Urban issues and challenges - Mumbai (location and importance)

A fully resourced and differentiated case study lesson. Students will be able to describe the location of Mumbai, explain features of it’s regional, national and international importance, and then link these to rural-urban migration and international migration.

Whole lesson > Geographical language activity > Discussion prompts > Key ideas > Card sort / Venn diagram activity > Photo analysis > 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 apply knowledge of Mumbai as a case study of a city in a NEE.
To locate Mumbai using geographical language and explain features of it’s regional, national and international importance.
To link features of reginal, national and international importance together.
To explain how features of regional, national and international importance drive urbanisation in Mumbai.

Key ideas and content…
Mumbai is a city in a NEE (India), experiencing urbanisation.
Mumbai is important (regionally, nationally and internationally).
These features drive urbanisation.
Physical and human features drive urbanisation.

To differentiate…
Several activities have differentiated resources.
Provide support / model answers for the exam questions.
Photo analysis, Venn diagram and table activities could be undertaken in groups.

To extend…
Access to the internet would allow students to find out more specific facts.
Students could overlay key features of Mumbai onto a map of the city / region.

To assess…
Photo analysis
Explain and link column on the table
Group discussion
Exam style questions


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Created: Jun 20, 2019

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