Geography skills teaching resources: Urban and rural areas

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Brazil Full SoW

Brazil Full SoW

I've written this for KS3 EBD boys. There are links on the lesson plans to websites. It is a full scheme of work with attached power points, worksheets and activities.

By asadler79

KS3 Geography Homework Booklets

KS3 Geography Homework Booklets

This is a collection of homework booklets designed for KS3 Geography students. There are a range of topics included in this bundle. Each homework booklet is full of tasks and activities designed to consolidate classroom learning. This is ready-to-go homework that is extremely easy to set for the teacher! ENJOY!

By dunnsean

KS3 Crime Homework Booklet

KS3 Crime Homework Booklet

Homework booklet designed for KS3 Geography. This is for a Crime topic. It has been fully prepared with independent study tasks for students to complete at home to consolidate their classroom learning. The only change you will need to make is the department logo on the front cover.

By dunnsean

KS Population Homework Booklet

KS Population Homework Booklet

Homework booklet designed for KS3 Geography. This is for a Population topic. It has been fully prepared with independent study tasks for students to complete at home to consolidate their classroom learning. The only change you will need to make is the department logo on the front cover.

By dunnsean

KS3 Settlement Homework Booklet

KS3 Settlement Homework Booklet

Homework booklet designed for KS3 Geography. This is for a Settlement topic. It has been fully prepared with independent study tasks for students to complete at home to consolidate their classroom learning. The only change you will need to make is the department logo on the front cover.

By dunnsean

(New AQA) Keswick Fieldwork Booklet and Powerpoint

(New AQA) Keswick Fieldwork Booklet and Powerpoint

Student lesson and fieldwork booklet for Keswick. This is a great way to introduce students to urban challenges and fieldwork skills showing how the area has changed. This could also be adapted for other urban/rural places. This can also be used to compare a near place to a far away place.

By Emsie125

Edexcel Settlement Revision Lesson

Edexcel Settlement Revision Lesson

Settlement revision lesson covering all topics students need to revise, along with an a3 revision sheet that students can complete during the revision lesson. Case studies include; Cairo - reasons for rapid growth Cairo - effects of rapid growth

By Emsie125

The City

The City

3 x lessons for the OCR GCSE module Urban World.For more resources visit thisisgeography.co.ukFull module available for £10

By thisisgeography

UK's Population

UK's Population

3 part lesson series for the OCR module the UK in the 21st century. This is the second section of the UK in the 21st century prescribed module that also includes geography of the UK, UK influence and the UK's economy. 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 and lesson aim. Extension tasks also included. All PowerPoints in the same signature style. For more resources visit thisisgeography.co.ukLesson sequence:1 - The UK's changing population 2 - The UK's ageing population3 - London's booming populationFull module available for £10

By thisisgeography

The Urban World

The Urban World

1 x lesson to introduce the Edexcel GCSE module Urban World. For more resources visit thisisgeography.co.ukFull module available for £10

By thisisgeography

Urban Economies

Urban Economies

3 x lessons for the Edexcel GCSE module Urban World. For more resources visit thisisgeography.co.ukFull module available for £10

By thisisgeography

Land Use of Cities

Land Use of Cities

1 x lesson for the Edexcel GCSE module Urban World exploring the Burgess and Hoyt model. For more resources visit thisisgeography.co.ukFull module available for £10

By thisisgeography

Mumbai - A Megacity

Mumbai - A Megacity

3 x lessons for the Edexcel GCSE module Urban World to explore Mumbai. For more resources visit thisisgeography.co.ukFull module available for £10

By thisisgeography

Sustainable Mumbai

Sustainable Mumbai

3 x lessons for the Edexcel GCSE module Urban World to explore sustainability in Mumbai. For more resources visit thisisgeography.co.ukFull module available for £10

By thisisgeography

Character of Place Revision Lesson (Changing Places)

Character of Place Revision Lesson (Changing Places)

Designed for the AQA AS/A Level Changing Places topic.Revision lesson on the Character of Place (Clone Towns, Homogenisation, Glocalisation, Localisation, Anti-Globalisation). Included is a presentation version, and a student version for handouts.

By Geog2014

Local & Distant Place Case Studies (Changing Places)

Local & Distant Place Case Studies (Changing Places)

Workbook and data sheets for the Local (Wembley) and Distant (Port Talbot) Case Study as part of the Changing Places topic. Can be adapted to any specification and area case studies.Included is a booklet with 19 categories to guide student research on the two areas, history of the two areas, and four spreadsheets of census data.Students develop data interpretation, analysis and research skills in the completion of this study pack. This study pack then forms the backbone of the Local and Distant Case Studies.

By Geog2014

Crime SoW

Crime SoW

Here is an entire Scheme / Unit of work for a Crime topic in Geography. This was delivered to Year 9 KS3. Some resources have been adapted from various powerpoints. All resources have been attached. There are a variety of activities included in this SoW (DME, rankings, Diamond 9, sorting tasks, colour coding, discussions). I would really appreciate any feedback. No lesson plans are attached but it should be quite straight forward.The SoW covers:1) What is crime?2) What are the causes of crime?3) Crime in the local area (can be adapted for your school)4) Crime in your school (can be adapted for your school)5) Child murderers (DME about James Bulger)6) The impacts of terrorism (9/11 case study)7) 9/11 response debate (preparation 1 lesson, debate 1 lesson)8) Debate9) Watch Stacey Dooley: Cocaine Capital of the World10) Newspaper report about the impacts of the cocaine tradeEnjoy!!!!

