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Leah Smith's Geography Shop

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Fully-qualified, graded outstanding teacher currently teaching KS3, KS4 and KS5 Geography in Madrid, Spain.

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Fully-qualified, graded outstanding teacher currently teaching KS3, KS4 and KS5 Geography in Madrid, Spain.
KS3 Geography: Geological time periods
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KS3 Geography: Geological time periods

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Lesson 2 of 3 on formation of the Earth and Geological time periods. Each pair of students focuses on a different particular period of time (e.g. Cambrian) and then shares their findings with the class; they then collate each other's information to create a Geological time scale. Lesson PPT contains:Do now taskStarter taskLink to Youtube clipWriting taskAcrostic plenary I have also attached a second PPT with all relevant worksheets and handouts for students. Other lessons: Lesson 1: Introduction to the formation of Earth and Geological time periods Lesson 3: The spread of Homo Sapiens Also see My TES shop for all other resources.
Year 7 Geography, Weather. Lesson 1: Introduction to weather
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Year 7 Geography, Weather. Lesson 1: Introduction to weather

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**Save £12 on buying lessons individually with my Year 7 Geography Weather bundle. Includes: All 7 PPT lessons, worksheets, scheme of work, 20-question weather quiz, and 10-question 50-mark end-of-module assessment** Full lesson (no printing needed) introducing students to different types of weather and how people are affected by them. Containing:Do now taskStarter taskLink to relevant clipVocabulary listWriting taskDiscussion taskPlenary Homework task (students write their own weather forecast) Also see: Lesson 2: Measuring the weather Lesson 3: The water cycle Lesson 4: Causes of rain Lesson 5: Weather hazards Lesson 6: Severity of weather hazards Lesson 7: Clouds Scheme of work: Weather SoW 20-question quiz: Weather quiz 50-mark assessment: Weather assessment My TES shop for all other resources.
KS3 Geography: Coastal conflict lesson - Holderness.
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KS3 Geography: Coastal conflict lesson - Holderness.

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Lesson involves students being given stakeholder groups and filling in a conflict matrix to show the conflicting views and priorities within the Holderness case study. Containing:7 stakeholder information sheets, including local residents, politicians etcDo now taskStarter taskGroup discussion taskConflict matrixWriting task (with writing frame)Plenary Designed to engage active learners in group work and discussion. This was taught after a decision-making exercise about the management of the coastline. Could link to KS4 coasts / crowded coasts topics. Also see: My TES shop for all other resources.
KS3 Geography, map skills. Whole lesson: contour lines, with lesson plan (graded outstanding)
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KS3 Geography, map skills. Whole lesson: contour lines, with lesson plan (graded outstanding)

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An observed lesson - graded outstanding - taught as part of a map skills scheme of learning. Well-differentiated and resourced lesson that encourages students to understand the concept of contour lines and height on a map. Containing:Detailed lesson planDo now taskStarter task (paper-layering activity, with printable individual layers)Key termsDrawing a 'cross-section' activity (well-scaffolded and differentiated)Simple map with key and easy-to-read contour lines (printable map provided)Differentiated map exercises (answers provided for peer or self assessment)Plenary task. Also see: My TES shop for all other resources.
KS3 Geography: Weather quiz
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KS3 Geography: Weather quiz

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A PowerPoint quiz of 20 questions about the weather - followed by the answers - for students to self-assess their knowledge. Answers also attached in a MS Word doc. **Used after teaching my Geography Weather bundle to my Year 7s.** Save £12 when you buy the bundle, or buy lessons / resources individually: Lesson 1: Introduction to weather Lesson 2: Measuring the weather Lesson 3: The water cycle Lesson 4: Causes of rain Lesson 5: Weather hazards Lesson 6: Severity of weather hazards Lesson 7: Clouds Scheme of work: Weather SoW 50-mark assessment: Weather assessment My TES shop for all other resources.
KS3 Geography: general knowledge quiz
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KS3 Geography: general knowledge quiz

