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2017 Development SOW Year 8 Lessons 1-5 Bundle [including SEN]

2017 Development SOW Year 8 Lessons 1-5 Bundle [including SEN]

The Development SOW is renewed for 2017 and Year 8. It contains exam skills like the Mapping development task below. The lessons contain innovative starter and plenary tasks and puzzles for students to work out. It contains activities such as a scenario of throwing paper for the recycle bin., comparing lives with students around the world for their own age and mapping development. Please see the example below. Save 40% with the bundle!

By GJDavis27

Year 8 Spring-Summer SOW 2017 Development 5) Ghana Fact File WITH ANSWERS

Year 8 Spring-Summer SOW 2017 Development 5) Ghana Fact File WITH ANSWERS

This lesson is an introduction to Ghana and to make students aware of the physical and human landscape. I use the Geog.3 (coffee cup version). The settler to the lesson is to create two questions to test the student's peers in the starter. This is a team-based game called Butt Head where students ask questions to win balls to throw at a cap worn on the student's head. I have put instructions on the slide. The main (seen opposite) is a series of questions to hook the students about the lack of lights in rural Ghana. The questions have marks and ANSWERS on the next slide to peer or self assess. The main activity in the lesson is to create a poster on Ghana as a fact file in pairs using page 10-15 of the Geog.1 book. There is an extension of an empathetic diary entry of resident living in poverty. The development is a conundrum using a keypad as a puzzle for students. The plenary is called 'Mr Right or Mr Wrong' whereby students have to judge whether the facts are right or wrong. ANSWERS are provided to self or peer assess.

By GJDavis27

Brazils world cup

Brazils world cup

This lesson examines the recent developments in Brazil following the world cup. The objective of the lesson is to decide whether or not the world cup benefited or caused the country problems problems . It uses a range of AFL techniques and creative tasks for the students to complete. I was seen teaching this lesson during an oftsed inspection and was given OUTSTANDING.

By joshcarmody

MAP READING - A USEFUL SKILL FOR GEOGRAPHY - HISTORY AND ENVIRONMENTAL STUDIES

MAP READING - A USEFUL SKILL FOR GEOGRAPHY - HISTORY AND ENVIRONMENTAL STUDIES

The cover image (right) list three uses of this unit. It can be a ready made standalone unit concentrating on the skill of map reading. The inclusion of black and white and colour attachments provide flexibility in providing hard copies. The visual inclusions of drawings, maps and graphs provide ample opportunity for students to find, consider and provide answers to set questions. Project the maps in the series and discuss the questions in class. Provide the attachments to find out why the the 5th generation descendants of the pioneer settlers decided to leave the farm .However this unit could be used as an introduction to other units which examine the broader issues contained in the Murray-Darling Basin Plan - an issue very much in the current news (2017). For history students this unit touches on the issue of farmers who were "squatters" before the advent of land surveys and titles. For those involved in environmental studies this unit shows impact and change within a river system due to population increase, land use and technology changes. The attachments provide the guidelines for investigation and interpretation. Follow the McNab family through 5 generations of change which a revealed in the map series. Some of the answers are obvious but others may require debate. See how many of the changes your students can discover in the "spot the difference page". Maps reveal visually information that would take many words to provide.

By KPolkinghorne

Investigating Cities - Shenzhen, China

Investigating Cities - Shenzhen, China

This is a 4-page worksheet that gets students to investigate the city of Shenzhen in China which has grown from little more than a fishing village in the 1970s to an expanding metropolis of 11 million people today. Shenzhen is commonly known as the "Silicon Valley of China". The worksheet has some mapping questions that look at Shenzen's location and changes in land use over time, some statistics on the climate of the city, and a series of questions on the growth of the city and its impact that can be answered from the BBC News (link is provided). An answer key is provided for teachers. The worksheet would be useful for the Australian Curriculum unit on Liveability and for those jurisdictions where urban development is a focus, perhaps from lower to upper high school Geography.

