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Season Two

The CLC Super Sleuth Podcast goal is to enhance students' critical thinking, critical listening, notetaking, and research skills. While developing these skills, we hope you also enjoy the podcast.  

Season Two Episode One 


Podcast/Clues For Episode One 

Podcast/Vocabulary For Episode One 

CLC-Podcast/Season Two 1/Podcast-Note-Taking-Sheet.pdf 

More Information:

  • Won Olympic gold medal at 19
  •  Quotation "Float like a butterfly, sting like a bee-his hand can't hit what his eyes can't see."
  •  Near the end of his career, at age 36 wins a rematch against Champion Leon Spinks to become the first boxer to win the World Heavy Weight championship 3 times.
  •  In 1984 at age 42, diagnosed with Parkinson's disease. 

The clues came from the following book Muhammad Ali A Champion is Born, written by Gene Barretta and illustrated by Frank Morrison. Here is the link to the publisher's website https://kitaabworld.com/products/muhammad-ali-a-champion-is-born

 Season Two Episode Two 



CLC-Podcast/Season Two 1/Clues-for-Frances-Perkins.pdf 

CLC-Podcast/Season Two 1/Vocabulary-For-Frances-Perkins.pdf 

CLC-Podcast/Season Two 1/Podcast-Note-Taking-Sheet1.pdf 


More Information: 

  • Her grandmother told her whenever a door of opportunity opened, Frances should go through.
  • Her mother taught her to help neighbors in need.
  • Frances went to college when few women did.
  • She worked in New York City, where immigrants lived in crowded ramshackle tenements.
  • Men, women, and even children toiled day after day in dirty, unsafe factories called sweatshops.
  • Frances began by learning all she could by visiting factories, sweatshops, laundries looking for fire and accident hazards.
  • She was often the only one in the halls of government.
  • 1n 1912, she helped get a bill passed to limit the workweek to fifty-four hours for women and children.
  • As more new laws to benefit workers came into being, the state of New York became a model for the nation. 
  • To serve as FDR "s Secretary of Labor, she moved from New York to Washington, D.C., leaving her teenage daughter and a husband who was often ill in the care of others
  • She became the first woman to serve in a presidential cabinet and served twelve years (1933-1945), becoming the longest-serving Secretary in history 

The clues came from the following books Thanks to Frances Perkins Fighter For Workers' Rights written by Deborah Hopkinson and illustrated by Kristy Caldwell. Here is the link to the publisher's website. https://peachtree-online.com/portfolio-items/thanks-to-frances-perkins The other book the clues came from is The Only Woman in the Photo Frances Perkins & Her New Deal for America written by Kathleen Krull and illustrated by Alexandra Bye. Here is the link to the publisher's website. https://www.simonandschuster.com/books/The-Only-Woman-in-the-Photo/Kathleen-Krull


Season Two Episode Three 


CLC-Podcast/Season Two 1/Clues-for-Wilma-Rudolph.pdf 

CLC-Podcast/Season Two 1/Vocabulary-For-Wilma-Rudolph.pdf 

CLC-Podcast/Season Two 1/Podcast-Note-Taking-Sheet2.pdf 

  • When Wilma returned home from Rome, her family was waiting for her, and so was all of Clarksville, Tennessee. The huge parade and banquet held in her honor were the first events in the town’s history to include both blacks and whites
  • After she retired from her career as a runner in 1962, Wilma became a second-grade teacher and a high school coach.
  • She funded the nonprofit Wilma Rudolph Foundation to nurture young athletes and to teach them that they, too, can succeed despite all odds against them. 
  • She was the first member of her family to go to college 
  • The 1960 Olympics was the first Olympics showed on TV 

The clues came from the following book Wilma Unlimited written by Kathleen Krull and illustrated by David Diaz. Here is the link to the publishers website https://www.hmhbooks.com/shop/books/Wilma-Unlimited/9780152020989