1966 World Cup - 5 onscreen activities

Self-marking cloze, quiz and writing activities for football fans. All are based on the story of Pickles, the dog who found the stolen World Cup in 1966. Extra teaching ideas and links to many related web sites are also included.

Can be used alone or with the DfES Skills for Life E1 Literacy materials. http://rwp.excellencegateway.org.uk/readwriteplus/Learning_Materials_Li… (Unit 1, Lost and Found). Related online audio files are also available (links can be found within the cloze exercises).

Cloze 1 – read the report and then select the correct words to complete the sentences.
Cloze 2 – read the report and then type in the correct words to complete the sentences.
Quiz 1 – Who stole the World Cup?
Quiz 2 – all about Pickles
Fill-in – students write their own sentences. Key words are provided

To run the quiz unzip the files (select “Extract all files”) into a new folder and click on pickles-cloze1, pickles-quiz, etc. etc. Do not try to run directly from the zip folder or you will not see all the graphics and links.

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