Places Unit of work 7 lessons including test

Places Unit of work 7 lessons including test

This unit of work has been written for the start of Year 7, but could be used within any of KS3 or even adapted to Year 6. It starts off with what a place is and describing where we live in the world. It then uses local fieldwork to investigate places and moves on to improving knowledge of the UK, Europe and the World. You will need to adapt the fieldwork lessons slightly due to the local surroundings to your school, but this will only involve a localised google map and a couple of images. There is a test at the end of the unit.
sykesm2
Celebrations Planning

Celebrations Planning

8 Weeks of planning around the topic of celebrations. Focuses on Diwali, Bonfire Night and Christmas. Covers R.E, History, D.T, and Geography. Most suitable for year 1 and year 2.
kennykoalabear
Kenny Koala's Trip to Peru

Kenny Koala's Trip to Peru

A Powerpoint and postcard template with a story of Kenny Koala’s trip to Peru. Used as end of term unit for year 1 class to learn about South America.
kennykoalabear
Amazing Amazon Project - Design a dream trip to the amazon.

Amazing Amazon Project - Design a dream trip to the amazon.

A fantastic resource to combine Maths, English and Geography in an all in one ready to go project. Children have to plan their dream holiday to the Amazon. They have to research costings including flights, plan excursions, write hotel reviews, create animal fact files and complete maps of South America. A real time saver covering many KS2 objectives.
MissRstevens
World Cup Football Collaborative Co-operative Learning Geography Activity

World Cup Football Collaborative Co-operative Learning Geography Activity

This is a fun collaborative and co-operative learning activity for World Cup geography skills to help children discover facts about countries, team emblems,capital cities and famous landmarks. It helps children look at physical geography and is entirely editable, to replace with whichever teams/information you wish to focus on. All pictures are from royalty free clipart. There is also an extension activity idea. It is aimed at KS1 and KS2 (it can be simplified or added to to makes it more difficult/easy). I will be using it as part of my end of term activities. The instructions are in the file.
lb1982
Geography 2018 World Cup Factfile

Geography 2018 World Cup Factfile

**Geography 2018 World Cup Factfile ** Designed for use with a Year 8 class but it would be suitable for any key stage 3 class. Instructions for teachers: Book the computer room or use atlases and phones for research in the classroom Cut out the flags on slide 3 and get students to pick like a sweepstake Pick students to present their factfiles the following lesson
ergf92
World Cup Bundle

World Cup Bundle

This bundle includes everything you need to teach about the topic of the World Cup and football. Perfect for covering all areas of the world from introducing the teams for a project to discussing honesty in football. Included in this pack: Presentations for each lesson, with interactive activities and links to videos. Worksheets for different lessons and accompanying activities. Lesson idea sheet with a range of lesson ideas based around the World Cup.
HollywoodR95
Spanish-Speaking Countries

Spanish-Speaking Countries

This bundle includes printable handouts for each Spanish-speaking country. For each country, your student will read a brief overview of that country (location, capital, flag), write the capital next to the star on the map, color the flag and small map of the country and surrounding areas, and use the map and compass to answer questions. Handouts for countries include: Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Spain, Uruguay and Venezuela. Also included is a handout of a Spanish Pronunciation Quick Guide with 5 words and pictures in Spanish to practice. For use with Interactive Notebooks: After completing the handout for each Spanish-speaking country, your student will cut out the map and flag and paste into the notebook under the topic of Spanish-Speaking Countries. Under the map and flag, your students can write a summary in their own words of what they now know about that country. --For the Spanish Pronunciation Guide, cut out the guide and paste it into the notebook under the topic of Spanish Language. Then cut out each picture and paste it into the book and write the word in Spanish along with the correct pronunciation of each word.
tspeelman
Central America - Countries and Capitals - Printable Handout

Central America - Countries and Capitals - Printable Handout

Teach your students the countries of Central America with this printable handout (2 worksheets plus answer key). Students will read a brief overview of Central America, write the capital next to the star of each country, write NORTH AMERICA on the upper left side of the map and SOUTH AMERICA on the lower right, color the map, then answer the questions that follow. Colored pencils and a pen or pencil are needed for this activity. No other prep needed. This printable handout can be used after the handouts of each individual country of Central America are complete (Belize, Guatemala, Honduras, El Salvador, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, Panama) or on its own. Thank you for using my printable handouts in your classroom! I hope you find them useful. Reviews are welcome and very much appreciated.
tspeelman
The Rainforest - Pointless Game!

