Lesson 6

Wheelchair Rugby (Murderball) — The Game

Timing: 2 x 45 minute blocks

CROSS-CURRICULAR: Sciences, Physical Education

LEARNING OUTCOMES: Sample Grade 5

OVERVIEW: This lesson focuses on how the game of wheelchair rugby is played.

CURRICULUM SKILLS / KNOWLEDGE / VALUES:
Students will:

  • learn how the game of wheelchair rugby is played
  • expand their knowledge about wheelchair rugby

TEACHING MATERIALS:

Teaching Activities

  1. View the wheelchair rugby games video clips and facilitate discussion around what students learned and what they found most interesting.
  2. With the class, explain and discuss the Game of Wheelchair Rugby and Basic Rules.
  3. Play Wheelchair Rugby Trivia. There are a number of ways to play:
    • have the students cut the questions from the answers and do a matching activity in partners or teams, or match the questions with answers that are posted around the classroom.
    • or play a team or group trivia live game show using any of the provided Trivia Questions and Answers.
    • or have students create more questions and answers to add to the trivia card set by filling in the blank templates.