Originally produced by A. Kyd, S. Green and L. Davidson, King Edward VII School, King's Lynn
Adapted by various folks on the Internet at various times, but this is the original.
Could do with some slight updating before use for players etc..
The mystery is set up with a STARTER
CD: Play the theme tune for 'Match of the Day' at the start of the lesson.
We also had an England football shirt which we put on at the start of the lesson and brought in a football which we either kicked into the lesson or did 'keepy up' we came into the room.
Also using GOOGLE EARTH is now an option - could do a Match of the Day style zoom-in...
Main activity: a MYSTERY: Who misses the kick off ?
Start with your first thoughts, and use the table below...
|Type of transport|
Who misses the kick-off ?
|Final whistle thoughts
Imagine you are going to support your favourite football team. Describe your journey to the match.
You need to decide: where the match is being played, what type of transport you are going to use and why, how to get there
Make it interesting and include a map if you can.
Can use ICT - perhaps a GOOGLE EARTH TOUR.
Laminated card will be more sturdy and allow for multiple uses...
|The fire brigade eventually rescue all the passengers stuck on the Piccadilly underground line safely||At 10.45am a bomb scare at Kings Cross causes all Piccadilly underground line trains to stop for the rest of the day|
|A burst water main causes
roadworks around the Tower of London.
Congestion causes a 30 minute delay
|South Kensington, Kings Cross and Arsenal are all on the Piccadilly underground line|
|Thierry Henry plays football for Arsenal||A chauffeur arrives at Thierry's luxury apartment at 13.00 to pick him up and take him to the match.|
|Thierry lives in London's Docklands, near Canary Wharf||The journey from South Kensington to the Emirates stadium takes 30 minutes on the underground. Gabby catches the train just before 14.00|
|Gabby Logan is one of the commentators for today's match. She lives in South Kensington, London||At 14.40 the Newcastle train unexpectedly terminates at Finsbury Park due to the bomb scare at King's Cross|
|The journey from King's Cross to Arsenal usually takes 25 minutes||There is
localised flooding around
The 09.45am train from Newcastle is cancelled. The next train leaves at 10.45am
|The journey from Newcastle to King's Cross takes 4 hours||Liz plans to get the 09.45am train to London's King's Cross station.|
|Liz Jones lives in Newcastle. She is going to the match to support Newcastle, as she tries to with all matches.||Heavy rain on the M6 adds 20 minutes to Brian's journey time|
|Brian's car has ice on its windscreen. It takes 10 minutes to remove this||The drive from Liverpool to the Emirates stadium takes 4 hours.|
|Brian plans to leave his house at 09.00am||Referee Brian Redcard lives in Liverpool, and has to drive down to the match.|
|Arsenal v Newcastle.
Kick off 15.00 at the Emirates stadium
|From London Docklands to the Emirates stadium, the route goes past the Tower of London and takes 45 minutes|
|Finsbury Park and Arsenal are both underground stations around 5 minutes walk from Emirates stadium||The weather is quite wet on the day of the match.|
|The Emirates stadium has replaced Highbury as Arsenal's home ground.||The match is all ticket, and sold out.|
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