That momentous event occurred in 1921 when he faced georges carpentier, the french heavyweight champion. The million dollar shot dan gutman in the book, the million dollar shot, a poor kid named eddie ball attempts to become a millionaire from making one free throw shot. Dan gutmans the million dollar kick does for soccer what his the million dollar shot did for basketball. Used books may not include companion materials, some shelf wear, may contain highlightingnotes, may not include cdrom or access codes. Eddie is trying to help his family by winning a contest.
Recorded books is the largest independent producer of audiobooks in the world. The million dollar shot new cover million dollar series gutman, dan. A set of 45 vocabulary words from the book, the million dollar shot, by dan gutman. February 11, 1995 the first of three years in which the nba hosted the one million dollar shot contest came at halftime of the 1995 schick rookie game. I know the book does not mention the specific rules for the contest, other than its not open to employees of the company or their family members, but most of us know that, in a real life contest such as this, it is implied, if not outright stated, that the contest. The prize was a chance to shoot a free throw shot during halftime at the first game of the nba finals. Use these questions and the activities that follow to get more out of the experience of reading the million dollar shot by dan gutman print the student handout pdf. But someone really wants eddie to shoot an air ball, and will do anything to sabotage the million dollar shot. The book is written in easy to read sentences and makes a great hi lo book for middle schoolers. Comprehension by chapter, vocabulary challenges, creative reading response activities and projects, tests, and much more. The million dollar shot audiobook listen instantly. The million dollar strike, the million dollar goal, the million dollar kick, the million dollar shot. About being strong enough to do what you must for those you love.
Especially cause im a very pick reader i think youll like this book. The million dollar shot new cover million dollar series. Million dollar shot perfect golf event tournament shop. The million dollar shot discussion guide when eddie ball finds out about the finkles contesta a chance to win a million dollars just by sinking a foul shot at the nba finalsa he realizes it could be the end of his familys troubles. Dan gutman also wrote the million dollar strike and the million dollar goal.
The million dollar shot book trailer schooltube safe video. He shot the million dollar shot at madison square garden. The million dollar shot the climax of the story is when eddie makes the shot and everything is going his way he wants it to. The million dollar shot test by super sickles teachers pay.
Imagine the excitement you create by offering this as a part of your event. There are also blank boxes for students to add their own voacbulary from the book. When the magazine went out of business in 1985, he decided to become a fulltime writer. It was the day of the million dollar shot and eddie was so nervous. Please practice handwashing and social distancing, and check out our resources for adapting to these times. Dan gutman born october 19, 1955 is an american writer, primarily of childrens fiction.
He wrote several nonfiction baseball books for adults, before changing his focus to nonfiction sports books for children. Dec 16, 2012 the million dollar shot comprehension questions. Print the student handout pdf 1 list three things besides shooting a basketball that eddie ball can do to. Milliondollar throw chapters 1, 2, 3 and 4 summary.
Learn million dollar shot reading with free interactive flashcards. The million dollar shot by dan gutman i have to write a brief paragraph summarizing the following. It just so happened that the nebraska book company the biggest buyers and sellers on all of amazon are only a couple blocks away from my office and they actually have some amazon employees that work out of the office. Questions on the book called the million dollar shot. The million dollar shot by dan gutman, paperback barnes. Click here to visit our frequently asked questions about html5. When eddie ball finds out about the finkles poetry contest a chance to a million dollars just sinking a foul ball at the nba finals he realizes it could be the end of his and his mothers problems. Learn the million dollar shot with free interactive flashcards.
David bowies video for the 1980 single ashes to ashes was the first music video to exceed this sum. This comprehensive book test on the novel the million dollar shot by dan gutman includes the following. Each section contains vocabulary words, figurative language, comprehension questions, and an higher order thinking skills activity. He vanished, looking up and barked a plea, whatever i hit i wasnt supposed to hit. I loved this book and even laughed out loud at some of the scenes.
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The million dollar shot by pikney, 1997, hyperion books for children edition, in english 1st ed. Sep 01, 2006 the millon dollar shot was a great book. The settings for the book seemed just right, they made you be able to imagine what was really happening. A set of higher level, multilayered comprehension questions for the book, the million dollar shot, by dan gutman. Its such a fast paced book that i was able to read it in one sitting. Free the million dollar shot worksheets and literature. He didnt want to give eddie a million dollars from the finkle company.