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A PowerPoint quiz of 40 geography general knowledge questions - followed by the answers - for self/peer assessment. Used as an end-of-term activity, topics include: Round 1: What is the key word being described? Round 2: Which country is in the image? Round 3: Name the country from its outline Round 4: Name the geographic feature Round 5: Name the geographic feature: dingbat edition Round 6: Name the country: dingbat edition Round 7: Name the continent (beware: you may have to turn your head a little!) Round 8: Which country is this national dress from? Score sheet attached at bottom of PPT, and separately. Answers also attached in a MS Word doc. See my TES shop for all other resources.
KS3 Geography: Introduction to the formation of Earth and Geological time periods
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KS3 Geography: Introduction to the formation of Earth and Geological time periods

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Lesson 1 of 3 introducing Geological time periods topic. Students discuss the formation of Earth, watch a video compressing the planet's history into a single year, and use handout (attached separately) to create their own Earth calendar / flow diagram. PPT contains:Do now taskStarter taskLink to Youtube clipThinking questionsWriting taskPlenary Other lessons: Lesson 2: Geological time periods Lesson 3: The spread of Homo Sapiens Also see My TES shop for all other resources.
Year 7 Geography: Weather bundle (lessons, worksheets, scheme of work, quiz, assessment)
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Year 7 Geography: Weather bundle (lessons, worksheets, scheme of work, quiz, assessment)

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Geography weather bundle taught to my Year 7s. Includes seven PPT lessons, worksheets, scheme of work, 20-question quiz (with answers), and a 10-question 50-mark assessment. Buying the bundle saves £12 on buying items individually: Lesson 1: Introduction to weather Lesson 2: Measuring the weather Lesson 3: The water cycle Lesson 4: Causes of rain Lesson 5: Weather hazards Lesson 6: Severity of weather hazards Lesson 7: Clouds Scheme of work: Weather SoW 20-question quiz: Weather quiz 50-mark assessment: Weather assessment Also see my TES shop for all other resources.
KS3 / KS4 Geography: Climate change impacts in Bangladesh (mystery lesson)
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KS3 / KS4 Geography: Climate change impacts in Bangladesh (mystery lesson)

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Lesson involves students watching a clip about climate change impacts in Bangladesh and then focussing on Nurel - the rice farmer - and how he is adapting to climate change. Students do this by completing a card sort and answering GCSE-style questions. Containing:Do now taskStarter taskCard sort activityLink to clip (plus corresponding work sheet)Mini plenaryDifferentiated GCSE-style questionsHelp sheet, with key terms and answer structure for questionsPlenary Could link to KS4 climate change topics and fragile environments. Also see: My TES shop for all other resources.
Year 7 Geography, Weather. Lesson 4: Causes of rain
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Year 7 Geography, Weather. Lesson 4: Causes of rain

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**Save £12 on buying lessons individually with my Year 7 Geography Weather bundle. Includes: All 7 PPT lessons, worksheets, scheme of work, 20-question weather quiz, and 10-question 50-mark end-of-module assessment** Graded outstanding lesson which reinforces the water cycle and teaches students about the causes of rain through a mixture of writing tasks, role play, and diagrams. Also includes writing help sheet and differentiated diagram filling-in task (attached). Containing:Do now taskStarter taskRole play taskWriting task (with writing help sheet)Printable differentiated diagramsPlenary Also see: Lesson 1: Introduction to weather Lesson 2: Measuring the weather Lesson 3: The water cycle Lesson 5: Weather hazards Lesson 6: Severity of weather hazards Lesson 7: Clouds Scheme of work: Weather SoW 20-question quiz: Weather quiz 50-mark assessment: Weather assessment My TES shop for all other resources.
Year 7 Geography: Weather, scheme of work (SoW)
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Year 7 Geography: Weather, scheme of work (SoW)

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Scheme of work to go with my Year 7 Geography weather bundle. Save £12 when you buy the bundle, or buy lessons / resources individually: Lesson 1: Introduction to weather Lesson 2: Measuring the weather Lesson 3: The water cycle Lesson 4: Causes of rain Lesson 5: Weather hazards Lesson 6: Severity of weather hazards Lesson 7: Clouds 20-question quiz: Weather quiz 50-mark assessment: Weather assessment See my TES shop for all other resources.
KS3 Geography: Rain shadow in Australia lesson, with lesson plan (graded outstanding)
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KS3 Geography: Rain shadow in Australia lesson, with lesson plan (graded outstanding)

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An observed lesson - graded outstanding - taught as part of an Australia scheme of work. Well-differentiated and resourced lesson, that encourages students to write scientifically. Containing:Detailed lesson planDo now taskStarter taskLink to relevant YouTube clipDifferentiated diagram worksheetsExam question, with key words and 3 model answersPeer assessment with example WWWs and EBIsPlenary task / 'headbands' game Could also link to weather processes topics. Also see: My TES shop for all other resources.
Year 9 / KS4 Geography, essay assessment sheet. Topic: development.
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Year 9 / KS4 Geography, essay assessment sheet. Topic: development.