The Rainforest - Pointless Game!

Based on the popular game show ‘Pointless,’ this resource is perfect for use as a whole lesson resource, enrichment option, or revision tool. Editable, so that you can change to any other topic or change questions. (I’ve also added a blank template so that you can make your own games from scratch). Containing 25 slides of sound clips, engaging visuals, and suitably challenging questions, this resource is effective at both promoting engagement and enhancing learning. There are several full rounds of questions to build or revisit knowledge of The Rainforest. Round 1. Countries with Rainforests Round 2. Birds of the Rainforest Round 3. Name the Rainforest! Round 4. Anagrams Round - (Layers of the Rainforest) Round 5. Mammals of the Rainforest The nature of this game ensures that the resource can challenge students of all levels. A blank template has also been added, so that you can create your own games!
TandLGuru
World Cup 2018 - Countries

World Cup 2018 - Countries

Contains a Powerpoint for introducing the topic of the World Cup. Looks at all 32 teams participating and gives some basic information about the country and the team. At the end it leads to the children choosing a team and creating a small report or project based around that team to know more about it. Provides children with the sub-headings they should use to guide them.
HollywoodR95
MACHU PICCHU ~ 50 Pictures Say It All > 7th World Wonder: A Powerpoint ONLY!

MACHU PICCHU ~ 50 Pictures Say It All > 7th World Wonder: A Powerpoint ONLY!

Machu Picchu is one of the 7 wonders of the ancient world. Come see why as you take a walk inside 50 breathtaking photos. Traditional panoramic views are back dropped by photos of the stone masonry and architecture. Peek through floral and fauna to see the ruins of yesteryear. Take a full 360 degree look around to see other aspects of this Inca icon. This is a POWERPOINT picture book - as the slide show says: 50 pictures say it all . . . and so it is > pictures only.
PattyAnnsPetProject
World Cup 2018 activity pack

World Cup 2018 activity pack

Six worksheets with answer sheets: Scrambled names of the 32 countries Wordsearch in the shape of a ball. Complete the puzzle, then find 6 non-participating countries. Match flags to the countries (2 worksheets) - Internet research? Putting the countries into regional groups - atlas work? World Cup quiz
PaMarn
Caribbean Territories Flag Quiz - Geography & Tutor Activity - Wolsey Academy

Caribbean Territories Flag Quiz - Geography & Tutor Activity - Wolsey Academy

Get your day off to a great start with a settled tutor session or a fun class reward activity. Also included is a bonus literacy question and an extension task that sees the pupils’ write a paragraph on the topic! Ideal for quick History lesson recaps as well. 17 Caribbean Territory flags. Hope it helps. Part of a range of tutor activities found at www.wolseyacademy.com Have you tried one of Wolsey Academy’s Learning Worlds yet? Our Learning Worlds make for engaging homework and class tasks. Pupils take on the role of a protagonist and relive key historical or fictional events. From 1066 to the modern day. From Shakespeare to Orwell. We’re making Learning Worlds to cover them all - and plenty more besides. Told in a format pupils love they complete the tasks at home and come to class equipped with a completed taskbook – ready to delve deeper into the analysis and debate. Contact us at: www.wolseyacademy.com thomas@wolseyacademy.com @wolseyacademy
WolseyAcademy
Caribbean Nations Flag Quiz - Geography & Tutor Activity - Wolsey Academy

