Skateboarding (21st Century Skills Library: Healthy for Life)

Written by Jim Fitzpatrick

You want intense? How about rocketing into the air off a vert ramp and sticking the landing in front of a cheering crowd? Skateboarding has evolved from a fun hobby for kids to an international sporting spectacle. Find out how it made that journey, meet the world’s top skaters, and learn the key tricks and moves. This title will allow students to explain events, procedures, ideas, or concepts in a historical, scientific, or technical text, including what happened and why, based on specific information in the text.• Text based questions,• Bolded keywords•, Profiles of athletes

Age Range 9 - 13 years
Copyright Year
Page Count
Cherry Lake
Grade Level 4th - 8th