Season 2

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.

  • Episode 3

    female track runner Podcast episode 3 

    Clues For Episode 3
    Vocabulary Clues For Episode 3
    Note-taking Sheet 

    The clues came from the following book:
    Wilma Unlimited How Wilma Rudolph Became the World's Fastest Woman written by Kathleen Krull and illustrated by David Diaz

    More Information: 

    • 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


  • Episode 1

    Muhammad Ali Podcast episode 1 

    Clues For Episode 1
    Vocabulary Clues For Episode 1
    Note-taking Sheet 

    The clues came from the following book:
    Muhammad Ali A Champion Is Born written by Gene Barretta and illustrated by Frank Morrison

    More Information: 

    • Won Olympic gold medal at 19
    •  Quotation “Float like a butterfly, sting like a bee-his hands 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.