Caribbean Nations Flag Quiz - Geography & Tutor Activity - Wolsey Academy

Get your day off to a great start with a settled tutor session or a fun class reward activity. Also included is a bonus literacy question and an extension task that sees the pupils’ write a paragraph on the topic! Ideal for quick History lesson recaps as well. 13 Caribbean country flags. Hope it helps. Part of a range of tutor activities found at www.wolseyacademy.com Have you tried one of Wolsey Academy’s Learning Worlds yet? Our Learning Worlds make for engaging homework and class tasks. Pupils take on the role of a protagonist and relive key historical or fictional events. From 1066 to the modern day. From Shakespeare to Orwell. We’re making Learning Worlds to cover them all - and plenty more besides. Told in a format pupils love they complete the tasks at home and come to class equipped with a completed taskbook – ready to delve deeper into the analysis and debate. Contact us at: www.wolseyacademy.com thomas@wolseyacademy.com @wolseyacademy
WolseyAcademy
Americas Flag Quiz - Geography & Tutor Activity - Wolsey Academy

Americas Flag Quiz - Geography & Tutor Activity - Wolsey Academy

Get your day off to a great start with a settled tutor session or a fun class reward activity. Also included is a bonus literacy question and an extension task that sees the pupils’ write a paragraph on the topic! Ideal for quick History lesson recaps as well. 22 country flags from North, Central and South America. Hope it helps. Part of a range of tutor activities found at www.wolseyacademy.com Have you tried one of Wolsey Academy’s Learning Worlds yet? Our Learning Worlds make for engaging homework and class tasks. Pupils take on the role of a protagonist and relive key historical or fictional events. From 1066 to the modern day. From Shakespeare to Orwell. We’re making Learning Worlds to cover them all - and plenty more besides. Told in a format pupils love they complete the tasks at home and come to class equipped with a completed taskbook – ready to delve deeper into the analysis and debate. Contact us at: www.wolseyacademy.com thomas@wolseyacademy.com @wolseyacademy
WolseyAcademy
OUTSTANDING TRF Debate lesson- 'Should we contact the last remaining tribes on Earth?'

OUTSTANDING TRF Debate lesson- 'Should we contact the last remaining tribes on Earth?'

This lesson is always enjoyable as the students are fascinated by the content and are always up for debating each other! Depending on the group, this usually involves 1 prep lesson, with lots of videos (links in the ppt) and discussion and then the debate lesson 2- which I usually finish the biosphere/TRF topic with. Works really well if you choose the mediators/judges based on their personalties and abilities and ask senior staff to join you for it and be a part of one of the teams/judges. This lesson works for various ages as the question is very open to their own views and your role is to facilitate their ideas. Enjoy & please review if you download :)
sheppard2011
OCEAN PLASTIC- 3 whole lessons with IT based pairs activity- fully scaffolded & engaging!

OCEAN PLASTIC- 3 whole lessons with IT based pairs activity- fully scaffolded & engaging!

This resource could be used as part of an Environmental Issues SoW. The aims are to reduce the amount of plastic used in your school through the class creating persuasive adverts encouraging their peers to buy reusable bottles. Each lesson uses a variety of learning techniques based on enquiry and all video links are in the notes section of each slide. I will then display the students work around the school and see if it has any impact! Water consumption is incredibly important for concentration and should be encouraged within the school environment. These lessons could also be used to create cross curricular links in DT and Art and potentially provide the design for school merchandise! Please review if you download! Enjoy :)
sheppard2011
HOLIDAY BUNDLE!

HOLIDAY BUNDLE!

THIS BUNDLE INCLUDES: Holiday and transport pictures Holiday jobs Types of holidays and what to take on holiday Weather and Holidays UOW Questions to ask a pilot Draw a car, cruise ship, train and aeroplane Camping pictures
Lresources4teachers
Geography - 5 Years of Teaching (IGCSE)

Geography - 5 Years of Teaching (IGCSE)

