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
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
World map jig saw

World map jig saw

A worksheet for students to arrange and label continents into a world map perspective. For full description check out my blog : https://mrsgeographyblog.wordpress.com/2016/08/03/map-jig-saw-puzzles/
MrsGeography16
AUSTRALIAN LANDFORM - THE DISSECTED SEDIMENTARY SANDSTONE PLATEAU OF LIMMEN

AUSTRALIAN LANDFORM - THE DISSECTED SEDIMENTARY SANDSTONE PLATEAU OF LIMMEN

This is a unit that fits into the study of landforms. If you have geomorpholgy as part of your course then this unit will be a useful addition. This unit can stand alone or it could be used as an interest in tourism within the newly proclaimed Limmen National Park of the Northern Territory of Australia. Take your students off the main unsealed central road of the Limmen National Park and you will find the so-called “Lost Southern City”. It has formed over 150 million years through the processes and actions of weathering, transportation, erosion. The diagram sequence will explain the formation of the sandstone columns, pillars and intervening valleys. The photo interpretation worksheet (colour or black and white) is added to check the level of understanding of your students. If you are searching for a unit that is relatively short, contains interest and isa ready-to-handout package then this unit will ease your pressure of preparation time. Photographs, diagrams and maps are included.
KPolkinghorne
CONSERVATION IN AUSTRALIA'S LIMMEN BIGHT MARINE PARK - DUGONGS AND GREEN TURTLES

CONSERVATION IN AUSTRALIA'S LIMMEN BIGHT MARINE PARK - DUGONGS AND GREEN TURTLES

The coincidence of major fishing grounds with the feeding grounds of the dugong and the nesting grounds of the green turtle provided challenges for the creation of the Limmen Bight Marine Park. The purpose of the Park was to protect and conserve the natural elements of the ecosystem. Another concern was to accommodate if possible the concerns and interests of others who had an interest in the attractions of the Marine Park area. This study has a focus on fishing - both recreational and commercial. The major sea grass meadows - the main source of food for the dugong - lie within the proclaimed area of the Marine Park. Along the shoreline the sandy/muddy beaches are a nesting ground for the returning green turtle. Globally the green turtle, once plentiful, has suffered significant population decline. The Limmen Bight area is a major egg laying area for the turtle. As a consequence this area is a focus of efforts to protect and conserve numbers. Australia has joined the world wide programme. By map, photograph, graph and description you can take your students to Limmen - a very recent Marine National Park and see why these two animals in particular are in need of protection. The attachment sheet provide opportunity for discussion and completion.
KPolkinghorne
End of Year Geography Quiz

End of Year Geography Quiz

A generic Geography quiz that is ideal for a fun end of term activity. The quiz is suitable for both KS3 and KS4 classes and has 5 rounds consisting of: Famous Landmarks Flags of the World Geographical Movie Titles Country Outlines Megacity Locations The answers are provided at the end of the presentation and there is a worksheet that students can complete. The total marks for the quiz are out of 50.
amac89
Places Unit of work 7 lessons including test

Places Unit of work 7 lessons including test

This unit of work has been written for the start of Year 7, but could be used within any of KS3 or even adapted to Year 6. It starts off with what a place is and describing where we live in the world. It then uses local fieldwork to investigate places and moves on to improving knowledge of the UK, Europe and the World. You will need to adapt the fieldwork lessons slightly due to the local surroundings to your school, but this will only involve a localised google map and a couple of images. There is a test at the end of the unit.
sykesm2
KARUMBA - THE ONLY MAJOR PORT ON THE SOUTHERN EDGE OF THE GULF OF CARPENTARIA AUSTRALIA

