Your students loved their physical education experience with Rocks & Rings and now they can’t stop talking about curling (or yelling HURRRRY! in class). As a teacher, how can you expand upon this new interest? We’ve compiled 5 engaging ways for you to build upon the curling excitement.
Your students can design the next Olympic uniform for their favourite country! Search online for outfit templates (like these shirt ones from Picture this Clothing), print, and turn the pages into masterpieces!
What would winning an Olympic gold medal feel like? Your students can write about the day they win gold, from how they prepare for the game to how it feels to deliver the last stone and win the game. What a story it will be!
There is a lot of math in curling! You can create simple and complex questions using the sport as a base to engage your students. Your students can count and add scores from ends, calculate the circumference of the rings, or measure angles of stones colliding.
Translate some curling words for your students to practice. Then, have your students talk about their Rocks & Rings experience in French!
Here are some popular words translated:
Did you know there is a scientific mystery surrounding the sport of curling? No one knows why curling rocks curl! Could your students figure it out?