This bundle contains 310 lessons and is suitable for teaching the whole of KS3 Geography and the 1-9 IGCSE. Recommended sequence: Year 7 Map Skills Rainforests Settlement Rivers UK, Weather and Climate Year 8 Coasts Extreme Environments Tourism Fragile Environments Year 9 The Gambia: Learning Through Enquiry Development Gap Energy Population Year 10 Theme 1 Theme 2 Year 11 Theme 3 For more resources visit This is Geography. Full SoW for all new GCSE specifications - AQA, Edexcel, OCR, CIE IGCSE, Edexcel IGCSE and Eduqas. As well as over 200 lessons for KS3 and KS2. Want something bespoke designing? Email us for further details info@thisisgeography.co.uk
thisisgeography
Geography - 5 Years of Teaching (OCR)

Geography - 5 Years of Teaching (OCR)

This bundle contains 324 lessons and is suitable for teaching the whole of KS3 Geography and the OCR 1-9 GCSE. Recommended sequence: Year 7 Map Skills Rainforests Settlement Rivers UK, Weather and Climate Year 8 Coasts Extreme Environments Tourism Fragile Environments Year 9 The Gambia: Learning Through Enquiry Development Gap Energy Population UK in the 21st Century Year 10 Global Hazards Distinctive Landscapes Urban Futures Year 11 Changing Climate Sustaining Ecosystems Dynamic Development For more resources visit This is Geography. Full SoW for all new GCSE specifications - AQA, Edexcel, OCR, CIE IGCSE, Edexcel IGCSE and Eduqas. As well as over 200 lessons for KS3 and KS2. Want something bespoke designing? Email us for further details info@thisisgeography.co.uk
thisisgeography
Holidays and Packing a suitcase

Holidays and Packing a suitcase

A great worksheet for teaching different TYPES of holidays. Once the children have matched the correct type of holiday to the correct heading, they must decide which items to pack in their suitcase. E.g, what type of clothes would be needed for a skiing holiday? Ideal for KS1 or KS2 Size: A3 Word and PDF formats attached so fully editable.
Lresources4teachers
6 KS2 CLASS ASSEMBLIES

6 KS2 CLASS ASSEMBLIES

6 GREAT KS2 CLASS ASSEMBLIES! ALL TRIED AND TESTED … INCLUDING: DILEMMAS THE PLAGUE + GREAT FIRE IRON MAN TEETH AND HEALTHY EATING 7 CONTINENTS FANTASTIC MR FOX
Lresources4teachers
South America Word Search Puzzle

South America Word Search Puzzle

Find each country of South America (and two dependent territories) in the Word Search Puzzle. They can be found forward or backward. Then write the remaining letters on the lines below for two facts about South America. Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Guyana, Paraguay, Peru, Suriname, Uruguay, Venezuela, and dependent territories French Guiana and Falkland Islands. Remaining letters will spell out: The largest country in South America is Brazil. The smallest country in South America is Suriname. 1 printable handout plus answer key. Thank you!!
tspeelman
World Cup 2018 - Country Fact files

World Cup 2018 - Country Fact files

Powerpoint of all the countries attending the 2018 World Cup in Russia. It has the countries name and flag for all the 32 countries. It also includes these facts: Continent,Population, Total land area, Capital city, Languages spoken, World Cups qualified, World Cups won, ‘Did you know…?’ There is also a ‘Player to watch’ based on the BBC’s report of the 2018 World Cup review. This includes information about and individual I will be using this as a ‘Country of the Day’ in the build up to the World Cup.
mrpbwilliams
World Music

World Music

This is a 6 week topic aimed at KS1 and KS2 to teach them about different music traditions from around the world. Throughout this topic, pupils will be given the opportunity to explore music from different countries and cultures around the globe, including: West Africa, Australia, Poland, Ireland, Jamaica and Native America. Each week will focus on a different country. The focus of each lesson will be to learn where the country is on the map, listen to an example of traditional music from that that country and learn a song/game/dance that is culturally relevant. Pupils will be given the opportunity to develop their listening and singing skills (Links to curriculum can be found at the bottom). By the end of the topic pupils should have a better understanding of different styles and genres of music and where they came from as well as developing their understanding of the role of music in different cultures and societies. Perfect for linking to Geogrpahy and History! Links to curriculum/Possible assessment opportunities: Use the voice expressively and creatively by singing songs and speaking chants and rhymes Play tuned and untuned instruments musically Listen with concentration and understanding to a range of high-quality live and recorded music Experiment with, create, select and combine sounds using the inter-related dimensions of music Please note: I have used the Font AR CHRISTY so it may look different when downloaded!
iamsomewhere
Geography KS2 - Global Learning Template

