PACK UP YOUR BAGS! YOU AND YOUR FAMILY ARE MOVING OUT WEST! WHY DID PEOPLE MOVE TO THE PRAIRIES? Moving out West!
FREE HOMESTEADS OF 160 ACRES WERE OFFERED TO FARMERS WHO CLEARED TEN ACRES AND BUILT A RESIDENCE WITHIN THREE YEARS… The Dominion Land Act of 1872…
Lets say everyone here was moving to a new planet … what would you bring? Language Food Clothing Shelter AND… SPORTS! What are the results of people moving to the Prairies?
Sports in Saskatchewan In Saskatchewan there are a lot of sports that everyone can play! BUT… did you ever wonder….. FootballCurling SoccerBasketball BaseballLawn Bowling BroomballVolleyball HockeyTennis Swimming Figure Skating Speed SkatingTrack and Field WrestlingGymnastics KarateBaton RingetteWaterskiing RugbyTable Tennis
READ THE SPORT AND THE CLUE TO FIND THE ORIGIN OF THAT SPORT… Activity… Name that Country!
CLUE: Bag Pipes and Kilts are popular in this Country….. Curling
The first Game on Record is from the year 1565! That is 445 years ago! Scotland
Clue: This Country has a big party on July 1 every year to Celebrate becoming a country…. Lacrosse
The first games have dated back to the 12 th century! That is 900 years ago! It was played to give thanks to the Creator. It was played by First Nations people with teams ranging from 100 people to 1,000 people. Games would last from sunup to sundown for two to three days. Canada
Clue: Where is Soccer player David Beckham from… Soccer
Chinese, Japanese, Italian, Ancient Greek, Persian and Vikings. The Chinese played "football" games date as far back as 3000 years ago. First Association was in England in 1893. England…but also
Clue: Where would you find the Buckingham Palace? Rugby
In 1823 William Webb Ellis took the ball in his arms and ran with it. He was sick of the football (soccer) rules! The name of the school William went to was called Rugby School and was located in the town of Rugby, Warwickshire. England
Clue: This country hosted the Winter Olympics in 2010 and the Ice Hockey team from this country won… Hockey
From oral histories from the Mikmaq First Nation state that they played a hockey like game. The first indoor Ice Hockey game played in Canada was in 1875 in Montreal. There were other forms of hockey that were played in Ireland, England and Scotland too! Canada
Clue: Where would you find the City of London… Baseball
Romania where a baseball type game was played and Dates Back to 1364. Russia Also played a game with a bat and pitcher. But they say that the Baseball we play today is Similar to an English Game called Rounders England…but also…
Clue: The Capital of this country is Ottawa… Basketball
In 1891, gym teacher, James Naismith invented Basketball. The first game ever played had a score of 1 – 0! Canada
Clue: If you go to this country you might find the Loch Ness Monster… Golf
The modern game dates back to the 12 th century when shepherd would hit rocks into rabbit holes! There are also ties to the Roman Empire and China! Scotland
Clue: Other sports from this country includes Lacrosse and Hockey… Broomball
Although some people say the game started in Saskatchewan, it seems that many provinces played variations of this sport… They say it started when people would use their brooms to clean the ice for curling! Canada
AS WE HAVE LEARNED, THE SPORTS WE PLAY IN SASKATCHEWAN HAVE COME FROM ALL OVER THE WORLD! Great Job Everyone!
Popular Sports in Saskatchewan 1905 Think back to 1905…what sports do you think were the most popular? Hockey Curling Why do you think this is? Is it something about our climate that make these sports different from the others?
Rules: Answer for each picture: As a group you have to work together to answer the questions… As a class we will share our answers once we go through all the images and questions! What sport do you think is being played? One thing that is different. One thing that is the same. Group Activity!
1905 Saskatchewan 2010 Saskatchewan Population 91,279 16% of people lived in cities 84% of the people lived on the farm Transportation 22 registered cars in ALL of Saskatchewan Population over a million 64 % of people live in cities 36% of people live on the farm Transportation 740, 554 people have cars Compare…
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