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Around the world trivia cards

Around the world trivia cards

As part of my topic "Around the world in 80 days", I have created a set of trivia cards which encompass all the continents. The children can use a globe or atlas to answer the trivia questions.

By leprechaun1992

Lesson 2: Challenging perceptions of Africa - KS3 Geography Africa Unit 2017

Lesson 2: Challenging perceptions of Africa - KS3 Geography Africa Unit 2017

1. Pre-starter task “How many legs does the elephant have?” followed by “What can you see?” 2. Begin discussion that not everything is quite as we see it – link to perceptions of Africa. 3. Pupils write down three words on three post-its associated with Africa. This will be used towards the end of the lesson to reflect on. 4. Discuss the actual size of Africa – bring in idea of Mercator maps and size disparities of continents. 5. Mental images task – pupils look at the images and complete their work sheet. 6. Define stereotype – follow up with the infographics of Africa to further challenge the stereotypes. 7. Pupils rewrite three words on another set of posts it notes – has these words changed from their original ones? Why? If it hasn’t, why not? 8. Africa Quiz – to complete individually. H/W for MAS – Extended writing task. Describe how perceptions and images of Africa can be misleading. Please review :)

By Geo_Marz

Lesson 1: Where is Africa - KS3 Geography Africa Unit 2017

Lesson 1: Where is Africa - KS3 Geography Africa Unit 2017

1. Two-minute thinking followed by discussion of the difference between a country and continent. 2. Once definition is secure, pupils label the seven continents. 3. Whole class discussion describing the location of Africa, try to illicit key terms. 4. This is followed by pupils writing a description of the location of Africa. Peer asses. 5. Present data on the continents population and land mass and discuss with class any comparisons that can be made. 6. This is followed by pupils completing the true/false statements based on the data. 7. Using an atlas, pupils try to determine the African countries using the clues. 8. Extension activity: pupils plot a graph comparing population by continents. Homework: pupils try to learn as many of the African countries and their capital cities as well as their flags for a quiz following lesson. Includes differentiated worksheets for Lower Ability Students.

By Geo_Marz

Resource Reliance

Resource Reliance

14 part lesson series for the whole of the GCSE module Resource Reliance. This is the complete module - global resources, Tanzania and sustainability. Specifically designed for the new OCR Geography GCSE but also suitable for Edexcel and AQA. All lesson are for 50 minutes to 1 hour of teaching time. Includes supporting worksheets for lessons - no additional resources are required. All lessons have a starter, lesson aim, tasks and extensions. All PowerPoints in the same signature style. For more resources visit thisisgeography.co.uk Lesson sequence: 1 - Resources 2 - Farming and fishing 3 - Fossil fuels 4 - Providing enough water 5 - Food security 6 - Measuring food security 7 - Two visions of the future 8 - Food security in Tanzania 9 - Goat aid in Tanzania 10 - Tanzania's at attempt to grow wheat 11 - Tanzania's current food security bid 12 - Sustainable food production 13 - Managing food supply 14 - Small scale food production Also includes DIRT mat, peer assessment mat, student assessment mat, speak like a geographer and country classification grid. More GCSE and KS3 resources available including OCR modules Global Hazards, Sustaining Ecosystems, Distinctive Landscapes, Urban Futures, Dynamic Development and the UK in the 21st Century.

By thisisgeography

Developing Global Thinkers An IB PYP Inquiry into Flags of the World

Developing Global Thinkers An IB PYP Inquiry into Flags of the World

Global Thinkers are internationally minded. They are knowledgeable about the world that they live in. They ask questions about the world. They are knowledgeable about different cultures and their traditions.. They are open-minded to the differences in our world. This inquiry based activity was designed for 3rd-6th grades to learn about the world through their flags, using the IB PYP Learner Profile and Key Concepts as the focus of thinking. USA &UK spelling. The activity takes the form of a Global Passport. The pages can be mixed and matched and created into a booklet. Easy to differentiate. As the flags are introduced to the children, they will complete the pages of the passport, developing their research skills and knowledge of the countries in question. This can be completed over the course of the school year as flags are introduced, as a collaborative group/partner activity within another unit of inquiry, independent homework assignment or a geography and mapping activity. The options are endless. Included: 10 mix and match, print and go pages Front and back cover for the Global Passport Log for recording countries explored. Certificate of completion for Global Thinkers A whole class activity for international mindedness Selection of 36 world flags to use as reference slides or for cutting and gluing into the passport. Teacher instructions and student’s examples. You can find many more inquiry based ideas and resources on my blog and in my store. Enjoy! Susan Powers www.PYPteachingtools.com

