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Italy: The Eruption of Mount Vesuvius

Italy: The Eruption of Mount Vesuvius

Lesson Objectives: Prior Knowledge: Using photographic evidence and knowledge about an exploding world L/O 1: What do we know about volcanoes? L/O 2: Where in the world is Pompeii? L/O 3: Improving our descriptive language CHALLENGE: Describe the Pompeii eruption using 5 descriptive terms.

By tiddtalk

Geographical Writing

Geographical Writing

This lesson helps to teach the pupils how to write using geographical terminology. A well planned and well paced lesson,

By laumorrow

What is geography?

What is geography?

An interesting and well resourced lesson to introduce students to geography and bring it to life. An enjoyable and well paced lesson that builds on pupils prior knowledge. It includes homework tasks.

By laumorrow

Asking Geographical Questions

Asking Geographical Questions

A well resourced lesson that gets students thinking about how to ask geographical questions to help them to explore the environment around them (and prepare them for GCSEs) A good fun lesson.

By laumorrow

Year 7 2017 SOW Spring Term Africa 5) Colonisation of Africa (2) [SEN and High ability] WITH ANSWERS

Year 7 2017 SOW Spring Term Africa 5) Colonisation of Africa (2) [SEN and High ability] WITH ANSWERS

The lesson has a work booklet and introduces students into the historical past of the colonisation of Africa. It has source work and questions from a video link- seen opposite is the ANSWERS. #CHANGE FOR AN OFSTED INSPECTION- RATED OUTSTANDING! The lesson starts with a political cartoon and key questions to discuss in pairs. The starter is GeoSingStar whereby students create a poem, rap or song on 6 facts about Africa- this uses the new edition of the Geog.1 textbook or the pages of the Longmans School Atlas. The mini-plenary can be a task before the starter whereby students work independently to discover facts on Africa using the two textbooks cited. They then use this as a think-pair-share task. This will help with the factual knowledge for the GeoSingStar the following lesson. The main activity is a video link with questions for the scramble for Africa. The challenge task is analysis of political cartoons. Both activities has a mark scheme. The main activity uses the pages of the Geog.1 textbook to create a story board on the colonisation of Africa (the video link can be also be used). This works on the 'because' technique (SEE LEARNING WALL RESOURCES). The development is anagrams with an extension task, which is followed by hot potato.

By GJDavis27

Year 7 2017 SOW Spring Term Africa 6) Populations of Africa [SEN and High ability] WITH ANSWERS

Year 7 2017 SOW Spring Term Africa 6) Populations of Africa [SEN and High ability] WITH ANSWERS

This lesson centres around population and population densities of Africa. Each question within the PowerPoint has ANSWERS and relates to the NEW Geog.1 textbook at KS3. The lessons begins with a simple label of the flora and fauna in the African picture on the IWB. The second settler is filling in the LO with the Bloom's Taxonomy circle. Students are able to take ownership over their learning and this is underpinned in the activities across the lesson. The starter is GeoVision from the previous lesson [Please see 5) Colonisation of Africa]. The students perform a rap, poem or song relating to the Africa. I used buzzers and a Britain's Got Talent or EuroVision scoring system. The main looks at the questions in the textbook on population and population density. I have also placed in challenge tasks for the more able. These all have ANSWERS. The development is different shoes where students place themselves in the position of a new migrant to the Lagos slum. They write their thoughts in a speech bubble and this leads to a debate. The final plenary is puzzler and I use a giant puzzle bought for a £5 at Mother Care. The pieces are hid around the room and the class has to work as a team to assemble the puzzle before the final countdown (I give 10 minutes).

By GJDavis27

Map Skills: Contours

Map Skills: Contours

Fun and engaging lesson focusing on how height is shown on map. Focuses mainly on contours however there is a mix and match sheet included which could be used as a plenary if desired. Students build there own contour mountain in pairs. Cardboard and coloured card is needed.

By Katie_Maria

Biodiversity Under Threat: What are the threats to Mangroves?

Biodiversity Under Threat: What are the threats to Mangroves?

Lesson Objective: Prior Knowledge: The world’s wide ranging variety of biomes and biodiversity. L/O 1: Where are mangroves found in the world? L/O 2: Why are mangroves important/special? L/O 2: What are the main threats to mangroves? CHALLENGE: A’ Level Q: ‘Assess the relative importance of global and local threats on one named global ecosystem’

By tiddtalk

GCSE 9-1 AQA : The formation of cliffs, wave cut platforms, arches and stacks.

GCSE 9-1 AQA : The formation of cliffs, wave cut platforms, arches and stacks.

Differentiated worksheets that provide a model answers for students to explain the formation of cliffs and wave cut platforms and the formation of a stack. Written for the new 9-1 AQA Syllabus and they make use of the new mark scheme. Includes: 1. Formation of caves , arches and stacks (L4) 2. Formation of caves, arches and stacks (5+) 3. Answer sheet for the above. 4. Formation of a wave cut platform (L4) 5. Formation of a wave cut platform (L4) 6. Answer sheet for wave cut platforms.

By tosh740

Rainforest Adaptations

Rainforest Adaptations

Lesson Objective: Prior Knowledge: What do they know about the Rainforest? L/O 1: How have humans and animals adapted to the Rainforest? L/O 2: Designing and explaining an animal to live in the Rainforest? CHALLENGE: GCSE Question. Explain how animals have adapted to the Tropical Rainforest.

By tiddtalk