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1 London Olympics Games

2 London 2012 opening ceremonies The opening and closing ceremonies often depict aspects of the host country’s culture and heritage. Make a list below and find photos to show these things

3 The sports (pt: one) Identify all the sports to be contested at the Games. You can find these at (Official site) (Official Australian team site) (Australian Newspaper site) In the box below choose five sports and next to that the name of two athletes from any two participating country that you think may win a medal. SportGolden opportunities (person or teams name) Country

4 The sports (pt: two) Create a “guess” medal tally. Name the five top countries in your “guess” medal tally. Keep your tally handy so you can compare later with the real results. CountryGoldSilverBronze

5 The medal tally (the final results, these can be found in the newspapers or on various web sites) CountryGoldSilverBronze China United states Russian Federation Gr Britain Germany Australia Korea Japan Italy France Ukraine Netherlands Jamaica Spain Kenya Belarus Romania Ethiopia

6 Photographs Photographers work with journalists to bring a story to life. A photograph communicates a great deal to the audience: the excitement, fun, fear and achievement. Photographers need to be flexible, be able to take action shots on the run as well as portrait style shots. Imagine you are a sports photographer for your favourite sport. List 7 shots that you would attempt to take - describe each one My Favourite Sport is My first shot is My second shot is My third shot is My fourth shot is My fifth shot is My sixth shot is My seventh shot is

7 Photographs EXTENSION - find a real one online – place it below & describe it.

8 Words (pt.1): Headlines Headlines are designed to attract the reader and tell them what’s in the story. They should be catchy and straight to the point. Headlines usually fall into the following categories – match the type with its meaning (you may need to use your dictionary): Select a headline from a newspaper, write it below and describe how it captures the story (use at least one of the terms from the list above). humorousWhere it makes you feel very emotional sentimentalWhere it makes it sound AMAZING! sensationalWhere it makes you laugh sober and factualWhere it uses interesting language to compare something to something else metaphoricalWhere it just states the facts without suggesting how you should feel

9 Analysing the coverage (part one) News stories provide the basic information on what happened, who it happened to, when it happened and why it happened. There are different types of coverage in the media. These include: Results – provides the scores and placing from the event. Colour story – focuses on the people in the event. Photograph and caption. Preview – highlights what will happen in an event. Comment – provides an opinion on an event or issue.

10 Survey 1: Date: Look at a newspaper and find what is the major sports story of the day? (the amount of space and headline will indicate the story’s importance). Place your headline here Suggest reasons why this is the major story? Place your reasons here What other sports receive coverage? SportsType of coverage Swimming Photo and caption, colour story, results, preveiw Hockey Photo and caption, colour story, results Weightlifting Photo and caption, results, colour story Fencing Photo and caption, results Diving Photo and caption, results

11 Classifying sports There are many ways to classify sports. One sport can be part of many different categories. Use this comparison matrix to show how one sport can be in several categories. Sport CombatTeamTargetCourtRacketMechanicalHorseWheeledWaterJumpingBallAthletics

12 Words (pt.2): The reports Read the daily reports of events then make a collection of words, phrases and sentences used by reporters to bring colour or imagery into their reports. List some of the emotions being described in their reports. Words, phrases and sentences: Emotions:

13 Survey 2: Date: Look at a newspaper and find what is the major sports story of the day? (the amount of space and headline will indicate the story’s importance). Place your headline here Suggest reasons why this is the major story? Place your reasons here What other sports receive coverage? SportsType of coverage

14 (pt: one) Quick and easy, sending s is a way of keeping in touch – particularly if you have a lot of people to write to and not a lot of time: Imagine you are an athlete and write an to your family from the games in London. Address it to someone at home and tell them about some Games news. Show you have researched your subject by the contents of your . Place your here

15 (pt: two) Quick and easy, sending s is a way of keeping in touch – particularly if you have a lot of people to write to and not a lot of time: Imagine you are attending the Games in London as a spectator. Address it to someone at home, interstate or overseas telling them about your Games experience. Show you have researched your subject by the contents of your . Place your here

16 London 2012 closing ceremonies The opening and closing ceremonies often depict aspects of the host country’s culture and heritage. Make a list below and find photos to show these things

17 Future Games Choose a city to host the 2020 Olympic Games. Justify your choice and give 5 reasons. At each Games the host city chooses a character or animal to be the mascot or symbol. Create & justify some symbols or a character to go with your host city’s bid. (Use Inspiration to create mind maps for your design)

18 The City : The Reasons: 1.It could have more events because there is snow and lots of ice. 2.Even if it is cold it is still a beautiful place. 3.Even it is snow it is really easy to have our normal events. 4.It would be more interesting because there is snow and the events would be more interesting.