By susanpowers09

Ancient Benin Study: Write an Information Text about Poaching

Ancient Benin Study: Write an Information Text about Poaching

This resource is designed for children to investigate Ancient Benin and learn about African elephant hunting. Children will use their new knowledge about Ancient Benin and its hunting of elephants and learn about how the global ivory trade changed the hunting of elephants from subsistence to poaching for its tusks. Children will then write an information text about poaching and different initiatives aiming to end the practice. Resources are structured around the 2017 Interim Teaching Framework for end of Key Stage 2 Expectations (Focus on Years 5 and 6 from the curriculum objectives as well). The pack includes differentiated sheets should they be used in lower Key Stage 2 or for children less able in reading and writing. What's Included: - Curriculum Links - Handouts **Link also included to digital file for editing and sharing on learning platforms such as Google Classroom and Seesaw.

By erinbrasington

Geography KS3 Programme of Study (Full SoW and Resources)

Geography KS3 Programme of Study (Full SoW and Resources)

Every resource needed for a KS3 Programme of Study! This bundle includes over 200 lessons!! Everything is fully planned and resourced and ready to use! I have spent a lot of time planning these lessons and welcome feedback. No need for textbooks! Enjoy!

By dunnsean

Depleting Resources

Depleting Resources

Full unit of work for Depleting Resources. This unit of 14 lessons explores the human use of resources including food and energy whilst exploring significant imbalances in the world. All lesson are suitable for 50 minutes to 1 hour of teaching time. Includes supporting worksheets for lessons - no additional resources are required. Most suitable for KS3, and perfect for preparing pupils for the new 1-9 GCSE modules. All lessons have a starter and lesson aim. All PowerPoints in the same signature style. For more resources visit thisisgeography.co.uk Lesson sequence: 1 - How are the world's resources distributed? 2 - Why is farming and fishing changing? 3 - What are fossil fuels? 4 - Can we provide enough water for the UK? 5 - What are the challenges of feeding the UK's population? 6 - What is food insecurity? 7 - Could we run out of resources? 8 - What resources issues face Tanzania? 9 - Can we change Tanzania with goat aid? 10 - How successful is Tanzania's bid to grow wheat? 11 - What is the shape of Tanzania's current food security bid? 12 - What is sustainable food production? 13 - How can we manage our food supply? 14 - What is the Indus Basin Irrigation System?

By thisisgeography

KS3 Geography: general knowledge quiz

KS3 Geography: general knowledge quiz

A PowerPoint quiz of 40 geography general knowledge questions - followed by the answers - for self/peer assessment. Used as an end-of-term activity, topics include: Round 1: What is the key word being described? Round 2: Which country is in the image? Round 3: Name the country from its outline Round 4: Name the geographic feature Round 5: Name the geographic feature: dingbat edition Round 6: Name the country: dingbat edition Round 7: Name the continent (beware: you may have to turn your head a little!) Round 8: Which country is this national dress from? Score sheet attached at bottom of PPT, and separately. Answers also attached in a MS Word doc. See my TES shop for all other resources.

By Leah_McFarlane

Classifying and Using Resources

Classifying and Using Resources

A lesson designed for KS4 following the EdExcel 1-9 GCSE within the Resource Management topic. This lesson focusses on classifying different resources, why our need for resources is growing and how exploitation of resources is changing environments in different locations around the world. This package includes a PowerPoint presentation, worksheet activities and success criteria to track progress through out the lesson as well as setting strengths and areas for improvement

By cbutcher07