A plan and powerpoint resource for 6 Geography lessons on Yosemite National Park.
Designed for year 5 could easily be used in year 4 and 6.
Written activities include map work, descriptions, research, flow charts, diary entry, glossary, news report, story, persuasive letter, definitions, debates and planning a trip.
Each lesson has support activities and challenges.
Focused on learning objectives from the new curriculum:
Human and physical geography
- describe and understand key aspects of:
- physical geography, including: climate zones, biomes and vegetation belts, rivers
- mountain rangers
Understand latitude, longitude, Equator,
hemispheres, tropics, polar circles & time zones
Understand biomes, vegetation belts, land use,
economic activity, distribution of resources, etc.
describe and understand key aspects of human geography, including: types of settlement and land use, economic activity including trade links, and the distribution of natural resources including energy, food, minerals and water
understand geographical similarities and differences through the study of human and physical geography of a region of the United Kingdom, a region in a European country, and a region within North or South America.
Each lesson contains information, video links, differentiated activities and all of the relevant resources.