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London Zoo

London Zoo

This set of resources is designed for teaching a topic about London Zoo. It includes a variety of lessons (e.g. Geography, History and Science) and is suitable for KS1 and lower KS2. The planning, presentations and activities are also available individually on the TES. If you like this resource, please review it. If you have any suggestions or feedback, contact me at eddiebray@yahoo.co.uk. I am also looking for teachers to test new resources. Get in touch if you would like to help!
eddiebray
London Zoo - planning and topic title page

London Zoo - planning and topic title page

This is the medium term plan for a topic about London Zoo. The unit includes a variety of lessons (e.g. Geography, History, Science) and is suitable for KS1 and lower KS2. The presentations and activities described in this unit plan are available on the TES, either as individual lessons or as a bundle. If you like this resource, please review it. If you have any suggestions or feedback, contact me at eddiebray@yahoo.co.uk. I am also looking for teachers to test new resources – please get in touch if you would like to help.
eddiebray
Compass direction at London Zoo

Compass direction at London Zoo

This lesson is suitable for children in KS1 and lower KS2. It is part of a wider unit about London Zoo and is an ideal preparatory lesson for a trip there. The engaging presentation first introduces children to compass directions. It then challenges them to describe the location of animals at London Zoo using north, east, south and west. In the activity, children describe the position of animals at London Zoo using compass directions. It is differentiated two ways: LA - Children have colour coded questions so they can locate animals quickly. MA/UA -Children have to find the animals themselves. In the extension activity, children are challenged to state the position of animals in relation to other animals (e.g. The owls are north of the gibbons). If you like this resource, please review it! If you have any suggestions or feedback, contact me at eddiebray@yahoo.co.uk. I am also looking for teachers to test new resources – please get in touch if you would like to help.
eddiebray
Map skills lessons - complete set

Map skills lessons - complete set

There are seven (7) lessons in this bundle. It’s the complete set of map skill lessons that is usually taught to year 7s at the beginning of the school year. This bundle will cover your planning for entire first half-term. All the resources to deliver the lessons are included in the ppts. The ppts are very easy to follow and answers to practice tasks are included to make it easy for non-specialist who might be teaching this topic. The lessons are very practical so students will be doing most of the work while the teacher can provide one-one attention. The lessons included are: Qualities of a good map Map symbols Map scales Compass coordinates Grid reference Relief Contours A description of each lesson can be found on my page for each individual lesson.
suddy23
renewable energy

renewable energy

This allows students to name, research and evaluate types of renewable energy and to create an informative action plan as to which renewable energy China should move to and why. Learning objective/WALT (We are learning to): WALT: research, justify and sell an idea be persuasive using facts Self assessment opportunities as well as an assessment opportunity with success criteria. The main lesson is on Smart Notebook and resources are in PPT format or word. Resources for the lesson saved in the attachment section (paper clip) on the SNB.
carolinemcleggan5
The importance of Coal in China and debate

The importance of Coal in China and debate

The importance of Coal in China and debate Learning objective/WALT (We are learning to): WALT: examine China’s energy consumption This lesson considers China’s use of coal to generate energy and how this happens. Students will then look at the positive and negative effects of using coal. They will then combine class notes and research to create a speech for a debate. The main lesson is on Smart Notebook and resources are in PPT format or word. Resources for the lesson saved in the attachment section (paper clip) on the SNB. This lesson is differentiated using option 1 or option 2 (challenge) self differentiation opportunities.
carolinemcleggan5
The development of China

The development of China

The development of China Learning objective/WALT (We are learning to): WALT: use a range of sources of evidence. categories information. draw conclusions using evidence. This lesson has knowledge checks. The main lesson is on Smart Notebook and resources are in PPT format or word. Resources for the lesson saved in the attachment section (paper clip) on the SNB. This lesson is differentiated using hard, harder, hardest tasks
carolinemcleggan5
Location of China

