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Secretariat Wins the Belmont Stakes: A Lesson on the Triple Crown
In this lesson, students will learn about Secretariat's historic win at the Belmont Stakes, becoming the first horse to win the Triple Crown in 25 years. Students will explore the significance of this achievement and the impact it had on the world of horse racing.
- Know the history of the Triple Crown in horse racing
- Understand the significance of Secretariat's win at the Belmont Stakes
- Can analyze the impact of Secretariat's win on the world of horse racing
This lesson will be delivered through a combination of lecture, discussion, and group activities. Students will be encouraged to ask questions and participate in class discussions.
- Textbook: Secretariat: The Making of a Champion by William Nack
- Video: Secretariat's Belmont Stakes Race
- Handout: Secretariat's Triple Crown Win: A Historic Moment in Sports History
- Lecture on the history of the Triple Crown in horse racing
- Discussion on the significance of Secretariat's win at the Belmont Stakes
- Group activity: Analyze the impact of Secretariat's win on the world of horse racing
- Individual activity: Write a reflection on what you learned about Secretariat and the Triple Crown
Students will be assessed through their participation in class discussions and group activities, as well as their individual reflection on what they learned.