How i made 1 million dollars from a 99 cent ebook shoemoney. Dan gutman is the author of many novels for children, including four other million dollar books. He started a video game magazine in 1982 called video games player, which later became computer games. Eddie air ball wants to win the finkle foods poetry contest for a chance to sink a milliondollar free throw at halftime of the nba finals. Powered by create your own unique website with customizable templates.
The million dollar shot by pikney, 1997, hyperion books for. Eddie won a poetry contest sponsored by a fatty snack company called finkles foods. Milliondollar throw chapters 5, 6, 7 and 8 summary. Eddie enters a poetry contest and wins a really cool prize. Find out if eddie can make the million dollar shot and ruin his nemesis, mr. The book is divided into two or three chapter sections. He wrote several nonfiction baseball books for adults, before changing his focus to nonfiction sports books. Elevenyearold eddie gets a chance to win a million dollars by sinking a foul shot at the national basketball. Eddie has had a tough life, and i couldnt help but root for him right from the start. Luckily, eddie has the help of his best friend, annie. A one million dollar shot, ranger snipers save teammates in. Open library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. You will be cheering on eddie and biting your nails with nervous energy, in his quest to win the money. Our rbdigital platform distributes the broadest array of digital content typesincluding audiobooks, video, magazines, ebooks, education, and entertainmentall in one powerful app.
Even if you dont like sports, i would read this book. Published to amateur and expert writers at storywrite. Jack dempsey was instrumental in creating the first million dollar gate. The video file shared on this page is submitted by. Apr 05, 2014 open library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. Hes not so sure he can write a winning poem, though. I ran over and inspected the body of a young girl, about my age, i rolled her over and looked for a bullet wound.
Sep 01, 2006 dan gutman is the author of many novels for children, including four other million dollar books. If he sinks a foul shot during the halftime of an nba game, he will win one million dollars. The million dollar shot the million dollar shot audiobook, by dan gutman. Your browser does not currently recognize any of the video formats. The chapters are grouped together with 8 questions per set. How a rangers death is changing military freefall operations. Million dollar baby compare and contrast paper a story. A poetry contest is sponsored by his mothers prior employer and when he wins the contest with the help of his neighbor, he trains to make the million dollar shot and undergoes situations along the way. This is a student packet to accompany the book the million dollar shot by dan gutman.
When eddie ball finds out about the finkles contesta chance to win a million dollars just by sinking a foul shot at the nba finalshe realizes it could be the end of his familys troubles but someone is trying to sabotage his million dollar shot. The million dollar shot conflict rating explanation point of view by dan gutman here are 5 reasons his family is poor and his mom recently lost her job. The million dollar shot discussion guide scholastic. Free the million dollar shot worksheets and literature unit. Use these questions and the activities that follow to get more out of the experience of reading the million dollar shot by dan gutman. Books similar to the million dollar shot the million. Jun 04, 2009 though the target was nearly a mile away, he had successfully made what came to be known throughout his unit as the million dollar shot. There is a list of vocab word locations in the book for the teacher. The million dollar shot by dan gutman librarything. Choose from 332 different sets of the million dollar shot flashcards on quizlet. The million dollar shot by dan gutman is a book that captured my interest right from the start. A long story short they shed the light on a lot of things but the biggest thing they told me was to put out a 2nd book, a a. The kid with the best poem would be chosen to shoot the million dollar shot.
I only select books i would read more than once, and draw from classic newberry award winners. Although his entry didnt win, eddie still wins the chance to make the shot for one million. Your browser does not currently recognize any of the video formats available. Delaware county district library ohio scanned in china.
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In the million dollar shot, elevenyearold eddie gets a chance to win a million dollars by sinking a foul shot at the national basketball association finals. In the book, the million dollar shot, a boy named eddie ball sends in an entry to a poetry contest but he doesnt win. The final and third setting took place in new york city and that is where eddie gets to shoot the million dollar shot. Main conflicts internal, external or both please if you give me all four i will give you best answer on all the questions u answer. Free the million dollar shot study unit worksheets for teachers to print. This book won six state awards, all the way from california to connecticut.1410 541 366 1289 531 471 1467 768 292 587 1494 42 1250 809 1064 5 580 1325 363 444 1513 497 575 335 902 1471 774 238