Location of China

Location of China This lesson allows students to map the location of china and describe the locational of China geographically using key terms and compass directions. This lesson has knowledge checks with a self assessment opportunity as well as an assessment opportunity with success criteria and modeling. Learning objective/WALT (We are learning to): WALT: describe geographically The main lesson is on Smart Notebook and resources are in PPT format or word. Resources for the lesson saved in the attachment section (paper clip) on the SNB. Differntiated map of China.
carolinemcleggan5
Cause and effect of deforestation in Malaysia- orangutan link

Cause and effect of deforestation in Malaysia- orangutan link

Cause and effect of deforestation in Malaysia- orangutan link Learning objective/WALT (We are learning to): WALT: Describe the causes and effects of environmental destruction WALT: Categorise information WALT: Apply knowledge to a cause study This lesson has knowledge checks with a self assessment opportunity as well as an assessment opportunity with success criteria. All resources are included in the PPT.
carolinemcleggan5
Deposition landforms

Deposition landforms

Deposition landforms Learning objective/WALT (We are learning to): WALT: describe how devotional landforms are formed in sequence. The main lesson is on Smart Notebook and resources are in PPT format or word. Resources for the lesson saved in the attachment section (paper clip) on the SNB. This lesson has knowledge checks with a self assessment opportunities as well as and assessment opportunity (exam practice) with success criteria and a model answer. Good link to OS maps and identification of landforms of deposition.
carolinemcleggan5
The World News Crossword - August 12th, 2018

The World News Crossword - August 12th, 2018

The World News Crossword - August 12th, 2018 is a 6-page PDF document made up of 4 puzzles based on the events of last week’s news. It’s a quick and simple process to download the resource and it can be stored on a flash drive ready for printing. The World. News Crossword puzzle usually takes a class about 30-45 minutes to complete, leaving some time for discussion on some of the more interesting news stories. The puzzle seems to work best when done in pairs or small groups, to generate discussion. The goal of course is to have students learning more about the world around them, and to prompt them to ask questions, especially ‘why…?’ All for just £2. What’s in this week’s document? (1) A crossword based on the events of last week’s news, (2) A crossword about Burkina Faso because it was in the news last week because of a malaria/bed-net trial that appears to have reduced the infection rate of malaria by 12%, (3) A crossword all about Climate Change, because it’s always in the news despite what Australia’s agriculture minister said, (3) And a crossword about Julius Caesar that can be shared with an English teacher. It’s included because in last week’s news there was a bit of a performance in front of the Trevi Fountain in Rome. All for just £2. So what happened last week? Australia’s agriculture minister said that the drought affecting almost all of Australia has nothing to do with man-made climate change. Excessive monsoon rain caused deaths, wide-spread displacement, and property damage in Kerala. The Swiss government announced measures to help farmers affected by the drought which has been caused by the heatwave in Europe. Two trucks crashed on the highway near Bologna in Italy, a plane crashed near Seattle, and another plane crashed in Indonesia - and a 12 year old boy survived. There was a magnitude 6.2 aftershock near Lombok Island, also in Indonesia. Brazil closed its border to Venezuelans. Singapore trialled eye-scans at its border. And speaking of borders, it seems (based on surveys) that at least 100 constituencies in Britain that previously voted to leave the EU would now vote to remain in the EU. A German man called the police because he was being chased by a baby squirrel. (Tyranny comes in many forms.) In France, crows were trained to collect cigarette butts and exchange them for food. And Christopher Robin was banned from China (the movie, not the boy) - something to do with Winnie the Pooh. All that (and three bonus puzzles) for just £2.
BFP
BUNDLE:  Paul the Apostle Activity Books

