Teaching Resource

Commonwealth Games Host City Inquiry Task

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A 5 page inquiry task in which students research the advantages and disadvantages of being a host city for the Commonwealth Games.

Use this teaching resource in the classroom when learning about the Commonwealth Games and persuasive writing.

Students research the advantages and disadvantages of being a host city for the Commonwealth Games. Students plan and write a persuasive letter to their local mayor, recommending
whether or not their local region should nominate itself as host city for the next Commonwealth Games.

This inquiry task includes:

  • instruction sheet
  • 2 x planning sheets
  • persuasive letter template
  • writing checklist.

  NSW Curriculum alignment

  Victorian Curriculum alignment

  • VCELY266

    Plan, draft and publish imaginative, informative and persuasive texts demonstrating increasing control over text structures and language features and selecting print and multimodal elements appropriate to the audience and purpose

  • VCELY299

    Plan, draft and publish imaginative, informative and persuasive texts containing key information and supporting details for a widening range of audiences, demonstrating increasing control over text structures and language features

  • VCELY329

    Plan, draft and publish imaginative, informative and persuasive print and multimodal texts, choosing text structures, language features, images and sound appropriate to purpose and audience

  • VCELY358

    Plan, draft and publish imaginative, informative and persuasive texts, choosing and experimenting with text structures, language features, images and digital resources appropriate to purpose and audience

  Australian Curriculum alignment

  • ACELY1682

    Plan, draft and publish imaginative, informative and persuasive texts demonstrating increasing control over text structures and language features and selecting print,and multimodal elements appropriate to the audience and purposeElaborationsusing pri...

  • ACELY1694

    Plan, draft and publish imaginative, informative and persuasive texts containing key information and supporting details for a widening range of audiences, demonstrating increasing control over text structures and language featuresElaborationsusing re...

  • ACELY1704

    Plan, draft and publish imaginative, informative and persuasive print and multimodal texts, choosing text structures, language features, images and sound appropriate to purpose and audienceElaborationsusing research from print and digital resources t...

  • ACELY1714

    Plan, draft and publish imaginative, informative and persuasive texts, choosing and experimenting with text structures, language features, images and digital resources appropriate to purpose and audienceElaborationscreating informative texts for two ...

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