Sunday, 17 July 2016

Day 7: Creating a game for Paralympic’s.

Bonus Day 7: Creating a game for Paralympic’s.

Bonus: This year two new sports are being added to the Paralympic Games. They are canoeing and triathlon. In the triathlon the athletes must swim 750 metres, cycle for 20 kilometres, and then run for 5 kilometres. Paralympic athletes may also compete in other sports including archery, boccia, football, judo, powerlifting, rowing, sailing, swimming, sitting volleyball, track cycling, wheelchair basketball, wheelchair fencing, wheelchair rugby, and wheelchair tennis. To learn more about all of the Paralympic sports, please visit the 2016 Paralympic Games website.

Imagine that you are on the Paralympic Committee and you have been asked to create one new sport to add to the competition for this year. Use your awesome imagination to design a brand new Paralympic sport. Please remember that some of the athletes will not be able to walk or run and others may be blind or deaf. On your blog, please write:

  1. The name of your sport,
  2. A brief description of how you play the sport, and
  3. Three rules for the sport

The name of the sport that I would add to the competition would be called Guess the Word, the point of the game is to guess what the word is.
1. There is nothing that is needed except for your hands, fingers and a puzzle board with words punched in them.

2. As you read the words out loud someone will be counting it down.

3. If you can get over 25 words correct before the timer goes off you’ll be in luck.

1 comment:

  1. This is a great idea, Mikaela. All of the athletes could participate in the game without much trouble. I do wonder how physically demanding it will be, however. Do you think that it would be classified as a sport? The men and women who participate in the Olympics are generally expecting that they will be competing in a sport-like event. May be we could include some running or moving around as part of the 'Guess the Word' game. Would that be possible?

    I really hope that you have enjoyed this journey, Mikaela. You've done an incredible job with your blogging. I am so impressed!

    I hope that you will consider joining the summer version of our blogging programme. It will be called a Summer Learning Journey and it will run in December and January. Hope to see you online again!

    I'll also look forward to seeing you when I come into St Pius in a few weeks to hand out certificates and prizes to the Top 3 bloggers!

    Cheers :)