BUNDLE: Paul the Apostle Activity Books

Here’s a wonderful bundle of resources to help you teach your students about the adventures of Paul the Apostle in a fun creative way. This BUNDLE includes two Activity Books: ⭐️Paul’s Journeys Quiz Activity Book: Includes 71 pages of fun and engaging Bible quizzes, maps, and creative writing & coloring activities. Plus detailed scripture references and an Answer Key for teachers. ⭐️The Life of Paul the Apostle Activity Book: Contains 20 Bible story units (119 pages) packed with activities covering Paul’s incredible adventures, including Road to Damascus, Paul in Cyprus, Paul & Silas in Prison, The Bereans, Shipwrecked! and many more! A fantastic way to introduce children to the early church and the crucial role Paul played in spreading the true gospel. Each unit includes a Bible story coloring worksheet, a fill-in-the-blanks Bible passage, a word search puzzle or crossword, coloring activity page and Bible Task Cards. Plus original illustrations, detailed scripture references and an Answer Key for teachers. Very little teacher prep needed. Just print the activity sheets you need, and go! WHO IS IT FOR? 3rd Graders (8 to 9-year-olds) 4th Graders (9 to 10-year-olds) 5th Graders (10 to 11-year-olds) 6th Graders (11 to 12-year-olds) 7th Graders (12 to 13-year-olds) 8th Graders (13 to 14-year-olds) Visual Learners Homeschoolers Interactive learners For more inspiring educational resources visit: <a href=“https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/pip29”>Bible Pathway Adventures</a>
pip29
Map skills

Map skills

There are 4 lessons in this bundle. Qualities of a good map: This lesson covers what is a map, what should all good maps have, how to draw sketch maps and what are mental maps Map symbols: This lesson covers what are map symbols, how to use symbols to learn about a place, identifying different OS map symbols. Map sclaes: This lesson covers what are scales, how are scales used, types of map scales, scaling things up and scaling things down. Compass coordinates: This lesson covers 4, 8 and 16 point compass, how to use compass and what are hemispheres.
suddy23
Britain's varied coastlines

Britain's varied coastlines

Britain’s varied coastlines Learning objective/WALT (We are learning to) : WALT: describe and compare Britain’s beaches The main lesson is on Smart Notebook and resources are in PPT format or word. Resources for the lesson saved in the attachment section (paper clip) on the SNB. This lesson has knowledge checks with a self assessment opportunity Students will find that Britain’s beaches vary in terms of rock type, use and popularity.
carolinemcleggan5
Climate of Dubai

Climate of Dubai

Climate of Dubai Learning objective/WALT (We are learning to): present data graphically. Analyse data The main lesson is on Smart Notebook and resources are in PPT format or word. Students will be able to create a climate graphy for Dubai and add on living graph statements as well as consider animal adaptations for the climate of Dubai. Climate data provided.
carolinemcleggan5
Dubai a coastal area development and location

Dubai a coastal area development and location

Dubai a coastal area This is a lesson used to map and describe th geographical location of Dubai but also to discover why they have managed to develop so quickly. My students are a bit obsesed with Dubai and loved this lesson. There are some exam style comprehension tasks also. Learning objective/WALT (We are learning to) : WALT: Describe the attraction to a coastal city. Explain how areas change over time. Present information graphically The main lesson is on Smart Notebook and resources are in PPT format or word.
carolinemcleggan5
Australian Homework Project

Australian Homework Project

Students choose from nine homework tasks linked with the topic, Australia. They choose at least one activity from each section (English, Creative, Investigative). Designed to be completed over a period of a half term. There are a wealth of open ended tasks that encourage the student to take ownership over their homework, with the option of completing more tasks if they wish to. The other benefit of the projects are that they allow for independent learning and encourage parents to get involved if they wish to.
conortrg1
Where is Brazil

Where is Brazil

Map work and geographical location description lesson. LOs: WALT: use key terms to describe the location of a place geographically Differentiation: hard, harder, hardest tasks. Assessment opportunity: geographical description with success criteria. Main lesson is in smart notebook. Resources are PPT/PDF. Knowledge checks included with self assessment opportunities
carolinemcleggan5
Australia booklet

Australia booklet

This was created for our Australian Day we had in Y5. You need to use this resource in conjunction with the ticket resource. I placed information sheets around the class on 4 tables alongside books about Australia. Then, on two tables I had artefacts I made myself - with information to explain it. I had a range of artefacts stuff. The children loved it and thought it was all for real. They used this booklet to gather information (from the sheets/books), they could draw images of the artefacts and write about it. This is why you will see the different sections. I kept if small as the activity was only for about 20-30 minutes - after a discussion about locality, climate, etc. I had a suitcase with a variety of clothes for different seasons and we had a little discussion about the current season and what type of clothes to pack (for the flight activity that was due after the museum activity). I hope you find it useful.
Lets
Australia Day - Museum Tickets