KARUMBA - THE ONLY MAJOR PORT ON THE SOUTHERN EDGE OF THE GULF OF CARPENTARIA AUSTRALIA

Through a series of 5 stories students will gain an understanding of the layout and function of this remote port. Many Australians are aware that Karumba exists but regard it as a destination for fishing for Barramundi and crocodile spotting. The “Gery nomads” - retired travellers usually towing caravans or arriving in motor homes - often put Karumba on their bucket list of places to visit. There is much more to Karumba than fishing and crocodile viewing. Take your students along the stretch of the Karumba Port near the mouth of the Norman River and there are large buildings which indicate other functions. Learn about Krys the crocodile of unbelievable proportions. Pass the rusting wreck in the mangroves and wonder how it arrived there. Go past the sign where cattle yards exist and recognise the prohibited access. Go past the dredge as it moves back into deeper water to dredge the channel from the deeper waters of the Gulf of Carpentaria and recognise by research how important that process to the population of the town. Look inland to discover the very large Century zinc mine at Lawn Hill and find out how it is connected to the zinc pellet processing plant at Karumba. Then, like the recent advertising programme from the local tourist operators, become aware of the environmental assets in landscape and a range of bird life. Understand why they have included their heading “There’s more to Karumba than fishing and crocodiles”. Find out why those visiting Karumba need to come in the cooler months of the year and avoid the hotter summer months. The attachments assist student understanding. The fill-in attachments could be used to support a type of tutorial approach where the numbered sections matching the page numbers could be screened and the students with some discussion could fill in the answers to provide a record of Karumba. Enjoy the excursion to Karumba but if you are involved in bird watching in the mangroves or on the lowland marshes on the entry road from Normanton, take time to read the warning -“crocodiles eat birds and bird watchers”.
KPolkinghorne
World Cup Football Collaborative Co-operative Learning Geography Activity

World Cup Football Collaborative Co-operative Learning Geography Activity

This is a fun collaborative and co-operative learning activity for World Cup geography skills to help children discover facts about countries, team emblems,capital cities and famous landmarks. It helps children look at physical geography and is entirely editable, to replace with whichever teams/information you wish to focus on. All pictures are from royalty free clipart. There is also an extension activity idea. It is aimed at KS1 and KS2 (it can be simplified or added to to makes it more difficult/easy). I will be using it as part of my end of term activities. The instructions are in the file.
lb1982
THE EPIC 1844-45 EXPLORATION EXPEDITION OF LUDWIG LEICHHARDT ACROSS THE AUSTRALIAN SAVANNA

THE EPIC 1844-45 EXPLORATION EXPEDITION OF LUDWIG LEICHHARDT ACROSS THE AUSTRALIAN SAVANNA

The German explorer Ludwig Leichhardt joins the group of European explorers who made long and arduous journeys across the “Great unknown” interior. Well - unknown to Europeans and colonists with settlements along the coastline. Join his epic exploration from Moreton Bay (Brisbane) to the very remote colonial settlement of Victoria on the shores of Port Essington. Follow his progress by map and description. Assist your students to become aware of the dangers faced. Understand why this long journey which was expected to take 4-6 months ended up taking nearly 14 months. Find evidence along the route by photographic inclusions. Recognise the challenges faced by members of the exploration party. Find out why the ultimate success of this exploration depended on the skills of two aboriginal guides in the group. Find out how Leichhardt contributed to the naming of features within the Australian Savanna. Work out why this expedition has been given the title of “epic”. The description, maps and photographs provide a record of the journey that had been labelled as “a failure” was to be praised as “a success”. The attachments are provided for the provision of hard copies. Your students can develop their own expedition map and the screens are numbered so that answers to the set questions can be located and filled in. You may decide to use the attachments as you screen the pages in class or you may used them as check questions when the unit has been completed. Ludwig Leichhardt is generally less well known than Burke and Wills and McDouall Stuart but this expedition places him alongside them in terms of length, difficulty and achievement. Find out why. This unit can lead on to one of the great mysteries of Australian European exploration - the mystery surrounding the disappearance of all members of Leichhardt’s exploration group on the 1848 exploration attempt to reach the Swan River Settlement from Moreton Bay (Brisbane).
KPolkinghorne
KS3 Map Skills

KS3 Map Skills

10 simple to use worksheets that cover a range of basic maps skills including: Grid references Compass directions OS map symbols Atlas use Measuring distance Contours
sparsi_alexi
Basic map skills

Basic map skills

3 worksheets on using an atlas, learning OS map symbols and using compass directions. A fun introduction to KS3 map skills.
sparsi_alexi
Water Enquiry Question 2 Edexcel A Level Geography

Water Enquiry Question 2 Edexcel A Level Geography

All 8 lessons which comprise the second Enquiry Question for the water topic of Edexcel A Level Geography. You will find all lessons and resources, with notes under the slides to help show how the lessons flows, as well as homeworks and exam questions too. Please look out for other water resources and carbon resources too (being uploaded through June 2018). Thanks for looking.
goldentramp85
WATER EQ2 Lesson 2 Sahel and Australia examples drought Edexcel A Level Geography

WATER EQ2 Lesson 2 Sahel and Australia examples drought Edexcel A Level Geography

