Drought - Cause and effect (Complete lesson)

This lesson looks at the drought in Cape Town, South Africa in February 2018. It comes complete with PowerPoint, worksheets, teacher notes and pupil self-assessment.

  • The pupils first look at some background information on the drought in Cape Town, South Africa.
  • They then discuss what they think the effects of a drought might be.
  • They then conduct online research into more facts, causes and effects. supported with a worksheet to record learning on.
  • The pupils then record their learning in the form of an essay with clear, structured help given as to what they should include in each paragraph of their essay.
  • There is a self-assessment task which the pupils complete at the end of the essay writing stage.
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  • drought-essay-(2018).pdf
  • Droughts---Cause-and-effect-(2018---jpeg).pptx
  • success-criteria---drought-cause-and-effects-(2018).pdf

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Created: Feb 14, 2018

Updated: Nov 4, 2018


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