2.6

Making your own Cricket Wordsearch
Activity Making your own Cricket Wordsearch
Curriculum Area Making your own Cricket Wordsearch
NC Objectives English

Main learning objective

To investigate the vocabulary associated with the game of cricket and form a wordsearch of these words.

Timing

Lesson plan and supporting resources

Introduction 20 minutes
  •  Ask the class anything they know about cricket. Any children that know quite a lot ask them to suggest any cricket vocabulary that the rest of the class may not understand, eg, googly, golden duck, etc.
  • Use the website www.skysports.com/cricket/willowandstumpy to watch you chosen episode of explanations about cricketing terminology with the Willow and Stumpy characters (Leg side, off side, the crease, the ball, extras, no ball, the googly, round the wicket, over the wicket, the Yorker, swing bowling, reverse swing, the doosra, slips, silly mid off, fine leg, night watchman).
  • Also have a look at the ‘A – Z of cricket vocabulary’ information sheet in the Supporting Material section of this module.

 

Main Activity 30 Minutes

Provide the class with the ‘Making your own cricket wordsearch’ worksheet in the Activity section and the class use their own knowledge and the ‘A – Z of cricket vocabulary’ information sheet in the Supporting Material section if required.

Plenary 10 Minutes
  • Allow the children to exchange their wordsearch sheets when complete to find the words for their partner’s cricket vocabulary wordsearch.
  • Finish by watching further Willow and Stumpy episodes.