Michael Pesci – Life’s Not Always Fair, But You Can Do Something About It!

Michael-Pesci

This is the story of Michael Pesci. He is a young baseball player with an incredible sense of charity and fairness. He and his buddy organize a homerun derby to raise money for various charities. Michael combines his love of baseball with his desire to help others less fortunate than himself.

Additional Resources:

  • Here is an article about the work of Michael’s charity, Perfect Pitch.

Topics for Discussion:

  • Do you believe that life is not always fair? What can you do to make it a little more fair for someone else?
  • What does Michael mean when he says he wants to “level the playing field” for those less fortunate than him?

Take Action:

  • Michael took a sport he loves and uses it to do good works. What sport or hobby can you use for good works?
  • Check out Michael’s Perfect Pitch website to find out how you can get involved in helping others like he does!

Teacher Features:

  • Here is a link to a Critical Reading Skills worksheet that you can use for elementary school students.
  • Here is a link to a Critical Reading Skills worksheet that you can use for middle school students.

 

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