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This worksheet, ‘5Ws and How of the Commonwealth Games’ provides a structured diagram that helps students identify the who, what, when, where, why and how of the Commonwealth Games. It is a great visual graphic that can be used as a comprehension activity and to generate meaningful class discussion.

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This worksheet, ‘An Athletes Uniform’ is a great resource that encourages students to use adjectives to describe the purpose of a casual sporting uniform. The resource then asks students to illustrate and label a design of their own uniform that meets the needs of an athlete.

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This sports article, ‘Aquatics’ features the four strokes of swimming. It provides information about aquatics, the Commonwealth Games and the sport’s beginnings. It is aimed at broadening students’ historical, cultural and sporting awareness in an engaging manner.

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This worksheet, ‘Aquatics Profile’ provides a simple graphic for students to explore and organise key information relating to the Commonwealth Games sport, aquatics. The resource asks students to explain what equipment is needed, the rules and scoring of the sport, the history of the sport and past gold medal winners. It allows students to demonstrate …More

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This sports article, ‘Athletics’ features the three disciplines of track, field and marathon. It provides information about athletics, the Commonwealth Games and the history of athletics. It is aimed at broadening students’ historical, cultural and sporting awareness in an engaging manner.

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This sports article, ‘Badminton’ features badminton, the world’s fastest racket sport. It provides information about the sport’s origins. It is aimed at broadening students’ historical, cultural and sporting awareness in an engaging manner.

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This sports article, ‘Boxing’ features the aim of the sport. It provides information about boxing, the Commonwealth Games and its rather brutal beginnings! It is aimed at broadening students’ historical, cultural and sporting awareness in an engaging manner.

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This quick reference text, ‘Commonwealth Countries by Region’ provides an easy to read map of the countries of the Commonwealth by region. Each region is colour coded on the map and lists of the countries by continent are also provided.

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This handy resource pack has everything you need to bring the Commonwealth Games to life in your primary classroom. This booklet of resources contains a great range of learning activities, reference materials, classroom display, reference texts and articles about the Commonwealth Games.

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This colouring-in worksheet, ‘Commonwealth Games Colouring-in’ is a fun activity to get students involved in the Commonwealth Games and begin discussions on the types of sports involved.

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This worksheet, ‘Commonwealth Games Figure Match-Up’ is a fantastic activity when exploring interesting Commonwealth Games facts and the magnitude of numbers. Students must match, either by cutting out or drawing links, between the correct figure and the fact. This resource aids students to recognise the similarities and differences between different figures. An answer sheet is …More

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This worksheet, ‘Commonwealth Games Medal Count’ is a fantastic resource that encourages students to become involved in the progress of five countries competing in the Commonwealth Games. Students are asked to use tallies or other methods of recording data to track the gold, silver, bronze and total medal count of each country. Using this table …More

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This worksheet, ‘Commonwealth Games Medallists’ asks students to research the names of four Commonwealth Games medallists and then specify which event they won, which country they came from and the year and city of the games in which they won their gold medal. This is a simple resource that allows students to understand what information …More

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This worksheet, ‘Commonwealth Games Sport Profile’ is a great resource that provides students with a table to organise their research on two Commonwealth Games sports. Students are required to select the most relevant information to create a profile that includes the rules, gameplay, equipment and venue of each sport.

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This worksheet, ‘Commonwealth Games Sports Crossword’ provides students with the opportunity to use skills involving vocabulary, reasoning and spelling to find the correct Commonwealth Games sport for the puzzle. It encourages students to identify and understand the terms being used to build on their vocabulary of Commonwealth Games terminology. An answer sheet is also provided.

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This worksheet, ‘Commonwealth Games Sports Unscramble’ is a great activity that encourages students to study the sounds and spelling of Commonwealth Games sports. Students will be challenged to unscramble the words to find a Commonwealth Games sport. An answer sheet is also provided.

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This worksheet, ‘Commonwealth Games Sports Word Search’ gives students the opportunity to improve spelling of Commonwealth Games sport words. Students must scrutinise the spelling of each word on their list which ensures new vocabulary is committed to memory with the correct spelling.

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This worksheet, ‘Commonwealth Games Sports Word Shapes’ is a great resource that encourages students to examine the spelling and letter shapes of sports of the Commonwealth Games. Students must use the word bank to match the letter shapes to the correct sports.