The second lesson in Enquiry Question 2 in the water unit for Year 2 of Edexcel A Level Geography - Paper 1. This lesson looks drought in Sahel and Australia and also aims to introduce students to ‘Assess’ exam questions. Included is an exam question, template and mark scheme. This lesson is also available as part of Enquiry Question 2 Bundle and a Water Bundle. Thank you for looking.
goldentramp85
World Cup Bundle

World Cup Bundle

This bundle includes everything you need to teach about the topic of the World Cup and football. Perfect for covering all areas of the world from introducing the teams for a project to discussing honesty in football. Included in this pack: Presentations for each lesson, with interactive activities and links to videos. Worksheets for different lessons and accompanying activities. Lesson idea sheet with a range of lesson ideas based around the World Cup.
HollywoodR95
World Cup 2018 - Countries

World Cup 2018 - Countries

Contains a Powerpoint for introducing the topic of the World Cup. Looks at all 32 teams participating and gives some basic information about the country and the team. At the end it leads to the children choosing a team and creating a small report or project based around that team to know more about it. Provides children with the sub-headings they should use to guide them.
HollywoodR95
Paired Texts - Australasia - Literal, Inference, Meaning and Summary questions

Paired Texts - Australasia - Literal, Inference, Meaning and Summary questions

This guided reading resource includes a pair of texts about Australasia with four comprehension skills sheets to complete, providing reading passages and questions that are challenging and engaging. Using the ‘LIMS’ approach, students work through Literal, Inference, Meaning and Summary questions to ensure that in the course of a week, they have practised skills in reading right across the Common Core. Text is differentiated and an answer scheme is provided. Suggested itinerary: Day 1 (30 mins) – Read both texts as a class. Highlight key parts. Discuss together. What have we learned? What do we want know more about? It is worth asking the students to write down any questions they have about the texts and putting them on display. Day 2 (30 mins) – Literal sheet Day 3 (30 mins) – Inference sheet (or meaning sheet if you prefer) Day 4 (30 mins) – Meaning sheet (or inference sheet if you prefer) Day 5 (45 mins) – Summary sheet and looking back at questions from the start of the week. This is the second in a series of Paired text resources looking at the seven continents of the world. Keep an eye on my store. Differentiation: All questions are the same, which should make marking easier! However, the texts differ, with asterisks in the bottom right corner indicating the reading level.
Richardtownend1978
World Cup 2018 activity pack

World Cup 2018 activity pack

Six worksheets with answer sheets: Scrambled names of the 32 countries Wordsearch in the shape of a ball. Complete the puzzle, then find 6 non-participating countries. Match flags to the countries (2 worksheets) - Internet research? Putting the countries into regional groups - atlas work? World Cup quiz
PaMarn
Earthquake Case Studies

Earthquake Case Studies

Range of Case Studies from LEDCs and MEDCs Full of Facts, Causes, Impacts and Responses! Can be used for short, long and essay questions! Great for Teachers and Students!
emilywiggins_2310
OUTSTANDING TRF Debate lesson- 'Should we contact the last remaining tribes on Earth?'

OUTSTANDING TRF Debate lesson- 'Should we contact the last remaining tribes on Earth?'

This lesson is always enjoyable as the students are fascinated by the content and are always up for debating each other! Depending on the group, this usually involves 1 prep lesson, with lots of videos (links in the ppt) and discussion and then the debate lesson 2- which I usually finish the biosphere/TRF topic with. Works really well if you choose the mediators/judges based on their personalties and abilities and ask senior staff to join you for it and be a part of one of the teams/judges. This lesson works for various ages as the question is very open to their own views and your role is to facilitate their ideas. Enjoy & please review if you download :)
sheppard2011
Christchurch New Zealand Earthquake 2011 Case Study

Christchurch New Zealand Earthquake 2011 Case Study

A Level Geography lesson on the 2011 Christchurch New Zealand Earthquake. Features a starter, key questions and a worksheet to accompany note taking. The worksheet has a section allowing comparison with the 2010 Haiti earthquake but this could be removed or adapted. Includes detail on: The causes of the earthquake Why people live in Christchurch The nature of the earthquake The impacts of the earthquake Managing the earthquake Designed for OCR A Level Geography but could easily be adapted for other specifications or GCSE lessons.
josephg89
OCEAN PLASTIC- 3 whole lessons with IT based pairs activity- fully scaffolded & engaging!

OCEAN PLASTIC- 3 whole lessons with IT based pairs activity- fully scaffolded & engaging!

