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80 james naismith

James Naismith

Famous People

Int – High Int

Did you know that a Canadian invented the game of basketball as part of a school project? James Naismith was present when it became an Olympic sport at the 1936 Olympic Games in Berlin, Germany.

Printable Lesson

PDFs:

  • 1.5–2 hours
  • 4 pages
Tasks
  • vocabulary review tasks
  • reading
  • comprehension questions
  • group discussion
Vocabulary
  • invent
  • athletic
  • minister
  • ordained
  • combine
  • training
  • skill
  • accuracy
  • popular
  • profit
Tasks

Title

Due

  • Warm-Up
  • Vocabulary Preview A
  • Vocabulary Preview B
  • Read & Listen
  • True or False
  • Comprehension
  • Vocabulary Review
  • Discussion