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Do people go on pilgrimage in Wales? You need to work in pairs. Choose one person in your pair to be the scribe – but remember that you both need to contribute.

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1 Do people go on pilgrimage in Wales? You need to work in pairs. Choose one person in your pair to be the scribe – but remember that you both need to contribute to the brainstorm discussion. In your pairs you need to brainstorm everything that you know about St. David – the patron saint of Wales. Try to think of as much as you can – remember you can write about the person, St. David, the place named after him, St. Davids & his day, St. Davids Day. You are communicating & working with others…

2 What did you write on your brainstorms about St. David? As a class were going to read the story of St. David – to find out what is special about him & why the place called St. Davids in Wales has become a pilgrimage site that many Catholic pilgrims visit… 09/re/st_david_story/st_david_book.html What do we now know about St. David? Why is St. Davids an important place for pilgrimage for Catholic believers? You are communicating…

3 You need to work on the computers, on the website for St. Davids cathedral Use the website (you will need to look around the website) to find out the answers to the questions below. You can choose which questions you answer – as long as you earn 50 points altogether, each questions points is next to the question. You must write your answers in your books, IN FULL SENTENCES. 1. When did St. David die? 5 points 2. Who often raided the cathedral in the 10 th & 11 th Centuries? 10 points 3. What year did St. Davids become a major centre for pilgrimage? 5 points 4. What is the name of the current bishop of St. Davids? 10 points 5. Does the cathedral have a library? 10 points 6. In what year did Queen Elizabeth II make St. Davids a city? 5 points 7. What is the oldest surviving part of the cathedral? 15 points 8. There are 4 chapels in St. Davids cathedral – what are they called? 10 points 9. What icon picture is in the South Transept? 15 points Now…swap books & well mark your answers to see how you got on. First of all, check that your partner has earned 50 points. You are communicating & applying number…

4 Now…swap books & well mark each others answers to see what you found out. First of all, check that your partner has earned 50 points. 1.When did St. David die? 5 points St. David died around 589/ Who often raided the cathedral in the 10 th & 11 th Centuries? 10 points The Vikings often raided parts of the cathedral. 3. What year did St. Davids become a major centre for pilgrimage? 5 points St. Davids became a major centre for pilgrimage in What is the name of the current bishop of St. Davids? 10 points The current bishop of St. Davids is called The Right Reverend J Wyn Evans. 5. Does the cathedral have a library? 10 points Yes, the cathedral does have a library. 6. In what year did Queen Elizabeth II make St. Davids a city? 5 points Queen Elizabeth II made St. Davids a city in What is the oldest surviving part of the cathedral? 15 points The Nave is the oldest surviving part of the cathedral. 8. There are 4 chapels in St. Davids cathedral – what are they called? 10 points They are called the Chapel of St. Thomas Beckett, Holy Trinity Chapel, the Chapel of St. Edward & Lady Chapel. 9. What icon picture is in the South Transept? 15 points The picture is of Elijah being fed by ravens. You are communicating & applying number…

5 Think about what youve found out in todays lesson. How would you now answer these questions: Do people go on pilgrimage to Wales? Why is St. Davids an important pilgrimage site for Catholic believers? What do we now know about St. Davids & pilgrimages to St. Davids? Write a postcard to a friend, imagining that you have been on pilgrimage to St. Davids. Write about what you have found out about the life of St. David, what you saw at St. Davids cathedral & what you thought of it. Draw the picture for the front of the postcard (or print a picture from the internet that could be used for the front of the postcard). You are communicating…


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