Completing a Spirit of Cricket Wordsearch
Activity Completing a Spirit of Cricket Wordsearch
Curriculum Area English
NC Objectives English En1 1e), 2d), 3a) 8a) & 9a) and En2 3a), 3b), 3c) and En3 1b), 1c), 2), 4), 5a), 5b).

Main learning objective

To investigate the vocabulary associated with the spirit of cricket and complete a wordsearch of these words.


Lesson plan and supporting resources

Introduction 20 minutes
  • Ask the class anything they know about cricket. With 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.
  • Then discuss ‘The spirit of cricket’ and discuss this as a very important part of the game. Use ‘The spirit of cricket information’ in the Supporting Material section to aid discussion and demonstrate a famous example of the spirit of cricket in action.
  • Also look at ‘Examples of cricket etiquette’ information sheet, also in the Supporting Material section.
Main Activity 30 Minutes


Plenary 10 Minutes
  • Once finished check with ‘Answers to Spirit of Cricket Wordsearch’ if required, available in the Activity answers document in the Downloads section of the module.


Interactive Resources

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