LOOK AND LEARN – COMMONWEALTH GAMES

Last week the Commonwealth Games started in Glasgow, Scotland. The Commonwealth Games are similar to the Olympic Games, except only countries that are a part of the Commonwealth participate.

Watch the videos below and respond to the tasks in as much detail as you can.

Explain what you think the Commonwealth is.

Describe the Commonwealth Games.

Australia has been very successful at the Commonwealth Games. Explain why you think it has been so successful.

What would it be like to represent your country at the Commonwealth Games?

16 thoughts on “LOOK AND LEARN – COMMONWEALTH GAMES

  1. What would it be like to represent your country at the Commonwealth Games?
    If I was in the commonwealth games, I would feel like that I am representing my country and if I got a golden medal I would feel like I am on top of the world when I get the golden medal, and if other people get the medal, I would cheer them on because they are good.

  2. Australia has been very successful at the Commonwealth Games. Explain why think it has been so successful. I think they are trying to be very successful because they want to represent our country and they want everyone to come to Australia to see how good we are. I think they are successful because they are trying to win the competition so Australia can be remembered by something very important. I think they are successful because they are taking a big challenge and they want to be remembered by something very special.
    What would it be like to represent your country at the Commonwealth Games. It would be a big honour to be a part of something special to you and your country. It would be very fun to compete in something very popular. I would feel so overwhelm because you are going for a big challenge.

  3. Explain what you think the commonwealth is
    I think the commonwealth is something like the Olympics but different. It is where country’s come together and compete in the commonwealth in sports.

  4. Describe the Commonwealth Games
    I think the commonwealth is where there are 54 countries that get along well. The countries trade stuff because some things don’t grow in other countries. They trade foods because other countries don’t have that food. Before the commonwealth were there it was call the britches empire what was an old name for the commonwealth and then they made the commonwealth games what all the 54 countries play in it’s a mini Olympics.

  5. What would it be like to represent your country at the Commonwealth Games?
    It would see everyone proud at me if I was represent for my country. People would be cheering on for the running experts.

  6. Australia has been very successful at the Commonwealth Games. Explain why think it has been so successful.

    I think we have been sucsessfull because cirtain countries that are extreemly good at the games are NOT part of the comanwealth. We are also a very strong team when it comes to sport and athletics.

  7. It would be amazing to represent our country at the Commonwealth games because you could get a medal from there and out of 54 countries you would get a medal witch would be because you could become famous and represent your country in another year.

  8. It would be amazing to represent my country and to go somewhere far out of my country people will be taking pictures and videos and I will be famous get to go to different country get paid and I would be happy to reach that step.

  9. Explain what you think the commonwealth is.
    commonwealth is similar to the Olympics but countrys have to be apart of the commonwealth.
    Describe the Commonwealth Games.
    Commonwealth games are soccer,boxing and running and more.
    Australia has been very successful at the Commonwealth Games. Explain why think it has been so successful.
    I think it is successful for Australia because most of the countrys that have good athlete for Germany and all that are not apart of it.

    What would it be like to represent your country at the Commonwealth Games.

  10. What would it be like to represent your country at the Commonwealth Games.
    I think that if I was playing in the thing I think that I would be very proud because in am representing Australia and I would of felt like the biggest person on earth because I have just done the best thing in my life because I would of played for the people how care about the comenweth games. I think that if there was 54 countries than I or they would of done the best thing in my life.

  11. What would it be like to represent your country at the Commonwealth Games?

    I think it would be extraordinary to represent our country at the Commonwealth Games because it might be a 1/10 lifetime opportunity. That’s if you get serious injuries really easily. It would be so miraculous because imagine if you WON!!! A huge running race at the Commonwealth Games how would you feel? RAPTUROUS? I know I would.

    KEY WORDS:
    RAPTUROUS= so happy
    MIRACULOUS= Amazing

    BY MAHNEE

  12. The commonwealth is when the bisch roler took over 54 contnse and did the commonwealth. The commonwealth is all different types of sport at the one plase but it is evrey way in it one plase.

  13. I think that Australia has been very successful at the Commonwealth games because all of the Australian teams have been very resilient with their sport and they are trying their best. Each member of the Commonwealth games have a sport that they are particularly good at and the good thing is, that they always think positively and encourage themselves to atleast try thier best. Another reason why I think Australia has been so successful is because AUSTRALIA ROCKS!!!

  14. I think the Commonwealth Games is where they have all different kinds of activities, 54 countries are in the Commonwealth to compete in the games

  15. Explain what you think the commonwealth is.: I think commonwealth is when all of the countries compete against each other in the commonwealth games. There are 54 countries that compete against each other. Australia is one of the best in commonwealth games.
    Describe the Commonwealth Games. The commonwealth games are where 54 countries compete against each other. Australia is the second best out of all of the countries. Commonwealth games can be lots of sports like, footy, soccer, hockey and a whole lot more.
    Australia has been very successful at the Commonwealth Games. Explain why think it has been so successful. I think it has been so successful because they use lots of teamwork. That is what makes them so good in all of the sports that the commonwealth games set up for all of the countries.
    What would it be like to represent your country at the Commonwealth Games? I would be feeling very proud that I’m representing my own country.

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