Australia Day - Museum Tickets

We had an Australian Day and different ‘activities’. One activity was the ‘museum’ whereby children had to research artefacts and other information. To make it more fun, they had to present their tickets before they could enter the ‘museum’, which was a class set up with everything around the room. They had a little booklet (see booklet resource) and had to complete the booklet by using the resources in the ‘museum’.
Lets
Famous Buildings from around the World.

Famous Buildings from around the World.

This is a resource that I use to extend pupils learning of famous buildings from around the world. It includes a selection of printable images of famous buildings along with pre made labels to allow pupils to sort and match the pictures with the names of the buildings. The resource includes two worksheets. The first is a matching activity and the second worksheet is a research frame for pupils to go online and research a famous building along with facts. I normally use this as an extension into the work of Hundertwasser and allow the pupils to re-design a famous building using Hundertwassers quirky style. This is also useful as a Geography task as an online research frame for younger pupils.
ladybugssloan
CHINA - Printable Handouts with map and flag

CHINA - Printable Handouts with map and flag

Introduce your students to China with this printable handout of two worksheets (plus answer key). Your students will read a brief overview of China (location, capital, language, flag), write ‘Beijing’ next to the star on the map to show the capital of China, color the flag and map, then use the map and compass to answer 10 questions. Colored pencils or crayons are needed for this activity. For use with Interactive Notebooks: After your students complete the handouts, they will cut out the map, flag and compass and paste into the notebook under the topic Asia / Sub-topic: China. Under the map, your students will write a summary in their own words of what they now know about China. Thank you so much for using my Geography worksheets in your classroom! Notes: China shares land borders with 14 countries: Vietnam, Laos, Myanmar, India, Bhutan, Nepal, Afghanistan, Pakistan, Tajikistan, Kyrgyzstan, Kazakhstan, Russia, Mongolia, and North Korea. Pacific Ocean. Cardinal ordinal directions.
tspeelman
Investigating Rivers

Investigating Rivers

This set of resources is designed for teaching the KS2 Geography unit ‘Investigating Rivers’. The planning, presentations and activities are also available individually on the TES. If you like this resource, please review it. If you have any suggestions or feedback, contact me at eddiebray@yahoo.co.uk. I am also looking for teachers to test new resources. Get in touch if you would like to help!
eddiebray
The Life of Paul the Apostle Activity Book

The Life of Paul the Apostle Activity Book

Here’s a wonderful set of resources to help your students learn about Paul the Apostle in a fun and engaging way. Contains 20 Bible story units packed with activities covering Paul’s incredible adventures, including Road to Damascus, Paul in Cyprus, Paul & Silas in Prison, The Bereans, Shipwrecked! and many more! A fantastic way to introduce children to the early church and the crucial role Paul played in spreading the true gospel. Each unit invites students to explore Paul’s life further through 119 pages of worksheets, coloring activities, puzzles and task cards. Our worksheets include original illustrations, detailed scripture references for further Bible reading and an Answer Key for teachers. The perfect resource to keep on hand for Homeschoolers, Sunday and Sabbath school teachers, and parents. WHO IS IT FOR? 3rd Graders (8 to 9-year-olds) 4th Graders (9 to 10-year-olds) 5th Graders (10 to 11-year-olds) 6th Graders (11 to 12-year-olds) 7th Graders (12 to 13-year-olds) Visual Learners Homeschoolers Interactive learners Children’s Ministry Leaders EACH BIBLE STORY UNIT INCLUDES **Bible story coloring worksheet **What’s the Word? Bible passage **Word search puzzle or crossword **Coloring activity page **Bible Task Cards **Plus an Answer Key for teachers and parents INCLUDES 20 BIBLE STORY UNITS Stoning of Stephen Road to Damascus Escape from Damascus Paul on Cyprus Paul in Pisidian Antioch Paul visits Lystra The Jerusalem Council Paul and the Slave Girl Paul and Silas in Prison Paul in Thessalonica Paul and the Bereans Paul visits Athens Paul in Corinth Riot in Ephesus Eutychus falls asleep Paul visits the Temple The plot against Paul Paul before Felix Paul meets King Agrippa Shipwrecked!
pip29
Rivers - Investigating features of the River Thames on maps and satellite photos

