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Measuring hurricanes

Measuring hurricanes

A range of activities with the aim of teaching students about the Saffir-Simpson hurricane wind scale. Visually attractive, differentiated and fully resourced for a range of abilities. Whole lesson: snappy starter, varied activities, key points, class discussion, assessment opportunities, a homework task and lesson evaluation. All resources included, along with lesson plan and teacher notes. This lesson has planned activities which show the teacher and the students their progress throughout.
AcornTeachingResources
Hurricanes - EAL lesson sheets & homework.

Hurricanes - EAL lesson sheets & homework.

First slide designed as an 'all in one' lesson sheet to let students of varying ability work at their own pace. Ideal for classes with challenging/varied support needs. Includes several simple/EAL activities, e.g. cloze, match up and diagram labels all on one sheet. Glossary words and connectives support for differentiation. Homework activity, stretch activity and reward activity all included on second and third slides.
WolseyAcademy
Plate tectonics (Galapagos study)

Plate tectonics (Galapagos study)

Plate tectonics is the concept that explains the movement of continents across hundreds of millions of years and a method for predicting areas at risk of volcanoes and earthquakes. Investigate more here. Suitable for KS3. Linked to current National Curriculum. You can find more plans and activities on the Discovering Galapagos website.
Discovering_Galapagos
Types of Lakes Wordsearch Geography Lake Starter Settler Activity Homework Cover Lesson

Types of Lakes Wordsearch Geography Lake Starter Settler Activity Homework Cover Lesson

Wordsearch on the theme of 'Types of Lakes'. Powerpoint so can be used on the board or printed as a worksheet. Includes space for students to explain the keywords and suggested extension activities. Can take 10 minutes or an hour, depending on which activities the students complete. Ideal for the start of a lesson, a quick filler, a homework, part of a cover lesson or as a plenary on the board with a whiteboard pen. The idea behind these is to get students to become more literate and think independently about the words that could be used to describe the topic being taught. The repetition of the word over and over as they look for the word is useful in remembering the terms. Often the students will pick up on things that you would not normally expect!
mikedean
Deforestation Poem Medium Term plans

Deforestation Poem Medium Term plans

These smart boards are lessons based on poetry linked to deforestation. The lessons focus are to look at : features of a poem performing a poem reading comprehension plan a poem Write a poem Smartboards are a complete lessons - 5 lessons
sparkle1978
Physical Landscapes in the UK - Revision Guide AQA GCSE

Physical Landscapes in the UK - Revision Guide AQA GCSE

A comprehensive revision guide for the AQA GCSE topic Physical Landscapes in the UK. 37 pages covering all compulsory and optional aspects of the module (rivers and glaciation). This is the PDF version of the revision guide. For the editable Word version please visit thisisgeography.co.uk
thisisgeography
AQA GCSE Geography (2016-) Self marking quizzes. Unit 1 Physical Environmental all quiz topics whole paper

AQA GCSE Geography (2016-) Self marking quizzes. Unit 1 Physical Environmental all quiz topics whole paper

AQA Unit 1: Physical Environmental ALL QUIZZES This document provides links to a series of self-marking, multiple choice quizzes for the new AQA GCSE Geography (2016-) specification. Each quiz asks a series of questions that students are required to know for the exam, based on what they have covered in lessons. The quizzes are created as Google Forms and work via its quiz function. Benefits: - Self-marking, students are provided with instant feedback. - Completely reusable and editable, once set up - students can attempt these multiple times, for multiple years. - Answers are graphed to show specific weaknesses and strengths in student understanding (to allow you to target these areas). - A Google Sheet spreadsheet (similar to Excel) is created, allowing you to filter per class. - You could copy and paste the list of students from your marksheet into each quiz; this will allow you to use ‘Vlookup’ functions to fill in their responses into your marksheet automatically. - Excellent revision tools and can be used for sequencing, e.g. In Year 11, students can be asked to revisit quizzes for certain topics in Year 10 etc. - Each quiz is an average of 20 questions so assesses a wide range of content covered. Impact: - Whilst it is incredibly important to separate the impact of one tool alone, we did achieve a 28% increase in A*-C last year and 32% increase in A*-A for the old specification, using equivalent quizzes for the first time. - Student confidence with topics is increased and allows further work and assessment out of the classroom.
markleswell