Pétanque
Multicultural Games

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by Christina, Lauara, Sara, Lauren Germantown Academy 6th grade     1997

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

We chose Petanque because the name sounded interesting and different. We had never heard of it before.

List the countries where it is played and its origin.

It originated in France where it is very popular. It is now played all over the world.

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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