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Toss the caber!

Mission 2

Toss the caber!


Parler en continu : je prends la parole pour raconter, décrire, expliquer.

Did you know?

Haggis is the national dish of Scotland. It is made of lamb, beef, oats, onions and spices. But it’s cooked in… a sheep’s stomach! In other countries, some people enjoy other unusual dishes, like blood pudding! Any other examples?

Exercice 1 : The rules of the game

What kind of document is this?

Find English synonyms for these words: aim; equipment; rules.

Explain the rules in you own words.

Discuss the rules you have to follow at home.

Tug of war

Tug of war

Aim: The aim is to pull the opposite team’s white flag over the centre line.

Equipment you need: a 6-metre long rope, red and white tape, two bits of white cloth

- There must be an even number of players on each team, plus one referee.
- The referee must stand between the two team lines. Players mustn’t touch the ground.
- Players must pick up the rope and hold it tight.
- When the referee gives the signal, the players should pull on the rope.
- A team has lost when its flag is pulled across the centre line, or when a player falls down.

Exercice 2 : Tossing the caber

Look at the picture and describe what you see.

Listen to the audio, then describe what a caber looks like.

Listen again, and explain how to toss a caber.

Braemar Junior Highland Games

Tossing the caber

Tossing the caber

Exercice 3 : Highland sports

What do you think haggis hurling is? Is it pictured?

Watch the video news report of the Braemar Games. What are the four sports mentioned?

Watch the video on the Pitlochry Highland Games.

Name at least ten sports or cultural events you see in the video.

Gordon Castle Highland Games

BBC News


/aɪ/ vs /ɪ/


haggis, kilt, whisky, Highland, piping, finally.


Scottish children don’t like haggis nor drink whisky, do they?


Must, HAVE to and need to

Observe: The caber must be 16 to 22 feet long. It has to weigh between 100 and 180 pounds and it needs to be vertical.

Think: Look at the words in bold. What differences do you see? Do they mean the same thing?

Practise: Make three rules for a game you know!

You need a ball.

You need a ball.

Imagine a new sport

Use Powtoon. Imagine a new sport and explain how to play to the class. Be creative!

How far can you go?

A1+ I can make simple sentences using must, can and should.
A2 I can mix affirmative and negative sentences, and also talk about the aims and equipment of the game.
A2+ I can rephrase if someone doesn’t understand.
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