Rivers - Investigating features of the River Thames on maps and satellite photos

This resource is aimed at upper KS2 or lower KS3 children and is part of a wider Rivers unit (see Rivers - medium term plan). In the presentation, children are taken on a journey from the source to the mouth of the River Thames. Starting at Thames Head, the source of the River Thames, children investigate maps and satellite photos and try to identify common river features along the way. Other locations include Windsor Castle, the Isle of Dogs in London and the mouth of the river at Southend-on-Sea. The writing-based activity challenges children to first label each map/satellite photo and then write a paragraph describing the location and river features they can see. It is differentiated two ways: LA - Children have maps/satellite photos and cloze procedure paragraphs to complete. MA/UA - Children have maps/satellite photos, a wordbank and write their own paragraphs. If you like this resource, please review it. I will happily send you a free resource of your choice in return for a review or useful suggestions/feedback. Contact me at eddiebray@yahoo.co.uk
eddiebray
Compass coordinates

Compass coordinates

This is a KS3 / KS2 lesson on compass points. It is an excellent lesson to peak students’ interest in maps and to pass on map skills. Key facts about the lesson are: The content covered by the lesson are; Description of a compass and its purpose, using 4, 8 and 16 point compasses, locating places in different hemispheres of the earth (northern, southern, western an eastern). Learning resources used in the lesson are; labelling compass coordinates, atlas compass task, hemisphere atlas task. Other facts; The answers for the practice activities are included on the ppt which makes it even easier for non specialists to deliver. The lesson is planned in detail and most of the resources for teaching the lesson are included in the ppt; starter, learning activities with resources, clear outline of learning tasks and a plenary. You will need atlases/maps of the UK for this task. Now just download and teach!
suddy23
China

China

A set of lessons about China, focusing on different aspects of life in China. Created for a middle ability group at Key Stage 3.
cerian123
Pollution in China

Pollution in China

A whole lesson about the different types of pollution and what pollution is like in China. A part of a SOW about China.
cerian123
Life in Sichuan

Life in Sichuan

A whole lesson about life in Sichuan province in China. A part of a SOW about China, used as a comparison with life in Beijing. Students are learning about what life is like in this area of China and also the process involved in growing rice crops in this area.
cerian123
Life in Beijing

Life in Beijing

A whole lesson about what life is like in Beijing. Part of a SOW about China, used as a comparison with life in a rural area (Sichuan)
cerian123
Tourism in China

Tourism in China

A whole lesson where students are to create a leaflet about the different tourism attraction in China.
cerian123
Population density

Population density

This is a KS3 lesson on population density. It is also a good lesson for a KS2 group. Key facts about the lesson are: The content covered by the lesson are; definition of population density, explanation of the concepts densely and sparsely populated, UK population density, world population density and factors that influence population density. Learning resources used in the lesson are; Starter quiz, sketching task, picture study, cartograms (UK and world) and short writing tasks. The lesson is planned in detail and all of the resources for teaching the lesson are included in the ppt; starter, learning activities with resources, clear outline of learning tasks and a plenary. Now just download and teach!
suddy23
50 States of the USA

50 States of the USA

Can your students name all 50 states of the United States of America? This bundle includes a printable map of the United States to color and learn; a printable map where your students will write the name of each state on the map, a printable worksheet where your students will fill in the blank letters for each US State, and a Word Search Puzzle where your students will find all 50 states in the puzzle and then write the leftover letters to spell out a fun-fact about the United States. (The ‘fun fact’ from the leftover letters will read: The longest boardwalk in the world is located in the United States in New Jersey in Atlantic City.) Also included is a blank State Fact Sheet that your students can use to research a specific state. The Pledge of Allegiance worksheet to match the word to the definition (pledge, allegiance, republic, indivisible, liberty, justice). Thank you so much for using my printable worksheets in your classroom!
tspeelman
United States Word Search Puzzle