Geography KS2 - Global Learning Template

This template I have used in class so that you can create a display of children’s work which contains all the basic information of a country of their choice - capital city, currency, flag, map with their own creativity by finding an interesting fact about the country. This is editable in Powerpoint
Wallystheman
Random Geography Facts Display

Random Geography Facts Display

Random facts about our world that are displayed on my classroom wall to inspire pupils. I have them laminated and backed on different coloured paper and added a title “Did you know…” I frequently refer to them in lessons, for example when discussing the deepest hole ever dug, or the distance from Land’s End to John O Groats.
awoods24
Cultures Bundle

Cultures Bundle

This bundle includes resources for students to learn about the cultures of Brazil, China and England and to be able to compare them
WillsonEducation
How can the Favelas be improved? Trumps Game - Teach Me Geography - Zip File Version (Cards Only)

How can the Favelas be improved? Trumps Game - Teach Me Geography - Zip File Version (Cards Only)

Aim: This is a fun and competitive TRUMPS GAME that explores issues relating to improving living conditions in favela areas of Brazil, helping students to focus on a variety of social, economic and environmental challenges that rapid urbanisation and migration has brought to the poorest areas of the city. Although this resource is based within the slum or shanty settlements of Brazil, the content within it is just as applicable to any poorer urban area of low income countries. Learning Objectives: To research what life is like for people who live in the favelas of Brazil. To analyse a range of different ways that favelas can be improved to make them better for everyone. To evaluate what is the best way to improve living standards in poorer urban areas of low income countries. This resource includes: A full set of 20 beautifully designed, full colour .png gamecards, 1 full colour “Rules” card, 1 full colour “Things to Consider” teaching ideas card and 1 stylish, full colour gamecard “back”, in a ZIP FILE format ready to be printed out and used straight away or saved to your computer to be used however you see fit! All of our resources have been tried and tested by teachers in a variety of classroom environments - they have also been regularly rated as Outstanding by Ofsted and other review bodies. And remember, it is always better to Like, Share and Review!
mwmonk
How can the Favelas be improved? Trumps Game - Teach Me Geography

How can the Favelas be improved? Trumps Game - Teach Me Geography

Aim: This is a fun and competitive TRUMPS GAME that explores issues relating to improving living conditions in favela areas of Brazil, helping students to focus on a variety of social, economic and environmental challenges that rapid urbanisation and migration has brought to the poorest areas of the city. Although this resource is based within the slum or shanty settlements of Brazil, the content within it is just as applicable to any poorer urban area of low income countries. Learning Objectives: To research what life is like for people who live in the favelas of Brazil. To analyse a range of different ways that favelas can be improved to make them better for everyone. To evaluate what is the best way to improve living standards in poorer urban areas of low income countries. This resource includes: A set of 20 beautifully designed, full colour .pdf gamecards, ready to be printed out back-to-back and used straight away. A set of 7 3x3 full-colour .pdf gamecards, ready to be printed out single sided and used straight away. A beautifully designed, full colour .pdf worksheet to be used to collect information and analyse information about improving living standards in the favela both during and after play. A full colour .pdf rules and teaching ideas sheet to be displayed on a screen during the lesson, or printed out and used with the playing groups. All of our resources have been tried and tested by teachers in a variety of classroom environments - they have also been regularly rated as Outstanding by Ofsted and other review bodies. And remember, it is always better to Like, Share and Review!
mwmonk
MACHU PICCHU -INCA RUINS IN THE HIGH ANDES OF PERU - WORLD HERITAGE  SITE PART 1