By dunnsean

WJEC B GCSE Geography Topic Revision Bundle

WJEC B GCSE Geography Topic Revision Bundle

Close to exams? Need innovative revision material for WJEC B Geography? Look no further!! At a reduced price of 50% to aid you with student revision, why not invest? It includes a GCSE revision attendance card, exam masterclass lessons, 8 mark case study practice, topical revision and my Case Study Booklet 2017. See example below!

By GJDavis27

NEW OCR B Urban Futures Birmingham Bundle

NEW OCR B Urban Futures Birmingham Bundle

New bundle includes the introduction lesson to Birmingham using map work, the 8 different sides of Birmingham whereby students create presentations and a lesson on peer presentations. I have also include examples of students work. All lessons have exam questions relating to Birmingham, including 4, 6 and 8 mark answers WITH ANSWERS. The last lesson is a topic test on the AC case study with MARCH SCHEME. Worth a buy to consolidate learning on one of the NEW OCR B case studies. Please see an example of one of the lessons below.

By GJDavis27

The ULTIMATE WJEC B Revision Bundle

The ULTIMATE WJEC B Revision Bundle

Close to exams? Need innovative revision material for WJEC B Geography? Look no further!! At a reduced price of 50% to aid you with student revision, why not invest? It includes a GCSE revision attendance card, exam masterclass lessons, 8 mark case study practice, topical revision and my Case Study Booklet 2017. See example below!

By GJDavis27

SDME 2017 revision guide Population and Settlement OCR B

SDME 2017 revision guide Population and Settlement OCR B

This is a 13 page booklet which I made to prepare my year 11s for this year's Sustainable Decision-making Exam (SDME). Our students do very well in this exam each year. I am HoD in a top state school. I get between 55-75% A-A* each year, depending on students I have of course!It includesTips and advice for how to do wellAll past question styles for all papersCommand wordsTips for developing a point with examplesHow to do well in the 16 mark essay including a very handy acronym for them to rememberExamples of past questions and markschemes for Pop and Settlement Examples of student papers we called back A full mark example of an essay and finally... a checklist.I print this in pale yellow as a booklet - they're very grateful! We go through it individually and as a class and then practice past papers using what the tips they have just learnt. I give them a paper to complete as a pair or three too afterwards which works really well.

By amyjayne888

Zombies Invade the US- Learn Geography Through Disaster Planning

Zombies Invade the US- Learn Geography Through Disaster Planning

Zombie virus has been reported in Kazakhstan! Your students will be given a fictitious FEMA memo to read. It details the beginnings of a contagion that has the ability to destroy the populations world wide.Your students, acting as FEMA teams will have to study the national resources to develop a cohesive class plan for evacuation, housing refugees and procuring supplies. The project has the possibility to be as detailed or in depth as you want it to be.This unit is in two parts. The secondary is written for 8th grade, the elementary focuses on 5th grade standards. The biggest benefit of having both is it gives you so many different ways to differentiate for your students. This is a 3 week project that includes the BIE format for project based learning. Students will start with their hook- reading the memo and learning about Kazakhstan’s. Connecting the themes in the memo to the five themes of geography. The hook includes:*FEMA memo*Kazakhstan map*Introductory Vocabulary activity with word wall with three sets of task cards, to go back to vocabulary for reinforcement.*Answer Keys, and Sped/ELL hints and modificationsIn the main project students split into interest based teams to research and plan for their big final presentation. Included for the project are:*All 7 teams is given a researched fact and scenario sheet with different presentation expectations, and questions they need to answer and research.*There is a detailed process for the teams to set up their own norms.*There are two different self, team and class assessment sheets along with 3 check points that can be used as quizzes or part of the overall grade.*There is a detailed 15 day suggested calendar to walk the teacher through the process with the daily lesson follow that day.*As the students are working it is suggested that you have daily class meetings for each of these meetings there is an "updated" scenario that explains how the contagion is continuing to spread.*Several mini-lessons are provided to ensure students are learning the information on your standards and completing their "Need to Knows"If you enjoy my lesson please follow my store, to receive updates when I post new products. And if you would be so kind, please leave me a comment. Thanks, Ms.Furnas

By msfurnas

A Contrasting UK Locality - Surveying Great Missenden High Street using Google Street View

A Contrasting UK Locality - Surveying Great Missenden High Street using Google Street View

This resource is part of a KS2 Geography unit designed for teaching about a contrasting UK locality. It uses Great Missenden in Buckinghamshire as a case study.In this lesson, children are introduced to the geographical surveying technique of the high street survey. The presentation outlines the RICEPOTS system for categorising land use. It includes many photos of real world examples to aid understanding.In the activity, children are challenged to use Google Street View to work out the names of businesses and land use on Great Missenden High Street. It is differentiated three ways. In an extension, children are encouraged to survey more of Great Missenden High Street by themselves.If you like this resource, please review it! If you have any suggestions or feedback, contact me at eddiebray@yahoo.co.uk.

By eddiebray