore we promise. Walter dean myers was the new york times bestselling author of monster, the winner of the first michael l printz award a former national ambassador for young people's literature and an inaugural nyc literary honoree.
Comprehensive study guide for monster by walter dean myers full summary, chapter analysis, character descriptions & more. If slam wants to hold everything together, he'll have to apply his passion for basketball to everything else in his life with an urban, teenage voice, walter dean myers earnestly reflects the hopes and desires shared by many budding hoop dreamers. Hoops is about a kid thats plays ball. All eyes are on seventeen-year-old lonnie jackson while he practices with his team for a city-wide basketball tournament of champions his coach, cal, knows lonnie has what it takes to be a pro-basketball player, but warns him about giving in to the pressure.
Hoops by walter dean myers is a realistic fiction book about a 17-year-old named lonnie jackson who is always playing basketball and struggles to live in the ghetto lonnie who has a ton of talent in basketball, dreams of playing in professional basketball. Walter dean myers (1937-2014) was an american writer of children's books best known for young adult literature he wrote more than one hundred books including picture books and nonfiction, and was best known for young adult literature. Hoops by walter dean myers lesson plans, teaching guides, & more hoops by walter dean myers chapter summary template and questions (teacherspayteachers).