Urban issues and challenges - Mumbai (social opportunities - water supply and energy)

Urban issues and challenges - Mumbai (social opportunities - water supply and energy)

A fully resourced and differentiated case study lesson teaching students about the social opportunities (water supply and energy) in Mumbai – linking the content to the characteristics of Mumbai, and the wider processes of rural-urban migration.

Whole lesson > Photo analysis > Discussion prompts > Key ideas > Storyboard activities > Photo analysis – progress check > Exam style questions > Class discussion > Learning evaluation > Summary activity > Homework > Lesson plan > Teacher notes > Fully resourced > Visually attractive and ready to teach!

The main aim is…
To explore how Mumbai offers social opportunities in the form of a water supply and energy provision

Key ideas and content…
There is a safe and reliable water supply in Mumbai (although it isn’t perfect)
There is a reliable energy supply in Mumbai
Water and energy improve quality of life
Access to water and energy is significantly better in Mumbai than in surrounding rural areas
Social opportunities drive rural-urban migration

To differentiate…
Discussion activities can be paired / completed as groups
Storyboard activities could be paired work
The card sort could be done together as a class
Peer assess / improve any of the activities
Model the ‘energy’ storyboard on the water format

To extend…
Higher ability students could write a letter / report about water and energy provision, instead of the storyboards.
Students could write a mark scheme for the exam style questions

To assess…
Use the exam style questions
Assess discussion prompts
The summary table could be an assessment opportunity


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Created: Jul 19, 2019

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