Learning Intentions: I can make notes and organise them. I can use my notes to recall and remember things. I can use my notes to explore issues and create new texts, using my own words as appropriate. I can convey information, describe events, explain processes or concepts, and combine ideas in different ways. I can use strategies and resources to spell my words accurately, including specialist vocabulary. I can use punctuation to make the meaning of my sentences clear. I can accurately structure and arrange my sentences to make their meaning clear. I can use paragraphs, and show a straightforward relationship between them. LIT 3-28a LIT 3-15a LIT 3-22a Curriculum for Excellence ‘Experiences and Outcomes’ LIT 3-21a
Section A – Information Gathering
There are 5 activities to complete in Section A. 2. The Commonwealth Games. 3. The Sports. 4. Focus Sport. 5. Conclusion. 1. The Commonwealth.
This month we are looking at: The Commonwealth Games, which are coming to Glasgow this summer. Section A - Activity 1 In a short paragraph write down what exactly is ‘The Commonwealth’ – what is it, when and why it was formed.
Section A - Activity 2 Note down information about The Commonwealth Games’: -When did they begin? -Why were they organised and by whom? -How often do they take place? -In addition to Glasgow, what other countries have been host nations. -
Section A - Activity 3 Note down information about The Commonwealth Games’: -How many sports will be featured? -List the sports which are the most popular with the public. -List a minimum of 3 (and a maximum of 5) sports about which you are interested. -
Section A - Activity 4 From the list you made in during Activity 3, identify one sport and produce at least three paragraphs that include the following: -Description (number of players, equipment, team/individual, etc. ) -Medals available -World/Commonwealth Records (holder, country, year)
Section A - Activity 5 You will need to produce an ending (conclusion) for the report that you will produce in Section B. Think about adding one or more of the Following: -The hopes for Scotland’s athletes competing this year. -The benefits to Glasgow and Scotland during the event. -The legacy that ‘Glasgow 2014 XX Commonwealth Games’ will leave.
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Section B – Submit your ‘Glasgow 2014 XX Commonwealth Games’ Report
You are to produce a report: ‘Glasgow 2014 XX Commonwealth Games’ 2. It must include the information gained from undertaking the activities in Section A. 3. It may include additional information. 1. It may contain images.
Section B - Activity 1 1. All about ‘The Commonwealth’ 2. ‘The Commonwealth Games’ 3. The Sports 4. Focus sport 5. Conclusion
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S2 Homework Task – May Checklist Section A Activity 1 Activity 2 Activity 3 ‘Commonwealth Games’ ‘The Commonwealth’ ‘Glasgow 2014’ Sports Activity 4 Focus Sport Section B Activity 1 ‘Glasgow 2014’ Report Activity 5 Conclusion