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The Development of Cricket

The Development of Cricket

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Published by Balaji Rao N
The Development of Cricket
The Development of Cricket

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Published by: Balaji Rao N on Nov 18, 2009
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Teacher Notes
to learn that cricket is a sport which has evolved over many decadesto learn about the main developments in this evolutionto learn that developments pre-1850 were mainly in the south eastto learn that the first cricket leagues were founded in the industrial northand midlands and were inspired by the success of the FA Cup and theFootball League
Related Skills:
reading for informationmaking links between historical events and changesuse of atlas and maps
two 70 minute lessons
‘A General History of Cricket’ worksheet‘A General History of Cricket’ answer sheetMap A: England, Scotland and WalesMap B: England, Scotland and Walesatlas
Activities: 1.
Read ‘A General History of Cricket’ information sheet with theclass. Ask children to identify any developments which surprisethem.
Read the short worksheet on this information and ask children tocomplete it.
Read the instructions for ‘Completing Map A’. Point out that:the type of location - town, city or county - isidentified on the labelsthe small box at the end of the label is for the colour toidentify the development there as pre or post 1850.Do the first example, Newenden, with the class before settingthem to do the rest either individually or in pairs.
When the map is completed, read ‘Interpreting the Map’ with theclass. Explain the following rough definitions of areas of England:north: Lancashire, Yorkshire, Durham and further northto the Scottish bordermidlands: region around Birmingham – the centre of the countrysouth east: region around Londonsouth west: region around Bristol
Read the instructions for ‘Completing Map B’. Set the childrenthis activity and the section headed ‘Interpreting the Map’.
Go through work covered in this section, recapping the mainpoints from the aims at the beginning of these Teacher Notes.
Curriculum References
ENGLISH: En2: Reading
Knowledge, skills and understanding:
Reading strategiesTo read with fluency, accuracy and understanding, pupils should be taught to use:1d contextual understanding.Understanding textsPupils should be taught to:2a use inference and deduction2b look for meaning beyond the literal2c make connections between different parts of a text.Reading for informationPupils should be taught to:3a scan texts to find information3c obtain specific information through detailed reading3d draw on different features of texts, including print, to obtain meaning.Non-fiction and non-literary textsTo develop understanding and appreciation of non-fiction and non-literary texts,pupils should be taught to:5g engage with challenging and demanding subject matter.
Breadth of study
7 During the key stage, pupils should be taught the
Knowledge, skills andunderstanding
through the following ranges of literature and non-fiction and non-literary texts.Non-fiction and non-literary textsThe range should include:9b print information materials (for example, textbooks, reports).

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