Reading The Shortest player in the NBA Michael Jordon Yao Ming Height: 226cm Height: 198cm Height: Spud Webb 斯伯特·韦伯于1963年出生，因为身高只有1 米70、被昵称为“土豆”的他，竟在1986年 “扣篮大赛”中从“人类电影精华”威尔金 斯手中不可思议地夺得“扣篮王”称号，成 为NBA的传奇。 Words review junior high try out for sth. lose heart score senior high stand change one’s mind leader name n. <美>初级中学 参加…选拔(或试演) 泄气，灰心 vt.&vi. 得分 n. <美>高级中学 n. 看台 改变主意 n. 领导者 vt. 命名 Words review university n. 大学 simply adv. 仅仅；简直 junior college n. <美>两年制专科 学校 national adj. 国家的 championship n.锦标赛，大赛 succeed vi. 成功 succeed in doing sth. 成功地做某事 scholarship n. 奖学金 Words review although graduate force league remain take notice of achievement prove matter conj. 尽管，虽然 vi. 毕业 vt. 强迫，迫使 n. 联盟，社团 vi. 逗留；保持不变 注意，察觉 n. 成就，成绩 vt. 证明 vi. 要紧, 有重大影响 a achieve something that you 1 stand have been trying to do b use facts to show that 2 national something is true Match the words on the left with 3 succeed c a place where people stand the meaningssitontothe right. watch sports 4scholarship d be important e of a whole country 5 prove f money given to somebody 6 matter that he or she continue study At first Then Junior High He was(1) __ to He did play for the not(2)____. school team. Senior High He had to He got the (6)_____beca coach to use of his (7)_____. height. He got (10)______unive (12)____from College/Uni rsity invited North Carolina versity him. He played State at (11)_______. University Achievements He got the (3)____and scored (4)_____in his first game.He became the (5)____of the team. He became (8)_____of the team .In his last year,He was named(9)____in Texas. He led his team to (13)____. Simon: When was Spud Webb born? David: He was born in (1) _______. 1963 Simon: Was he very tall? David: No. he was (2) _____________ much smaller than the other kids atwants school.to know more about B3 Simon Simon: When did he become an NBA player? Spud Webb. He is asking David some joined the Atlanta Hawks in 1985 David: He (3) ________ questions. their and becameComplete the (4) __________ player in shortest conversation with the information in the NBA at that time. Simon: What was his proudest moment? the article. won the Slam Dunk Contest in David: He (5) ________ 1986. Simon: Great! Spud proved that size and body type matter We can do really doesn’t (6) ________. give up almost anything if we never (7) _________. a Spud Webb named Player of the Year b Spud got a scholarship from a university B2 There are some important information c Spud scored 20 points in his first game on Spud Webb’s basketball career. d Spud became an NBA player in 1985 Read the article and write the correct e small Spud had a big dream letters in the blanks. e Paragraph 1 _________ Paragraph 2 _________ c Paragraph 3 _________ a Paragraph 4 _________ b d Paragraph 5 _________ 1. Preview words. 2. Write a summary about Spud Webb.