South Africa 2010 World Cup its all about the geography
Title: World Cup Geography
Lesson Objective: To understand how and why Geography and the World Cup are linked.
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Football is a global game. It provides a variety of engaging contexts for learning and teaching about remote locations, cultural geography, environmental impacts, globalisation and technology, global inequalities and the benefits of being a host nation for a global event.
Task: Think which picture is the odd one out? Why?
Task: Think which picture is the odd one out? Why?THEY ARE ALL IMAGES OF SOUTH AFRICA..
Does This Surprise Anyone? Why?
Task:With the person sitting next to you. Think of as many links between the subject Geography and the World Cup
Hint: Think about themes you may learn in class.
Task:Read through all the different connections between Geography and the World Cup.
With the person sitting next to you choose 9 connections which you think are most important/ relevant.
With the 9 connections you have you need to rank them in order of importance.
To do this you will need to use a diamond 9 ranking system
This will require you to think about your answers The discussion you go through is just am important as the decision that you make.
What skills did you have to use in that sorting and ranking activity?
What order did you use them skills in?Skills you may have used..
Thinking laterally ExplainingPrioritisingMemorisingDeveloping a strategyJustifyingPlanningUsing criteriaRankingAsking questionsComparingAnalysing
Plenary:From using those skills to complete that activity, answer the following question:
Explain how Geography and the World cup are linked?