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Essay guidance sheet for 12-mark question: Explain why some countries are more developed than others. Containing: Command word helpKey terms/wordsWriting frame with sentence startersSelf/peer assessmentTeacher assessmentMark schemeGeography writing rules Plus, essay information and explanation sheet containing relevant physical, human, economic, and social factors for use in essay. Would link to KS3 topic development, and KS4 topic development dilemmas. Also see: My TES shop for all other resources.
Year 7/8 KS3 Geography, essay assessment sheet. Topic: climate change.
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Year 7/8 KS3 Geography, essay assessment sheet. Topic: climate change.

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Essay guidance sheet for 12-mark question: Evaluate the statement: "The effects of climate change will be globally fair". Containing:Command word helpKey terms/wordsWriting frameSelf/peer assessmentReflection boxTeacher assessmentMark schemeGeography writing rules. Assessment used at end of climate change module. Case studies taught were Bangladesh and the UK. Also see: My TES shop for all other resources.
Year 7 Geography, Weather. Lesson 3: The water cycle
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Year 7 Geography, Weather. Lesson 3: The water cycle

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**Save £12 on buying lessons individually with my Year 7 Geography Weather bundle. Includes: All 7 PPT lessons, worksheets, scheme of work, 20-question weather quiz, and 10-question 50-mark end-of-module assessment** Lesson introduces students to the water cycle through a mixture of written tasks and diagrams. Containing:Do now taskStarter taskLink to relevant clipWriting task (with writing help sheet)Printable diagramsKey termsPeer assessment opportunityPlenary Also see: Lesson 1: Introduction to weather Lesson 2: Measuring the weather Lesson 4: Causes of rain Lesson 5: Weather hazards Lesson 6: Severity of weather hazards Lesson 7: Clouds Scheme of work: Weather SoW 20-question quiz: Weather quiz 50-mark assessment: Weather assessment My TES shop for all other resources.
KS3 Geography: The spread of Homo Sapiens
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KS3 Geography: The spread of Homo Sapiens

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Lesson 3 of 3 on formation of the Earth and Geological time periods. Students discuss the spread of Homo Sapiens across the planet, the best traits for adaptation, and factors affecting their survival. PPT contains:Do now taskStarter taskLink to Youtube clipDiscussion questionsWriting task (with sentence starters)Plenary Other lessons: Lesson 1: Introduction to the formation of Earth and Geological time periods Lesson 2: Geological time periods Also see My TES shop for all other resources.
Year 9 / KS4 Geography, essay assessment sheet. Topic: Volcanoes / volcanic impacts.
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Year 9 / KS4 Geography, essay assessment sheet. Topic: Volcanoes / volcanic impacts.

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Essay guidance sheet for 12-mark question: Compare the impacts of volcanic eruptions in the developing and developed world. Created to fit the case studies of Montserrat and Mount St. Helens, but easily adaptable for others. Containing:Command word helpKey terms/wordsWriting frame with sentence startersTeacher assessmentMark schemeGeography writing rules Would link to KS4 restless Earth, hazards, and tectonics. Also see: My TES shop for all other resources.
KS3 Geography: Tectonics / Volcanoes / Earthquakes: Convection currents - Lesson 1
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KS3 Geography: Tectonics / Volcanoes / Earthquakes: Convection currents - Lesson 1

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Introduction to the causes of tectonic shift. Lesson requires students to act out a tectonic movement in groups, complete a word fill, and then write in detail about the causes of tectonic shift. Containing:Do now taskStarter taskWord-fill taskGroup activityWriting taskPlenary quiz Could link to tectonics, volcanoes, earthquakes, Earth science, rock cycle, and restless Earth. Also see: Lesson 2: Different plate boundaries My TES shop for all other resources.