the Sporting Fever pages too
|Why is Omar
stitching footballs secretly at home?
Football mystery Robert Gray, Head of Geography at
Nottingham Bluecoat School has created this mystery which
forms the assessment for their World Sport unit in year 7. We
used the Oxford Geog.1 texts to provide the information for the
Mystery cards, and ask the students to use the writing frame
(based on Geoff Hannan's ideas of "go for 5") to provide a
structure to their written answer.
Writing frame To prepare the students we talk about the idea
of the mystery as a "big question", and ask them to consider
what the little (sub) questions might be to help us answer the
Who missed the kick off? This mystery (based on
Wolves and Man U, but could be adapted to any two teams) was
written by Louise Careless Sneyd Community School,
Bloxwich, Walsall and went down really well with all abilities
in Y9 studying the World of Sport unit. Please have a look at
other sports-related materials on
Sporting Fever elsewhere on this site.
Who missed the World Cup Final in 2014?
Fleming is thinking ahead! Inspired by
the mystery above he has put an Aberdeen slant on this mystery
to work out who and why missed the match!
Mystery Cards to sort here and
pupil recording grid.
Sporting venues: a visual starter
by Nigel Warren
Head of Geography at Coleshill
based on Badger Starters.
This page last updated
03 April 2012