Learning objects Train a sumo wrestler: champion

TLF ID L1230

Coach a champion sumo wrestler. Explore cultural aspects of the sport such as arena design and match rituals. Look at sample training schedules. Arrange activities for a daily training schedule for a wrestler. Identify cultural aspects of the sport. Label items such as the ring, wrestler and referee. Watch your champion wrestler try to become a grand champion by winning a match. This learning object is the last in a series of two objects that progressively increase in difficulty.



Educational details

Key learning objectives
  • Students design a training and diet schedule for a sumo wrestler.
  • Students apply Japanese words and phrases associated with timetables, eating, coaching and sumo wrestling.
Educational value
  • Provides opportunities to apply Japanese words and phrases associated with timetables, eating, coaching and sumo wrestling.
  • Illustrates and describes cultural aspects of sumo wrestling.
  • Provides a timetable structure to help students arrange a daily schedule of training and meals.
  • Tests comprehension through a series of multiple-choice questions.
Year level

9; 10

Learning area
  • languages other than english
Strand
  • Languages other than english/Oral interaction
  • Languages other than english/Reading and responding
  • Languages other than english/Understanding culture
  • Languages other than english/Writing
Concept
  • Languages other than english/Interactions
  • Languages other than english/Japanese
  • Languages other than english/Activities
  • Languages other than english/Conversation
  • Languages other than english/Cultural context
  • Languages other than english/People
  • Languages other than english/Models
Skill
  • Analysis;
  • Application;
  • Comprehension;
  • Knowledge
Student activity
  • Interactives;
  • Analysis;
  • Experiment;
  • Modelling
Learning design
  • Independent learning;
  • Experiential learning;
  • Problem solving;
  • Visual learning

Other details

Contributors
  • Script writer
  • Name: Tracey Ann Jones
  • Organisation: insomnia communications
  • Address: Claremont WA 6010 Australia
  • URL: http://www.insomcom.com/
  • Technical implementer
  • Subject matter expert
  • Publisher
  • Date of contribution: 09 Oct 2013
  • Organisation: Education Services Australia
  • Address: Melbourne VIC 3000 Australia
  • URL: http://www.esa.edu.au/
Access profile
  • Colour independence
  • Device independence
Learning resource type
  • Interactive Resource
Browsers
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer - minimum version: 8.0 (MS-Windows) - maximum version: 9.0 (MS Windows)
  • Firefox - minimum version: (MS-Windows)
  • Safari - minimum version: 5.1 (MacOS)
Operating systems
  • MacOS - minimum version: 10.6
  • MS-Windows - minimum version: XP - maximum version: 7
Platform requirements
  • Microsoft East Asian language fonts must be installed on the user's computer for correct operation of this content. For installation notes, refer to Microsoft Windows 'Help'.
Rights
  • © Education Services Australia Ltd, 2013, except where indicated under Acknowledgements.