This is an GCSE level lesson on the UK’s landscapes and the factors that influenced their formation. It is suitable for all specification but was prepared with the Edexcel B specs in mind. Key facts about the lesson are:
The content covered by the lesson are; Identification of upland and lowland areas in the UK. Characteristics of the three types of rocks. Explanation of the formation of the three types of rock. Distribution of rock types in the UK. Relationship between rock type and uplands/lowlands in the UK. The role of geology, tectonics and glaciation in shaping the UK’s landscapes.
Learning resources used in the lesson are; Quiz, images, written task, map task, analysis tasks, and an exam focus question. Answers are included for the quiz for the purpose of self assessment.
What do you get in the package: The lesson is planned in detail and most of the resources for teaching the lesson are included in the ppt; starter, learning activities with resources, clear outline of learning tasks and a plenary. However, students will need to use their text book for rock type activity. This won’t be a problem though as the information is covered in all GCSE textbooks on the new specifications. Now just download and teach!