This resource could be used as part of an Environmental Issues SoW. The aims are to reduce the amount of plastic used in your school through the class creating persuasive adverts encouraging their peers to buy reusable bottles. Each lesson uses a variety of learning techniques based on enquiry and all video links are in the notes section of each slide. I will then display the students work around the school and see if it has any impact! Water consumption is incredibly important for concentration and should be encouraged within the school environment. These lessons could also be used to create cross curricular links in DT and Art and potentially provide the design for school merchandise! Please review if you download! Enjoy :)
sheppard2011
HOLIDAY BUNDLE!

HOLIDAY BUNDLE!

THIS BUNDLE INCLUDES: Holiday and transport pictures Holiday jobs Types of holidays and what to take on holiday Weather and Holidays UOW Questions to ask a pilot Draw a car, cruise ship, train and aeroplane Camping pictures
Lresources4teachers
Holidays and Packing a suitcase

Holidays and Packing a suitcase

A great worksheet for teaching different TYPES of holidays. Once the children have matched the correct type of holiday to the correct heading, they must decide which items to pack in their suitcase. E.g, what type of clothes would be needed for a skiing holiday? Ideal for KS1 or KS2 Size: A3 Word and PDF formats attached so fully editable.
Lresources4teachers
6 KS2 CLASS ASSEMBLIES

6 KS2 CLASS ASSEMBLIES

6 GREAT KS2 CLASS ASSEMBLIES! ALL TRIED AND TESTED … INCLUDING: DILEMMAS THE PLAGUE + GREAT FIRE IRON MAN TEETH AND HEALTHY EATING 7 CONTINENTS FANTASTIC MR FOX
Lresources4teachers
World Cup 2018 - Country Fact files

World Cup 2018 - Country Fact files

Powerpoint of all the countries attending the 2018 World Cup in Russia. It has the countries name and flag for all the 32 countries. It also includes these facts: Continent,Population, Total land area, Capital city, Languages spoken, World Cups qualified, World Cups won, ‘Did you know…?’ There is also a ‘Player to watch’ based on the BBC’s report of the 2018 World Cup review. This includes information about and individual I will be using this as a ‘Country of the Day’ in the build up to the World Cup.
mrpbwilliams
Intro to COASTS- Ideal for assessing independent learning ability. Diverse and lengthy tasks!

Intro to COASTS- Ideal for assessing independent learning ability. Diverse and lengthy tasks!

I created this for my students as a more engaging alternative to textbook activities. It introduces the coast, key vocab, types of waves, true/false quiz, and discusses pebble vs sans beaches using beaches in the UK. The tasks are extremely diverse and tackle a range of geography skills. Every task is differentiated with a challenge task and examples. Should be printed on A3 in colour and given 1 per pair. Will take at least one full hour, if not two! The second worksheet is matched to the video which is about the South Australian coastline and contains a series of questions matched to the video and the tasks slowly get more difficult, ending with a persuasive exercise about species management. -FULL LESSON Please review if you download!
sheppard2011
Geography KS2 - Global Learning Template

Geography KS2 - Global Learning Template

This template I have used in class so that you can create a display of children’s work which contains all the basic information of a country of their choice - capital city, currency, flag, map with their own creativity by finding an interesting fact about the country. This is editable in Powerpoint
Wallystheman
Random Geography Facts Display

Random Geography Facts Display

Random facts about our world that are displayed on my classroom wall to inspire pupils. I have them laminated and backed on different coloured paper and added a title “Did you know…” I frequently refer to them in lessons, for example when discussing the deepest hole ever dug, or the distance from Land’s End to John O Groats.
awoods24
OCR A 9-1 GCSE Geography: Knowledge Organisers

OCR A 9-1 GCSE Geography: Knowledge Organisers

Here are six knowledge organisers for OCR A 9-1 GCSE Geography. These sheets compress the modules down into manageable sections without losing the necessary detail to obtain the top marks in higher tariff questions.
adamac1
OCR A 9-1 GCSE Geography: Environmental Threats to Our Planet Revision Sheets/Knowledge Organiser

OCR A 9-1 GCSE Geography: Environmental Threats to Our Planet Revision Sheets/Knowledge Organiser

Here are a series of six revision sheets to help students revise and retain information for the OCR A 9-1 GCSE Geography paper 2 module 3 environmental threats to our planet. These sheets summarise the whole of the module- without losing the necessary detail. Included: The Quaternary period Evidence for climate change and advantages/disadvantages Human/natural causes of climate change Potential causes of climate change: extreme weather and sea level rise Global circulation of the atmosphere El Nino/La Nina Tropical storms, formation and distribution Causes of droughts/location Extreme weather case study caused by El Nino- The Big Dry, Australia
adamac1