MACHU PICCHU -INCA RUINS IN THE HIGH ANDES OF PERU - WORLD HERITAGE SITE PART 1

This location creates and promotes student interest. Machu Picchu is a unique place with a unique history. This standalone unit cuts across curriculum disciplines of environment, location, geography and history. It can extend knowledge of South America. The addition of fill-in worksheets in colour and/or black and white give you the opportunity to use this material in flexible ways. It can be used as a screen presentation promoting observation and in class discussion. It can be used as a combination screen and individual student activity using the three black and white or colour fill-in handout pages. In terms of curriculum this unit will expand global locational knowledge. It is part of a series that will explore locations with World Heritage listing - some well known and some less known. Students having an interest in discoveries and scientific archaeology will find this location appealing. Machu Picchu is a significant World Heritage site. It is also included on many lists as one of the Seven Wonders of the Modern World. Take your students into the thin air of the Andes and visit these Inca ruins. Be prepared to be impressed.
KPolkinghorne
Colombia Map and Flag - Fill in the blanks

Colombia Map and Flag - Fill in the blanks

This printable handout of 2 pages (plus answer key) includes a map and flag of Colombia. Your students will fill in the blanks for each Colombia and surrounding countries (Venezuela, Brazil, Peru, Ecuador, and Panama) and the Atlantic and Pacific Ocean, write Bogotá next to the star on the map to show the capital of Colombia, color the flag and map, and then use the map and compass to answer 7 questions.
tspeelman
World Traveler Social Studies & Math Research Project Continents Elapsed Time

World Traveler Social Studies & Math Research Project Continents Elapsed Time

This is a research-based learning project that integrates social studies, math, and writing. To complete this project, students will go on a world tour of six different countries around the world. Through their travels, they will learn the location of these countries along with important facts. To get to each destination, students must use their budgeted money to buy plane tickets. They will use subtraction to calculate how much money they have left after each purchase and determine the length of each flight (elapsed time). They will also mark each location on a world map and label the continents. After traveling to all six destinations, students will use 3-digit addition to calculate the total money spent. They will also write a descriptive paragraph about a landmark of their choice and an opinion paragraph about the location they would like to visit again. Includes: ✓ Teacher instructions ✓ World map in color and black/white ✓ 12-page passport booklet ✓ Customs stamps for each country ✓ Boarding passes/airline tickets ✓ Travel book to hold tickets and stamps ✓ Answer keys The passport book is where students will record their work. They will research each location to complete its page in the passport. They will find the country, continent, capital city, official language, currency, climate, and important landmark. Kid-safe website suggestions for conducting research are included. The first page of the passport is the travel budget. Students will use this page to keep track of their tickets and calculate how much money they have left after each purchase. The last three pages of the passport include a landmark matching activity, a page with addition, subtraction, and elapsed time questions, and the descriptive and opinion writing activities. The countries students will visit include: • Australia • Brazil • China • Egypt • Germany • Russia
FishyTeacher
Layers of Inference Framework Template_Margaret Roberts 2013 Chapter 17

Layers of Inference Framework Template_Margaret Roberts 2013 Chapter 17

In Chapter 17 of Margaret Roberts book: “Geography Through Enquiry” she talks about the Layers of Inference Framework. This is a power point template for doing that activity. You can add a picture on each page. The template and questions are set in slide master. To change these go to View/Master/SlideMaster The idea is to drop in pictures on a topic and the students pass them around the classroom and comment on each layer and may answer the questions others have written or disagree with them, but it is a live document to kick start a topic. I have used it with satirical cartoons about Russia as well as nutrient cycles and webs so it can work in many ways.
isabel_wood88
Ecuador - Printable handout - fill in the blanks and color the map

Ecuador - Printable handout - fill in the blanks and color the map

This printable handout includes a map of Ecuador and surrounding countries. Directions: Write ‘Quito’ next to the star on the map to show the capital of Ecuador. Fill in the blanks on the map for each country (Ecuador, Peru, Colombia, Pacific Ocean). Color the map. Then using your map and compass, answer 4 questions on page 2. Crayons or colored pencils are needed for this activity. No other prep needed.
tspeelman