Multicultural Games

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by Whitney and Whitney Germantown Academy 6th grade    1997
by Mike, Bryan, Mark, Sam Germantown Academy 6th grade  


State the name of your game and why you chose it.

1996:  We chose hurling because it was a foreign sport we never heard of and it sounded interesting.

1997:  We chose hurling because of its interesting name.

List the countries where it is played and its origin.

It was played in the pre-Christian times. It originated in Ireland but has been taken to London, New York, Boston and other cities with strong Irish communities.

Describe how your game is played. State the object of the game. Clearly describe the rules.

List the equipment needed.

Make recommendations for what type of athlete would enjoy playing this game. What skills does it demand?

What are your feelings about this game? Did you enjoy playing it? Would you recommend it?


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