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Play Ball Sports Terms Practice Exercises

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Updated on Jul 15, 2011

Read the following study guide for a concept review:

Play Ball Sports Terms Study Guide

Activity 1: WHICH ONE DOES NOT BELONG?

Read each set of words and circle the one that doesn't fit.

  1. audible, bunt, fumble
  2. dribble, pivot, punt
  3. doubleheader, juggling, breakaway
  4. homer, interception, slider
  5. layup, rebound, hat trick

Activity 2: WHAT AM I?

Read each question and write the best answer from this lesson's vocabulary words.

  1. If you had the ball but dropped it before the play ended, I'm what you did. What am I?
  2. If you want to fool the fielders, I'm the best hit to use. What am I?
  3. I'm a one-point shot that's allowed when one player is fouled by another. What am I?
  4. I'm a move that uses the head to hit the ball into another direction. What am I?
  5. I'm a skillful player because I'm ambidextrous when it comes to batting. What am I?

Activity 3: GET CREATIVE

On the lines below, write a story using at least five of the vocabulary words in this lesson. Make sure you use the correct form of each word.

Activity 4: WORD MIX-UP

Unscramble each word and write it correctly.

1. eeehrduoldab
2. citthi-ehwtsr
3. wrakabeay
4. cemtnecoranh
5. eficelrk dha
6. erundbo
7. adbeilu
8. fow erhret
9. sdieinlhg
10. ietenicropnt

Answers

Activity 1: WHICH ONE DOES NOT BELONG?

  1. bunt
  2. punt
  3. doubleheader
  4. interception
  5. hat trick

Activity 2: WHAT AM I?

  1. fumble
  2. bunt
  3. free throw
  4. flick header
  5. switch-hitter

Activity 3: GET CREATIVE

There are no right or wrong answers for this activity. However, you may wish to have a family member, friend, or teacher review your response and give feedback.

Activity 4: WORD MIX-UP

  1. doubleheader
  2. switch-hitter
  3. breakaway
  4. encroachment
  5. flick header
  6. rebound
  7. audible
  8. free throw
  9. shielding
  10. interception
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