Track And Field

Aaseng, Nathan. Track and Field. San Diego, CA: Lucent, 2002. Print.

The track and field stars

When the gun goes off there goes the runners they are fast and willing to win, they run with all their might but they have to try to beat the other competitors.

5 vocabulary words

> masquerading: to pretend to be someone one .

>zealous: having or showing zeal.

>ideological: of or pertaining to or characteristic of an orientation that characterizes the thinking of a group or nation

>deteriorated: become progressively worse.

>sanctioning:become progressively worse.

3 interesting facts

> The founder of the modern Olympic games was Frenchman Baron Pierre de Coubertin.

> In 1936 , Jessie Owens won four gold medals and was the star of the Berlin Games.

> Bob Beamon soars a remarkable 29 ft. and 2 in. in the long jump, in the Olympic games and the record still stands.

My Personal connection to the book

Reading this book made me feel like I wanted to be there when they made track and field, I wanted to be able to be there to see all the conflicts and I wanted to see all the stars of track and field and their amazing record breaking times they have inspired me to acctully want to run every day and be there when they talk about the days of track and field.

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