By swintrek

The Roman Colosseum with Google Earth Tours

The Roman Colosseum with Google Earth Tours

Tour the Roman Colosseum with Google Earth Tours Make a virtual field trip to the Roman Colosseum, one of the planet’s most famous landmarks. You will be using Google Earth to watch a pre-recorded tour of the ancient arena and it’s neighboring structures. Making cameo appearances on the trip are the Pantheon, the Roman Forum, the Vatican and the Spanish Steps, to name just a few. The product includes a document of about 25 interesting facts about the tourist attraction. The tour is also accompanied by a PDF file that describes what you are seeing based on the corresponding minutes in the video. This is so you can pause the tour at the given time stamp and let the class know what they are looking at. 1. For example the document says at, “1:05 – 1:18 – You are brought directly above the Colosseum. a. The area to the west of the Colosseum is the Roman Forum with Palatine Hill just south of the forum. i. The Roman Forum was the political and spiritual center of the ancient Roman Empire for centuries. Now it is an incredible archaeological site open to the public where you can see many ancient buildings, temples, basilicas, and more. ii. According to Roman legend, the sons of the god Mars, Romulus and Remus, were raised on Palatine Hill and founded Rome here.” The tour begins with a view of Europe from outer space. You are then zoomed in to the site’s location to see it from a variety of different viewpoints. The angles are chosen so the students can get a good idea of the structure’s location within Rome, as well as, its physical relationship to other famous landmarks in its vicinity. To watch, all you have to do is click on the file, Google Earth will open and the tour will start. Feel free to visit some other famous landmarks in the Americas. 1. The Golden Gate Bridge 2. Chichen Itza 3. Niagara Falls 4. Panama Canal 5. Statue of Liberty 6. Gateway Arch in St. Louis, Missouri 7. Mount Rushmore 8. Machu Picchu 9. Freedom Tower, aka One World Trade Center Here are some European landmarks. 1. Stonehenge 2. The Acropolis 3. The Colosseum 4. The Leaning Tower of Pisa 5. The Eiffel Tower 6. Big Ben 7. Notre Dame de Paris Tour some African sites. 1. The Egyptian Pyramids and the Great Sphinx of Giza The cover image is by Clker-Free-Vector-Images and has a CCO Creative Commons license. The image can be found on Pixabay @ https://pixabay.com/en/colosseum-coliseum-gladiators-rome-295080/ Map Data: Google, Image Landsat / Copernicus Data SIO, NOAA, U.S. Navy, NGA, GEBCO Image IBCAO Image U.S. Geological Survey Image © 2017 Digital Globe © 2017 Google

By RyanNygrenRKN

KS2 Comparing People and Places Bundle

KS2 Comparing People and Places Bundle

A collection of KS2 resources on the topic of comparing people and places. Please leave me a review and I will send you any other resource of your choice for free (contact me: office@oceansproject.com). Check out my other resources at my shop: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/sarah277 Let me know if you have any resource requests and I will tailor make a resource for you.

By sarah277

KS1 Climate Around the World Bundle

KS1 Climate Around the World Bundle

A collection of KS1 resources on the topic of climate around the world. Please leave me a review and I will send you any other resource of your choice for free (contact me: office@oceansproject.com). Check out my other resources at my shop: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/sarah277 Let me know if you have any resource requests and I will tailor make a resource for you.

By sarah277

KS1 Explorers Bundle

KS1 Explorers Bundle

A collection of KS1 resources on the topic of explorers, exploration, and expeditions. What is an explorer, what does an explorer do, what does an explorer pack, how do they travel, what clothes they wear, comparison of places.

By sarah277

Follow These Feet

Follow These Feet

Just for fun. Follow my feet as I travel around the entire coast of Great Britain and explore further inland over the coming year. Feel free to use these photos as part of projects or presentations or to see how the ground, sand, rocks, or environment changes as I go between rural and urban environments throughout the changing seasons. Please leave me a review and I will send you any other resource of your choice for free (contact me: office@oceansproject.com). Check out my other resources at my shop: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/sarah277 Let me know if you have any resource requests and I will tailor make a resource for you.

By sarah277

Kendal Town, Cumbria

Kendal Town, Cumbria

Photos of Kendal town in Cumbria, Lake District, England Please leave me a review and I will send you any other resource of your choice for free (contact me: office@oceansproject.com). Check out my other resources at my shop: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/sarah277 Let me know if you have any resource requests and I will tailor make a resource for you.

By sarah277