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What are map projections? A geography CLIL / ESL lesson plan

What are map projections? A geography CLIL / ESL lesson plan

Key information: • Teaching geography in English at A2 to B1 level • Two 45-minute lessons • Student’s handouts + Teacher’s notes • English language support for both teacher and students Rationale: In these lessons, learners compare map projections to see how their view of the world can change. Learners will develop their understanding of how representing the world as a map, and how representing a 3D object as a 2D object causes distortions. The lesson provides a meaningful context to use comparatives, modals for possibility and certainty, and expressions of opinion. Content objectives: To compare and evaluate different map projections. Language objectives: To use long and short adjectives to compare different elements in a map and draw conclusions; to use modals to express possibility (could, might) and certainty (must, can’t); to use expressions of opinion such as 'I think', 'I feel', 'I suppose'. These lessons have been designed to support teachers’ and learners’ use of English in the following contexts: • bilingual education • Content and Language Integrated Learning (CLIL) • English as a Medium of Instruction (EMI) • Content-Based Instruction (CBI) • English as a Second Language (ESL) • English as a Foreign Language (EFL).
CamEnglish
Year 3/4: Maths Co-ordinates Map Making Activity

Year 3/4: Maths Co-ordinates Map Making Activity

In this small resource pack, you will receive an A3 sheet on which the children must add their own pictures and drawings. There's a list of tasks down the right side, and the Learning Objective is clearly outlined at the top of the page. If you need anything else, don't hesitate to contact me directly and I can help you any way you need. Miss Austin
thingskeepchanging
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
Geographical Skills: Quadrants, Area Reference and Grid Reference

Geographical Skills: Quadrants, Area Reference and Grid Reference

Full Geographical Skills Wokbookelt This is a free sample chapter of the above geographical skills booklet. This chapter focuses on Quadrants, Area Reference and Grid Reference. It provides a detailed explanation on how to read and interpret topographic maps. There are also activities and questions included in this chapter that refers to sources and maps. (Only 1 page of these has been included for this free sample). The full Geographical Skills Booklet includes 133 pages and 25 chapters covering an extensive range of skills and activities. Use this link above or go to my SHOP to find this resource. Leave a review and choose any resource for FREE!
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Geographical Skills Workbooklet

Geographical Skills Workbooklet

Free Sample Chapter A complete and comprehensive 133-page workbooklet for an extensive range of geographical skills. Each skill has a detailed explanation and examples for students understanding and knowledge. There is also a large number of activities and questions for each skill which utilises the maps and sources included in the Appendix of the workbooklet. Detailed answers to these activities and questions are also included. There is 15 chapter as follows: 1. Latitude and longitude-degrees and minutes 2. Longitude and time zones 3. Climate Statistics and Graphs 4. Cold fronts and Warm fronts 5. Weather maps and satellite images 6. Quadrants, Area References & Grid Reference 7.Directions and Bearings 8. Legends, builts and biophysical features 9.Interpreting and determining scales 10.Distance and Time 11.Calculating areas 12. Calculating Densities 13. Contour and heights 14. Local Relief and differences in elevation 15.Gradients 16. Cross sections and Vertical Exaggeration 17. Transect 18. Pie Graphs 19. Proportional bar graphs 20.Calculating absolute and relative differences 21. Ternary graphs 22.Population Pyramids 23. Precis, Choropleth and Isoline Maps 24. Relationships on topographic maps 25. Hints This workbooklet is perfect for revision, independent learning or homework. Leave a review and choose any resource for FREE! Visit my SHOP for many more great resources: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/humanitiesbox
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Rivers of South America

Rivers of South America

A lesson focusing on the rivers of South America. Children to be introduced to some of the main rivers in S. America and then given a task to label some of the larger river with worksheet provided.
watson1991
National Day of the People's Republic of China - PowerPoint + 31 Ways To Use This Resource In Class

National Day of the People's Republic of China - PowerPoint + 31 Ways To Use This Resource In Class

You could look at it directly as a presentation and discuss the different materials being shown in each of the photos. I have added a second PowerPoint presentation which shows you how you could use this teaching resource in 31 different, fun ways in the classroom to make sure you get the most out of this teaching resource. I also create a Chinese Landscape Painting book for students. The basics are laid out to help them and then they can use water colours to complete the picture. You could print off and laminate the photos to make an interesting, eye-catching display about China. The students could also take the laminated photos and sort them into different Chinese activities. The photos could also be used as prompts for creative writing, factual writing or descriptive writing.
peterfogarty
London Underground Stops and Signs

London Underground Stops and Signs

This resource will end up as a collection of photos of London Underground stops and signs. 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
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Malaria and development - Kenya

Malaria and development - Kenya

This is a lesson about Malaria and zooms in to look at a village in Kenya. The students map where it is and look at the physical geography related to malaria. The students compare their living standards to the ones seen in the video and question why Malaria is such an issue there.
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