19 My reasons for my design - Place your drawing of your symbol or your image here

20 Try some of these Games Activities based on MULTIPLE INTELLIGENCES & BLOOM’S TAXONOMY Seven ways to be smart Bloom’s Taxonomy: Six Thinking Levels KnowingunderstandingApplyinganalysingCreatingEvaluating I enjoy reading, writing & speaking List all the cities that have hosted a modern Olympic Games. OR List the 28 sports that will be played at the Athens Olympics. Create a story map of a favourite Greek myth or legend. Design a ticket for entry into an Olympic sport of your choice for the 2004 Games. Write a biography for a current Australian Olympic athlete. Design a book of Olympic world records. Ask your teacher for the Performa OR Create a Y chart for the 2004 Opening Ceremony. Make a poster outlining five important rules for good sportsmanship. Make sure your rules relate to a particular sport. I enjoy working with numbers and science Draw a timeline to show the modern Olympic Games from 1986 to the present. Categorise the host cities into their corresponding continents. OR Categorise the 28 sports into various categories. Draw a Venn diagram to compare two Olympic sports. Graph the medal tally for the Australian, Greek and a team of your choice for the Athens Games. OR Carry out a PMI for an Olympic sport. Class activity Using pattern blocks, create a pictogram depicting an Olympic sport. Rank ten favourite Olympic sports in order of preference. I enjoy painting, drawing and visualising Collect Olympic photos from newspapers and magazines. Make an Olympic collage using photos from the newspaper. Make a diorama to illustrate a Greek myth or legend. OR Make a diorama of an Olympic sport. Class activity Make a jigsaw puzzle of a favourite Olympic photo from a newspaper or magazine. Create a mobile of Olympic symbols. Evaluate the mobiles of Olympic symbols according to balance, colour and appeal.

21 I enjoy doing hands-on activities Introduce yourself as an Olympic athlete. Tell about your sport including your achievements. Class activity Play celebrity heads for Olympians past and present. Design and make, on a cardboard cutout, a team uniform for athletes to wear to the opening ceremony of the Beijing Olympic Games. Create a flow chart explaining how the Olympic flame is lit on Mount Olympus and its journey to the host city. Design and make a torch for the Beijing Olympic Games. Evaluate the team uniforms in terms of comfort, visual appeal and how well it represents the team. I enjoy making and listening to music Listen to the music from the 2004 Opening Ceremony. Name and draw three instruments used in a particular piece of Olympic music. Name the music chosen. Create suitable dance movements for one minute of Olympic music. Advertise the Parramatta Olympic Games by writing and performing a short jingle. Create and write a simple rhythm for a percussion instrument to accompany 1 minute of music from the Opening Ceremony. Write a response for the 2006 Opening Ceremony. Comment on colour, movement, music and cultural significance. I enjoy working with others Make a FACTS chart for an Olympic athlete OR an Olympic sport. Find out at least ten facts. Write five open ended (clever) questions for an Olympic athlete. Class activity Work with a partner or group, and create a mime depicting an Olympic sport. Have the class guess your sport. Class activity Interview a partner in a hot seat activity. Use your five open ended questions. Class activity With your group, create an Olympic cauldron for the Parramatta Olympics. Draw a labeled diagram. Class activity Judge the cauldrons in terms of availability and appropriateness of materials, colour, significance to PPS. I enjoy working by myself Draw a picture of you playing your favourite sport. What is your favourite sport? Write about it and explain the reasons why you like it. Explain how you felt when your favourite athlete won their event. Investigate an after school / weekend sport that you could participate in. List sport, team, cost, uniform, venue, time, coach and any other interesting information. Create a scrapbook of ‘Olympic highlights’. Evaluate the performance of an Australian athlete at the 2008 Games.


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