The Great Comeback

Curricular Links: Language Arts, Physical Education, Personal Planning

The Big Idea

Harry Jerome’s career was marked by great highs and some disappointing lows, but throughout it he unfailingly demonstrated “commitment” to his sport. Later in his life, he focused his commitment on his community by seeking to improve the health of young people.


  • analyze newspaper headlines about Harry Jerome
  • write headlines that better reflect Harry’s career accomplishments