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OUR WORLD GEOGRAPHY SIGNPOST - DISPLAY CAPITALS DISTANCE DIRECTION MAPS

OUR WORLD GEOGRAPHY SIGNPOST - DISPLAY CAPITALS DISTANCE DIRECTION MAPS

Resources included are as follows: PDF files for you to print. A great signpost to display around your classroom or school. Includes 30 different worldwide destinations. Each flashcard has the name of a capital city, the direction it is FROM LONDON and the distance. Two sets of flashcards are included – one set in miles and the other set in kilometres. Chose to display just a few signs or all of them. You could make one signpost or several depending on the display area. Each sign is half an A4 in size landscape. You can print smaller by selecting options on the printer screen or photocopy them larger. Also includes display lettering for title.

By hayleyhill

Year 1- History and Geography Super Saver!

Year 1- History and Geography Super Saver!

A bundle of resources, planning, Powerpoints, interactive activities, quizzes and more covering the History units: Space and Neil Armstrong, Toys- then and now, Famous Journeys, Our Homes, and the Geography units: Our local area, Weather and the Arctic.

By kep1987

KS1 & 2 Geography – A trip to……. blank template

KS1 & 2 Geography – A trip to……. blank template

KS1 & 2 Geography – A trip to……. blank template. A quick Travel Agency type information gathering resource for pupils to use to research a specific country and find out specific information about location, flag, population, things to do, places to visit, geographical features, temperature and how to get there and places of interest. Space to write short sentences or bullet points of key information. Great for class display and for starting points in a country based subject or as a final assessment of knowledge gained throughout a topic. Link to cross curricular Geography topics on Australia, African countries, Russia, India, USA etc. Role play as Travel Agents.

By newromantic

KS1 & 2 History/Geography /Science– ‘Very famous person’ blank template

KS1 & 2 History/Geography /Science– ‘Very famous person’ blank template

KS1 & 2 History/Geography /Science– ‘Very famous person’ blank template. A quick information gathering resource for pupils to use to research a specific famous person and find out specific information about nationality, flag, birth/death dates, education, famous work and reasons this person is well known. Space to write short sentences or bullet points of key information and a summary of how this person has helped or changed the world. Great for class display and for starting points about a famous person based subject or as a final assessment of knowledge gained throughout a topic. Link to cross curricular History/Geography/Science/Art topics and ‘Inventors’, ‘Explorers’, ‘Victorians’ and similar topics.

By newromantic

Exploring St Lucia

Exploring St Lucia

This set of resources is designed for teaching the KS2 Geography unit Exploring St Lucia. 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

By eddiebray

Exploring St Lucia - medium term plan

Exploring St Lucia - medium term plan

This is the medium term plan for the KS2 Geography unit Exploring St Lucia. A topic cover page is also included. The presentations and activities described in the planning 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

By eddiebray

Identifying similarities and differences between the UK and St Lucia

Identifying similarities and differences between the UK and St Lucia

This resource is designed for KS2 children. It is part of a wider unit called Exploring St Lucia which is designed to teach children about a contrasting non-European country. First the presentation introduces children to key vocabulary. It then outlines similarities and differences between the St Lucia and the UK including: - location in the world - population - languages - currency - heads of state - physical geography - employment The first activity helps children to recap what they have learned about the St Lucia and the UK. The follow up activity then challenges them to identify similarities and differences between the two countries. If you like this resource, please review it. If you have any suggestions or feedback, contact me at eddiebray@yahoo.co.uk

By eddiebray

Comparing the weather of St Lucia and the UK

Comparing the weather of St Lucia and the UK

This resource is designed for KS2 children. It is part of a wider unit called Exploring St Lucia which is designed to teach children about a contrasting non-European country. First the presentation introduces children to the tropical climate zone (dry and wet seasons) and its associated weather (i.e. high temperatures and high rainfall). It compares this with temperate climates such as that of the UK. Children are also encouraged to interpret data from a climate graph for St Lucia. Finally, other aspects of a tropical climate are covered including tropical storms and hurricanes. The accompanying differentiated true/false activity helps children to recap what they have learned about the climates of St Lucia and the UK. There is also an extension activity. If you like this resource, please review it. If you have any suggestions or feedback, contact me at eddiebray@yahoo.co.uk

By eddiebray

Using compass directions to locate places in St Lucia

Using compass directions to locate places in St Lucia

This resource is designed for KS2 children. It is part of a wider unit called Exploring St Lucia which is designed to teach children about a contrasting non-European country. First the presentation introduces children to the directions of the compass. It then helps children to locate places in St Lucia using compass directions - first using the four cardinal points (N, E, S, W), then also using the four ordinal points (NE, SE, SW, NW). The accompanying activity gives children a chance to locate places in St Lucia using both the cardinal and ordinal points of the compass. It is differentiated two ways. There is also an extension activity which challenges children to think about where places in St Lucia are located in relation to each other (e.g. Castries is north of Mount Gimie). If you like this resource, please review it. If you have any suggestions or feedback, contact me at eddiebray@yahoo.co.uk

By eddiebray

Investigating satellite photos of St Lucia

Investigating satellite photos of St Lucia

This resource is designed for KS2 children. It is part of a wider unit called Exploring St Lucia which is designed to teach children about a contrasting non-European country. The presentation introduces children to satellite photos. It then challenges them to use their detective skills to identify various human and physical geographical features in St Lucia. It is accompanied by a writing-based activity and extension. The main activity challenges children to identify the features in the satellite photos and explain their reasoning. It is differentiated three ways: - LA: Children identify 1 feature per satellite photo. - MA: Children identify 2 features per satellite photo. - UA: Children identify 3 features per satellite photo. If you like this resource, please review it. If you have any suggestions or feedback, contact me at eddiebray@yahoo.co.uk

By eddiebray

Locating St Lucia in the Caribbean

Locating St Lucia in the Caribbean

This resource is designed for KS2 children. It is part of a wider unit called Exploring St Lucia and is designed to teach children about a contrasting non-European country. The presentation recaps the continents and oceans of the world before introducing St Lucia and the wider Caribbean area. The activity challenges children to identify St Lucia and other islands in the Caribbean. The activity is differentiated three ways: - LA: Children identify 8 countries (with hints). - MA: Children identify 10 countries and 3 seas/oceans (with hints). - UA: Children identify 10 countries and 3 seas/oceans (no hints). If you like this resource, please review it. If you have any suggestions or feedback, contact me at eddiebray@yahoo.co.uk

By eddiebray