# Winning at Math and Writing with Sports Card Games Numbers On The Court Numbers On The Diamond.

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Winning at Math and Writing with Sports Card Games Numbers On The Court Numbers On The Diamond

Why sports games work? Create an emotional context to care about the numbers Competition- equal chance of winning Create teams with popular players the students choose Control of their own team, decision- making like a real coach Sportsmanship

Whats in the Guide? Objectives Definition of Terms Implementation Levels Integration across the curriculum Reproducible handouts Handouts: Team Roster - Rule Reminders - Sample League Schedule Sample Tournament Schedule - Blank Tournament Schedule Blank Score Sheets - Sample Score Sheets Sample Statistics & Explanation of Math Computations Blank Statistics Form Descriptive Summary Article Form & Writing Helps Descriptive Summary Sample Articles NOTC/NOTD Certificates & Recognition

Draft Day Create the atmosphere Choose playing format Tournament/Series/League Draft teams and players Choose local, college, or professional athletes male and female Create pennants Schedule games

Team and Player Roster ___________________________________________________________________________________ Team Name/Mascot Owned and Coached By _________________________________________________________________________ PlayerPosition 1._______________________________________________________ 2._______________________________________________________ 3._______________________________________________________ 4._______________________________________________________ 5._______________________________________________________ 6._______________________________________________________ 7._______________________________________________________ 8._______________________________________________________ ________________________________________________________________ Teacher Verification of teamDate

NEW SCHOOL 1Q2Q3Q4QOTTPRA F T. McGrady F K. Garnett C S. ONeal G J. Kidd G K. Bryant S T. Duncan X S P. Pierce X S A. Iverson X Total NOTC Score sheet Visiting Team

Basketball Game Day Complete roster on score sheet Shuffle and begin play Take turns drawing and recording points, rebounds, and assists for 5 players per quarter Make substitution decisions after each quarter Shuffle at half time Complete scores and individual statistics at the end of the game Declare game winner/Post results Assign Descriptive Summary

Mathematical Computation Numbers and Operations Percentage/Average/Projections Problem Solving/Reasoning Algebra Data Analysis Representation Probability

Team and Player Roster

Baseball Game Day Complete roster on score sheet Shuffle and begin play Visiting team manager draws at bat cards until 3 outs, recording action in order from the card Home manager follows, shuffle after the 3 rd and 6 th inning Complete scores and individual statistics at the end of the game Declare game winner/Post results Assign Descriptive Summary

NOTD Score sheet PosPlayer12345678910ABRHRBI Totals

Descriptive Summaries Newspaper Article Headlines that get Attention Descriptive Summaries- analyze the data in a meaningful way Writing beyond the score to engage the audience Sports journalism

Integration Art Create team pennants Design team logos Make individual player trading cards Create certificates of recognition for various winners Spreadsheets for statistics and data analysis Creating schedules and writing articles Foreign Language Translate game summaries and articles into the different languages of the student population Audio broadcasts of NOTC games in different languagesGeography Label the locations of teams on a map Study the economic viability of team locations to establish market realities Locate birth places of playersMusic Identify a theme song for each team Sequence appropriate music that could be played strategically during a basketball game Computer Science

Sportsmanship If a coach/owner is absent on their scheduled game day they forfeit the game. Final game scores should be verified for accuracy. A handshake of good sportsmanship is expected at the end of each game.

Entrepreneurial Skills Sports as Business Students manage contracts of professional players Use statistics to negotiate performance standards for individual contracts

Additional Resources Web sites www.numbersonthecourt.com www.numbersonthediamond.com Test questions- samples provided NOTC Professional Player Contract template NOTD Professional Player Contract template

Success at Math and Writing with Sports Card Games Thank you for attending Contact Information: Tena and Ron Raglin NOTC/NOTD 9624 S. Cicero Ave. #407 Oak Lawn, IL 60453 773-284-9496 phone/fax info@numbersonthecourt.com

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