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This worksheet, ‘Commonwealth Games True or False?’ is a thought provoking worksheet that requires students to asses the truth of various Commonwealth Games facts. Many students may presume the answers quickly and realise their assumptions were not correct which can lead to interesting discussions and further research into the Commonwealth Games. An answer sheet is …More

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This worksheet, ‘Commonwealth Games Values’ is a great resource that encourages students to research the three Commonwealth Games values: humanity, equality and destiny. Students are required describe the value and then provide an example or situation where they have seen or they could see these values being enacted in real life. The activity provides a …More

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This worksheet, ‘Compare and Contrast Commonwealth Games Athletes’ is a great graphical organiser that students can use to describe the similarities and differences between two types of Commonwealth Games athletes. The requirements of athletes differ according to which sport and event they enter however both being Commonwealth Games athletes there will also be some common …More

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This worksheet, ‘Countries of the Commonwealth Crossword’ provides students with the opportunity to use skills involving vocabulary, reasoning and spelling to find the correct Commonwealth Games country to complete the puzzle. It encourages students to identify and understand the terms being used to build on their knowledge of the countries of the Commonwealth. An answer …More

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This worksheet, ‘Countries of the Commonwealth Unscramble’ is a great activity that encourages students to study the sounds and spelling of the countries of the Commonwealth. Students will be challenged to unscramble the world to find the country. An answer sheet is also provided.

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This worksheet, ‘Countries of the Commonwealth Word Search’ gives students the opportunity to improve their spelling of the countries of the Commonwealth. Students must scrutinise the spelling of each country on their list which ensures new vocabulary is committed to memory with the correct spelling.

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This worksheet, ‘Countries of the Commonwealth Word Shapes’ is a great resource that encourages students to examine the spelling and letter shapes of countries of the Commonwealth. Students must use the word bank to match the letter shapes to the correct countries.

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This sports article, ‘Cycling’ features this hugely popular sport. It provides information about cycling events, the Commonwealth Games and high-tech bicycles. It is aimed at broadening students’ historical, cultural and sporting awareness in an engaging manner.

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This worksheet, ‘Getting to the Commonwealth Games’ is a great resource that links mathematics and the Commonwealth Games. Students are led through the process of locating their school of the world map to discussing and brainstorming ways to get to Glasgow from that point. It is an interesting activity that involves the calculation of the …More

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This worksheet, ‘Gold Medallists’ asks students to research the names of three gold medallists and then specify which event they won, which country they come from and the year and city of the games in which they won their gold medal. This is a simple resource that allows students to understand what information is relevant …More

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This collection of ‘Guess Who’ cards are an interesting and fun way to incorporate learning about the countries of the Commonwealth. Each resource in the series includes a set of clues and photographs to help students guess the country. These clues are a combination of facts and interesting trivia that will broaden students’ knowledge and …More

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This collection of ‘Guess Who’ cards are an interesting and fun way to incorporate learning about the countries of the Commonwealth. Each resource in the series includes a set of clues and photographs to help students guess the country. These clues are a combination of facts and interesting trivia that will broaden students’ knowledge and …More

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This collection of ‘Guess Who’ cards are an interesting and fun way to incorporate learning about the countries of the Commonwealth. Each resource in the series includes a set of clues and photographs to help students guess the country. These clues are a combination of facts and interesting trivia that will broaden students’ knowledge and …More

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This collection of ‘Guess Who’ cards are an interesting and fun way to incorporate learning about the countries of the Commonwealth. Each resource in the series includes a set of clues and photographs to help students guess the country. These clues are a combination of facts and interesting trivia that will broaden students’ knowledge and …More

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This collection of ‘Guess Who’ cards are an interesting and fun way to incorporate learning about the countries of the Commonwealth. Each resource in the series includes a set of clues and photographs to help students guess the country. These clues are a combination of facts and interesting trivia that will broaden students’ knowledge and …More

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This collection of ‘Guess Who’ cards are an interesting and fun way to incorporate learning about the countries of the Commonwealth. Each resource in the series includes a set of clues and photographs to help students guess the country. These clues are a combination of facts and interesting trivia that will broaden students’ knowledge and …More

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This collection of ‘Guess Who’ cards are an interesting and fun way to incorporate learning about the countries of the Commonwealth. Each resource in the series includes a set of clues and photographs to help students guess the country. These clues are a combination of facts and interesting trivia that will broaden students’ knowledge and …More

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This collection of ‘Guess Who’ cards are an interesting and fun way to incorporate learning about the countries of the Commonwealth. Each resource in the series includes a set of clues and photographs to help students guess the country. These clues are a combination of facts and interesting trivia that will broaden students’ knowledge and …More

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This collection of ‘Guess Who’ cards are an interesting and fun way to incorporate learning about the countries of the Commonwealth. Each resource in the series includes a set of clues and photographs to help students guess the country. These clues are a combination of facts and interesting trivia that will broaden students’ knowledge and …More

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This collection of ‘Guess Who’ cards are an interesting and fun way to incorporate learning about the countries of the Commonwealth. Each resource in the series includes a set of clues and photographs to help students guess the country. These clues are a combination of facts and interesting trivia that will broaden students’ knowledge and …More

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This collection of ‘Guess Who’ cards are an interesting and fun way to incorporate learning about the countries of the Commonwealth. Each resource in the series includes a set of clues and photographs to help students guess the country. These clues are a combination of facts and interesting trivia that will broaden students’ knowledge and …More

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This collection of ‘Guess Who’ cards are an interesting and fun way to incorporate learning about the countries of the Commonwealth. Each resource in the series includes a set of clues and photographs to help students guess the country. These clues are a combination of facts and interesting trivia that will broaden students’ knowledge and …More

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This sports article, ‘Gymnastics’ features the different events for male and female gymnasts. It provides information about gymnastics and the sport’s beginnings. It is aimed at broadening students’ historical, cultural and sporting awareness in an engaging manner.

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This worksheet, ‘History of the Commonwealth Games’ provides a vertical timeline with space for students to explore five interesting dates important to the history of the Commonwealth Games. The timeline spans the period from 1930 to 2000 and includes dates that explore some of the unusual events in Commonwealth Games history. This resource allows students …More

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This sports article, ‘Hockey’ features the popular sport. It provides information about hockey, the Commonwealth Games and how it was once considered too dangerous for women to play! It is aimed at broadening students’ historical, cultural and sporting awareness in an engaging manner.

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This worksheet, ‘Hosts of the Commonwealth Games’ provides students with a table to include the host city and country, the number of sports held that year and the number of participating countries from 1930 to 2014. The answers provided can also be used as a text for comprehension or discussion activities surrounding the Commonwealth Games.

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This sports article, ‘Judo’ features the sport that means ‘the gentle way’. It provides information about judo, the Commonwealth Games and how the sport developed. It is aimed at broadening students’ historical, cultural and sporting awareness in an engaging manner.

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This sports article, ‘Lawn Bowls’ features the sport that is sometimes known as ‘bowling on the green’. It provides information about lawn bowls, the Commonwealth Games and how the sport was banned by the kings of England and France many years ago. It is aimed at broadening students’ historical, cultural and sporting awareness in an …More

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This worksheet, ‘Lawn Bowls Profile’ provides a simple graphic for students to explore and organise key information relating to the Commonwealth Games sport, lawn bowls. The resource asks students to explain what equipment is needed, the rules and scoring of the sport, the history of the sport and past gold medal winners. It allows students …More

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This worksheet, ‘My Day at the Commonwealth Games’ is a great writing prompt that encourages students to write freely using their own creative ideas. Some students may find it difficult to motivate themselves to write creatively. With this writing prompt they have enough freedom to explore their own ideas, encouraging all students to write.

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This worksheet, ‘My Mascot Design’ is a great resource that encourages students to use adjectives to describe the qualities found in an ideal mascot. The resource then asks students to illustrate a design of their own mascot and explain why that mascot would be a great candidate for the next Commonwealth Games. It forms a …More

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This sports article, ‘Netball’ features this popular team sports. It provides information about the game’s origins. It is aimed at broadening students’ historical, cultural and sporting awareness in an engaging manner.

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This worksheet, ‘Netball Profile’ provides a simple graphic for students to explore and organise key information relating to the Commonwealth Games sport, netball. The resource asks students to explain what equipment is needed, the rules and scoring of the sport, the history of the sport and past gold medal winners. It allows students to demonstrate …More

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This sports article, ‘Queen’s Baton Relay’ features this curtain raiser to the Commonwealth Games. It provides information about the origin of the relay. It is aimed at broadening students’ historical, cultural and sporting awareness in an engaging manner.

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This sports article, ‘Rugby Sevens’ features this fast-paced game that has seven players on each team. It provides information about its Scottish beginnings. It is aimed at broadening students’ historical, cultural and sporting awareness in an engaging manner.

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This worksheet, ‘Scotland True or False?’ is a thought provoking worksheet that requires students to asses the truth of various facts about Scotland. Many students may presume the answers quickly and realise their assumptions were not correct which can lead to interesting discussions and further research into the country. An answer sheet is also provided.

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This quick reference text, ‘Scotland: Fast Facts’ features a quick review of factual information about Scotland. It is aimed at broadening students’ geographical, historical and cultural awareness of this country of the United Kingdom by providing a summary of key facts with informative images.

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This sports article, ‘Shooting’ features the different disciplines of this sport. It provides information about shooting, the Commonwealth Games and the sport’s beginnings. It is aimed at broadening students’ historical, cultural and sporting awareness in an engaging manner.

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This sports article, ‘Squash’ features this fast-paced indoor sport. It provides information about the origins of the sport in England. It is aimed at broadening students’ historical, cultural and sporting awareness in an engaging manner.

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This worksheet, ‘Squash Profile’ provides a simple graphic for students to explore and organise key information relating to the Commonwealth Games sport, squash. The resource asks students to explain what equipment is needed, the rules and scoring of the sport, the history of the sport and past gold medal winners. It allows students to demonstrate …More

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This sports article, ‘Table Tennis’ features the equipment needed to play the sport. It provides information about the sport’s beginnings. It is aimed at broadening students’ historical, cultural and sporting awareness in an engaging manner.

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This informational text, ‘The Geography of Scotland’ features factual information about the geography of Scotland. It is aimed at broadening students’ geographical awareness of the country in providing a summary of key concepts with engaging images.

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