“Training For Sports Day”, Literacy, Grades 5,6
Training For Sports Day is a 3-page literacy pack for Grade 5 (Level 5). The theme is training within a fun story. It is positive with hints on swimming in particular, especially off the blocks.
Parents or other adults can use this off-the-shelf package to help their own child with extra literacy activities. This is quality material that will produce results in the student. It will be 2 or 3 half hour sittings with a child or small group.
See below for links to helpful information on this site.
Training For Sports Day
Training For Sports Day is a 2-page story for Grade 5 students. It has a 1-page set of literacy tasks.
What Is In Training For Sports Day
The story is a positive account of two Grade 6 children who want to do well on School Sports Day. Randal and Helen go to the playing field, the pool and the velodrome to train. Randal’s father helps on Saturdays.
- hints on how to train,
- the technique for jumping off the blocks in a swimming race, and
- how to work with another person when training.
It is followed by:
- matching words to meanings in sport
- answering questions in complete sentences with marks allocated, and
- writing 3 paragraphs about a favourite sport.
Who Uses This Pack
Parents or others in an instructing role with Grade 5 (Level 5) students on a one to one basis or in small groups.
This link takes you to a Page that you can read online and gives you help with the teaching task for this age group.
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