Think Before You Start - Discuss
What does a cycle helmet do?
Why do some people decide not to wear a helmet when they cycle?Get the transcript
- Describe the positives of cycling in general.
- How can you encourage more people to cycle?
- Should it be law to wear a cycle helmet, and why?
- Is it better that less people cycle but with helmets, or more people cycle but without helmets, and why?
Key Words -
Can you use them in a sentence?
Cycling: the sport of riding a bicycle on roads, tracks or country terrain.
Helmet: a hard padded hat worn for protecting the head during work, sports or other activities, for example when cycling.
Be The Teacher -
Fix this broken sentence!
People should not be put off cycling, as its such a great hobbie and a responsiblity way of getting around. but safty had to be the most important thing.
Write a synopsis for a book about someone who is in a bike accident. What happens?
Draw or model a design for a new, fashionable cycling helmet.
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