Everything you need to understand or teach Fever Pitch by Nick Hornby.
Fever Pitch is a nonfiction memoir by Nick Hornby, an English writer, that details his obsession with the Arsenal football team. His father takes Nick to his first Arsenal game as a way to bond after leaving Nick's mother for another woman. Nick begins going to every game he can, and his interest soon becomes an obsession. He feels uneasy when he watches the games and learns that despair and disappointment are familiar feelings to football fans. Nick's dad moves out of the country, and Nick begins going to games with a boy known as Rat, the older brother of one of his classmates. They can't afford to sit in the good seats in the West Stand, so they stand throughout the games in a section called the Schoolboy's Enclosure. As a teenager, Nick attends an away match for Arsenal, and after watching the replay, learns he was on camera.... View more of the Fever Pitch Summary
Fever Pitch Lesson Plans contain 131 pages of teaching material, including: