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Africa 1-7 and Ofsted Outstanding Bundle

Africa 1-7 and Ofsted Outstanding Bundle

The Africa Bundle is the summer SOW for Year 7 focusing on the human and physical Geography of Africa. The lessons contain innovative starter and plenary activities. These lessons focus on introducing students to exam questions such as location. It includes mapping activities, maths questions and group presentations. Have a look at the Biomes of Africa lesson. The bundle also includes OFSTED RATED OUTSTANDING! Save 40% on this Bundle!

By GJDavis27

Year 7 2017 SOW Spring Term Africa 7) Biomes of Africa [SEN and High ability] WITH ANSWERS

Year 7 2017 SOW Spring Term Africa 7) Biomes of Africa [SEN and High ability] WITH ANSWERS

This lesson centres around biomes of Africa. Each question within the PowerPoint has ANSWERS and relates to the NEW Geog.1 textbook at KS3 but in this lesson we use the documents attached. The lessons begins with a simple food chain for Africa. The second settler is called 'Street View' with students creating a food chain using key terms. This aims to introduce new terminology and is also suitable for low ability. Both activities have ANSWERS. Before the starter, to hook students into learning play them the video attached 'The Very Best of Walk on the Wild Side'. The starter is Continental Dash is using the World Map and post-it notes with the different biomes put on them. The students need to find the post-it notes and place on the World map in the correct place before the timer ends. Use the Geog.1 books to aid them or the IWB to aid low ability learners. This activity can be used as a settler the following lessons to recap learning. The main is a group-based activity (seen opposite). For low ability pair higher students with SEN. I target the roles with certain students but give higher ability more choice. The aim is to use the three different biomes attached as worksheets to create an A3 concept map in the students' group. There are role cards for the activity and a chance to find out the facts from the other biomes. I usually give two lessons to do this activity with mini-presentations (see my FREE presentation template). There is an extension activity for higher sets introducing them into distribution questions for GCSE with ANSWERS and SUCCESS CRITERIA. The other development is proclaim and explain in group presentations. The plenary is Anagrams with an Odd one out. ANSWERS are in the notes on the slide.

By GJDavis27

Africa 1-6 and Ofsted Outstanding Bundle

Africa 1-6 and Ofsted Outstanding Bundle

The Africa Bundle is the summer SOW for Year 7 focusing on the human and physical Geography of Africa. The lessons contain innovative starter and plenary activities. These lessons focus on introducing students to exam questions such as location. It includes mapping activities, maths questions and group presentations. Have a look at the Population of Africa lesson. The bundle also includes OFSTED RATED OUTSTANDING! Save 40% on this Bundle!

By GJDavis27

Landscapes

Landscapes

This lesson is about landscapes. It explores how people impact their landscape but also looks at how landscapes force people to adapt their lifestyle. Key facts about the lesson are: 1. All the resources for teaching the lesson are included. The ppt has everything from starter to plenary including all the geography resources for teaching the lesson included. Download and teach! 2. The lesson is differentiated with support for learners of varying abilities. There is a challenge task with almost all the learning activities. 3. The lesson has a variety of learning activities; there are picture analysis tasks, a video clip task, a field sketch high order skill task and mind map task. Students will be engage throughout the lesson.

By suddy23

GEOGRAPHY NEW GCSE THE LIVING WORLD FULL SOW

GEOGRAPHY NEW GCSE THE LIVING WORLD FULL SOW

This is the entire Living World Spec for the new Geography GCSE. The lessons are well planned out covering all content required. Exam questions are built into the topic using both self, peer and teacher assessment. The tasks are imaginative and use a range of teaching strategies such as Sticky teaching, talkless teaching and growth mind set. I taught this to my year 10 class last year and they thoroughly enjoyed it. Lesson 1 -Introduction to ecosystems Lesson 2- Global ecosystems Lesson 3- Rain forest ecosystem Lesson 4-The Causes and Effects of deforestation Lesson 5- Managing Rain forests Sustainably Lesson 6- Hot Desert Ecosystem Lesson 7- Opportunities in the Western Desert Lesson 8- Challenges in the Western Desert Lesson 9- The causes of desertification Lesson 10- Managing desertification

By joshcarmody

A Level; case study of a rainforest - The Amazon

A Level; case study of a rainforest - The Amazon

This bundle is a series of lessons designed to teach students about the water and carbon cycles in the rainforest, the natural and human impacts on these cycles and the way in which the impacts can be managed. It is designed to accompany the new A Level syllabi

By ReallyGoodGeography

A Level; case study of a rainforest - impacts of management on water and carbon cycles

A Level; case study of a rainforest - impacts of management on water and carbon cycles

Firstly students are introduced to shifting cultivation, as a sustainable way for tribes to live in the rainforest. Students are then asked to use the information provided to undertake comprehension activities on 3 schemes; reforestation, conservation and improvements in agriculture in the Amazon. there is also a youtube video link to accompany the conservation scheme. Students are provided with note taking sheets and should ensure their notes focus on the impacts of the 3 schemes on the carbon and water cycles. To finish students evaluate the 3 schemes before reaching a conclusion as to which is the most effective. This is part of a series of lessons and is available as a bundle.

By ReallyGoodGeography

A Level; case study of a rainforest - human factors affecting water and carbon cycles

A Level; case study of a rainforest - human factors affecting water and carbon cycles

To start students will be asked to recall the water and carbon cycles in the rainforest. They will then be asked to interpret graphs showing the rate of deforestation and the reasons for deforestation. Next are a series of photos which can be used to promote discussion about the reasons for deforestation. Students will then need to draw diagrams and take notes on the effects of human activity in the water and carbon cycles. Finally, they will be asked to evaluate whether the impact on the carbon or water cycles is greatest. More able students should be encouraged to bring in the idea of longer and shorter term impacts. This lesson is part of a series of lesson and can be purchased as a bundle.

By ReallyGoodGeography

A Level; case study of a rainforest - water cycle in the Amazon

A Level; case study of a rainforest - water cycle in the Amazon

In this lesson the students are introduced to hydrograph features and types of hydrograph. They will discuss and explain these. Students will then be introduced to the impact of geology, relief and temperature on the water cycle and are required to explain these in relation to maps and diagrams. Students will be asked to identify the impact of an individual tree on the water cycle in the rainforest. Finally, there is an examination question and mark scheme for the pupils to plan an answer to or answer fully. This lesson is part of a series of lesson and can be purchased as a bundle.

By ReallyGoodGeography

Slimy Things Bundle

Slimy Things Bundle

A collection of things that feel slimy! 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

Y2 Science: Farming Bundle

Y2 Science: Farming Bundle

A collection of year 2 science resources which can be used as part of a topic about farms and farming. 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

Y2 Science: Plants Bundle

Y2 Science: Plants Bundle

A collection of year two science resources on the topic of plants. 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