United States Word Search Puzzle

Find all 50 states in the word search puzzle using the list of states on page 2. When the puzzle is completed, write the leftover letters in the space below to spell out a fun-fact about the United States. States to find in the Word Search Puzzle: Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho. Illinois. Indiana. Iowa, Kansas. Kentucky. Louisiana, Maine. Maryland, Massachusetts. Michigan. Minnesota. Mississippi. Missouri. Montana. Nebraska. Nevada. New Hampshire. New Jersey. New Mexico. New York. North Carolina. North Dakota. Ohio. Oklahoma. Oregon. Pennsylvania. Rhode Island. South Carolina. South Dakota, Tennessee. Texas. Utah Vermont. Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin, Wyoming The leftover letters will spell: THE LONGEST BOARDWALK IN THE WORLD IS LOCATED IN THE UNITED STATES IN NEW JERSEY IN ATLANTIC CITY. Thank you!!
tspeelman
Population growth – India case study

Population growth – India case study

This is a KS3 lesson on population growth with India used as a case study. It can also be used with a GCSE group. Key facts about the lesson are: The content covered by the lesson are; definition of population growth & natural increase, location of India (site and situation), India’s population growth trend since 1950, historical reasons for population growth in India, reasons for current population growth in India. Learning resources used in the lesson are; keyword association task, map task, graph analysis task (numeracy here), video clip, pair discussion and writing task. Answers to most of the task are in the note section below each slide of ppt. This will make it easy for non-specialist to deliver the lesson. The lesson is planned in detail and all of the resources for teaching the lesson are included in the ppt; starter, learning activities with resources, clear outline of learning tasks and a plenary. You will only need atlases with maps of Asia. Now just download and teach!
suddy23
Urban Environments - Edexcel IGCSE

Urban Environments - Edexcel IGCSE

Full unit of work for Urban Environments. Specifically designed for the new Edexcel IGCSE. This is to be taught alongside rural environments and economic activity & energy. All lesson are for 50 minutes to 1 hour of teaching time. Includes supporting worksheets for lessons - no additional resources are required. All lessons have a starter and lesson aim. Extension tasks and homework also included. All PowerPoints in the same signature style. Lesson sequence: 1 - An increasingly urban world 2 - The emergence of megacities 3 - Burgess model and the CBD 4 - Rio de Janeiro 5 - Social challenges in Rio 6 - Economic challenges in Rio 7 - Managing squatter settlements 8 - Planning for Rio’s future 9 - The future of cities 10 - Where do people live in the UK? 11 - Introducing Bristol 12 - How can urban change create social opportunities 13 - Bristol’s economy 14 - How can urban change affect the environment? 15 - Environmental challenges and change in Bristol 16 - Social inequality 17 - New housing in Bristol 18 - The Temple Quarter regeneration 19 - Rural service provision 20 - Urban service provision 21 - Nigeria 22 - Exploring Nigeria 23 - Nigeria in the wider world 24 - Manufacturing in Nigeria 25 - Aid to Nigeria 26 - Managing environmental issues 27 - Quality of life in Nigeria 28 - Life in Nigeria (Documentary) For more resources visit This is Geography. Full SoW for all new GCSE specifications - AQA, Edexcel, OCR, CIE IGCSE, Edexcel IGCSE and Eduqas. As well as over 200 lessons for KS3 and KS2. Want something bespoke designing? Email us for further details info@thisisgeography.co.uk
thisisgeography
Passport

Passport

For more information visit my blog; https://mrsgeographyblog.wordpress.com/2016/08/03/passport-to-geography/
MrsGeography16
Brazil

Brazil

Three lessons as a part of a SOW about Brazil which was created for a weak ability KS3 group.
cerian123