In Term 3, 2008, we are rapping about developing a healthy, active lifestyle using the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games as a stimulus. The rap has a Book Week link through related English activities using aspects of The Shaggy Gully Times: the f(p)unniest newspaper you’ll ever read by Jackie French and Bruce Whatley. Students will create an article for the sports section of a newspaper for rap point 3. Welcome and sign up to the rap! Teaching ideas and resources that support the Beijing Olympic Games & Book Week 2008 rap are available on the Raps and book raps site. Key dates for this rap are:

  • Introductions: 4 August 2008
  • Rap point 1: 11 August 2008
  • Rap point 2: 18 August 2008
  • Rap point 3: 1 September 2008
  • Rap wrap up: 8 September 2008

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