1. Resources Home
  2. High School
  3. Understanding the world
  4. Where we live
The UK Scheme of Work- KS3 Geography

The UK Scheme of Work- KS3 Geography

This bundle is for KS3 Geography focusing on the UK as a case study. This two-term topic on the United Kingdom has 21 1 hour lessons as well as a end of unit test. The scheme of work is made for year 7 students but can be used for year 8. The bundles comes with PowerPoints all with differentiated learning objectives, starter and plenary activities as well as tasks and work sheets. Exam questions have been embedded to some lessons. All lessons are relevant, modern with brand-new resources that are fun and interactive for KS3 Geography. Also comes with scheme of work in detail with step by step instructions for each lesson.
Capell6
About the UK- KS3 Geography (L2-L3)

About the UK- KS3 Geography (L2-L3)

This PowerPoint is part of a bundle for a two-term topic on the United Kingdom. The scheme of work is made for year 7 students. The bundles comes with PowerPoints all with differentiated learning objectives, starter and plenary activities as well as tasks and work sheets. Exam questions have been embedded to some lessons. All lessons are relevant, modern with brand-new resources that are fun and interactive for KS3 Geography. This lesson is titled ‘Your Island Home’. Students are to use the Geog 1 textbooks on page 138 to plot the mountainous/high areas of the UK as well as major rivers. A table is given with all key places to include and maps include the outlines of rivers and mountains. Students also have a worksheet focusing on what makes the UK where students use map work to plot all countries, capitals, oceans/seas. A starter activity looking at 10 places around the UK and a twitter based plenary to finish.
Capell6
The UK Geography - Introduction (L1) KS3 Geography

The UK Geography - Introduction (L1) KS3 Geography

This PowerPoint is part of a bundle for a two-term topic on the United Kingdom. The scheme of work is made for year 7 students. The bundles comes with PowerPoints all with differentiated learning objectives, starter and plenary activities as well as tasks and work sheets. Exam questions have been embedded to some lessons. All lessons are relevant, modern with brand-new resources that are fun and interactive for KS3 Geography. This lesson is an introduction to the United Kingdom and looks at the geography of the UK, what stereotypes are and what it meand to be British. This lesson focuses on making a title page using a wordle about ‘what makes Britain great’. Can also be used for PSHE activities.
Capell6
How High?

How High?

This is a space-based KS2, KS3, GCSE matchup activity. Pupils consider and then rank relative altitudes of Earth features, satellites (natural & artificial) & stars. Pupils will match up and order the images, numbers and written information about each object. A good real life ordering task or use as a prompt to introduce scale and scale models. Includes plenty of information to inspire as well as aspects to prompt questions and thinking skills. As well as math and space science, can also be used as a literacy resource. Tried and tested in the classroom with various groups and ages (Yr5, Yr7, Yr8, Yr9 PGCE students). This download includes pdf files as well as the original powerpoint and word documents for easy editing.
grahamcolman
Parent Volunteers Request Letter Form

Parent Volunteers Request Letter Form

Looking for an easy way to get parents on board to lend a helping hand? Look no further with this simple and well-organized template that you can use in a variety of contexts. The top introduces the rationale for why their help is needed, the middle is a check box list of ways they are being requested for, and the bottom is a sign and return form. This is a great way to include key stakeholders in your classroom, whether it be reading to a small group, preparing crafts, talk about a career and so much more!
myeducationalhotspot
Backwards Life Planning Research Project

Backwards Life Planning Research Project

Aligned with Leader In Me's idea go beginning with the end in mind, this interactive and student-centered research projects, pushes students to think through some of the details of their next steps. Pushing students being just saying they want to be an NFL player or a police officer, this week long project pushes students through a variety of areas of research focusing on what they want to be when the grow up, where they want to go to college, the various expenses affiliated with living on your own in college, the expenses of living in a certain area, and then the necessary grades and other components that colleges look for. Using websites like glassdoor.com and various college websites will massively support students with this project. Hopefully their findings ground them in what their next steps look like and push them to apply math skills, research skills, reading skills, and ultimately help plan for their future!
myeducationalhotspot
American Flag Day Writing Activity

American Flag Day Writing Activity

Check out this great writing activity for Flag Day. Presented in eight short answer questions, this worksheet will probe student thinking and push them to reflect on what the flag is and why it is so important. Many of the questions provide creative questions such as why do places have flags or what are some patriotic songs and which is their favorite. This is a great way to allow students to think critically and reflect in a meaningful way!
myeducationalhotspot
Finding Melbourne - Episode 3 - 'Food Vibrations'

Finding Melbourne - Episode 3 - 'Food Vibrations'

The third instalment of the 'Finding Melbourne' series which illustrates the different cultures and their cuisine, all of which is available in Melbourne. The video introduces students to the concept of how differing cultures can live and thrive in close proximity by sharing their love of food. The students are also shown the famous Queen Victoria Market in the heart of the city, which only further promotes inclusion, which should promote debate. Suitable for all ages and ideal to complement work done within the classroom, freely accessible on either mobile device or PC.
absolutelytravulous
#1Lib1Ref - How to give Wikipedia a present for its birthday!

#1Lib1Ref - How to give Wikipedia a present for its birthday!

Wikipedia celebrates its 17th birthday on January 15th 2018. To mark the occasion, the Wikimedia Library is calling on educators, librarians and anyone who ever uses Wikipedia all around the world to add one reference to Wikipedia to backup a fact that needs it (marked with 'Citation Needed') between Jan 15th and Feb 3rd 2018. Because any citation to a reliable source is a benefit to Wikipedia readers worldwide. And it only takes a few minutes to share open knowledge. This video demonstrates where to find out about #1lib1ref, how to use the Citation Hunt tool to identify a random snippet on Wikipedia that needs a citation... and how to go about finding & adding a reliable source in order to change that citation needed to citation added! For more information on the #1lib1ref campaign please visit: https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/The_Wikipedia_Library/1Lib1Ref
ewanmcandrew
How easy is Wikipedia's new Visual Editor interface to use  - a 5 minute walkthrough

How easy is Wikipedia's new Visual Editor interface to use - a 5 minute walkthrough

Previously, to edit Wikipedia you needed to learn HTML markup. Wikipedia's new Visual Editor interface means editing Wikipedia is much more akin to Wordpress blogging or using Microsoft Word through its use of dropdown menus. This 5 minute walkthrough will show you the main formatting elements that go into constructing a Wikipedia page and how easy that has now become with the WYSIWYG (What You See Is What You Get) Visual Editor interface. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:VisualEditor/User_guide Have a go yourself with this short tutorial: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Special:MyPage/be_bold?tour=outreachbebold
ewanmcandrew