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Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games

Come with us on a learning journey to the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games and beyond.

Join in the excitement with fun, innovative, educational resources and activities to support Australian Curriculum learning areas, general capabilities and cross-curriculum priorities.

Registrations now open for the Rio 2016 online event!

Caitlin Bassett

Sporting heroes

Age range: 9-12 years

Curriculum links:
C2C French Year 5-6 Unit 5 - What is character?
C2C Japanese Year 5-6 Unit 5 - What is character?

Who is your favourite sports person? What words best describe their abilities and attributes? This resource will celebrate sporting heroes and explore ways to describe their characteristics. Students will engage with onomatopoeia, adjectives and adverbs. Support for teachers to engage with ICT general capabilities will be also be provided. There are student activities and teacher resources for French and Japanese. However, these can be adapted to use with other languages.

French activities:
Student activity: Sporting heroes Microsoft® Word document2.1M
Teacher resource: Sporting heroes (French) Microsoft® Word document417K

Japanese activities:
Student activity: Sporting heroes Microsoft® Word document537K
Teacher resource: Sporting heroes (Japanese) Microsoft® Word document709K

Further information

The Embracing 2018 Global Education Program is part of the Embracing our Games legacy: Queensland's legacy for the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth GamesTM strategy developed by the Queensland Government in collaboration with the City of Gold Coast.

Schools on the Gold Coast have a unique opportunity to be involved in Gold Coast Schools Connect External Link. This engaged network keeps local schools informed, excited, enthusiastic and involved in GC2018 including opportunities to participate in the delivery of key GC2018 initiatives.

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This page was last reviewed on 27 Jul 2016 at 10:18AM

Related links

Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games External Link

Embracing our Games legacy External Link

Sports Super Centre, Gold Coast

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