A lesson pack which includes a PowerPoint explaining what the Commonwealth is, the games event and its history. It also describes the role of Queen Elizabeth, the baton relay, open and closing ceremonies, sports involved etc. Includes research worksheets for children to research Australia (or this could be given as home work) and a word search. ** The resource includes a lesson plan and maths/problem solving activity where children have to plan a trip to the Commonwealth games and stick to a budget (KS1/2 Level 1/2 versions provided). **Also includes an art lesson plan and powerpoint to teach children to create their own Aboriginal art. The PowerPoint also describes the mistreatment of the indigenous people and some of their religious beliefs.