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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.
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.
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: 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 7 Geography, Weather. Lesson 7: Clouds
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Year 7 Geography, Weather. Lesson 7: Clouds

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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** Students identify different types of clouds and create a ‘cloud-spotters’ guide. Containing:Do now taskStarter taskTemplate for cloud spotters guideVocabulary listWriting taskPlenary Also see: 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 Scheme of work: Weather SoW 20-question quiz: Weather quiz 50-mark assessment: Weather assessment My TES shop for all other resources.
KS3 / KS4 Geography: Greenhouse gases / causes of climate change lesson
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KS3 / KS4 Geography: Greenhouse gases / causes of climate change lesson

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Lesson involves students using information sheets to fill in a differentiated table, then picking the worst greenhouse gas and justifying their answer. Containing:Powerpoint: full lessonDifferentiated worksheetDo now taskStarter taskMain taskWriting taskFour information sheets on GHGsPlenary Could link to KS4 fragile environments, and changing climates. 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 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.
KS4 Geography: reducing pollution in cities. Case study: Mexico City. Edexcel B and IGCSE.
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KS4 Geography: reducing pollution in cities. Case study: Mexico City. Edexcel B and IGCSE.

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Lesson involves students role-playing that they are the mayor of Mexico City; looking at the pollution issues and potential solutions. Containing:Powerpoint: full lessonDouble sided differentiated worksheetsDo now taskStarter taskSorting / categorising activityLink to clipDifferentiated GCSE-style question; with model answer, mark scheme, and sentence startersPlenary Could link to KS4 challenges of an urban world; urbanisation; development. 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: 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.
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 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.
Year 9 PSHE: Careers / Options ICT lesson
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Year 9 PSHE: Careers / Options ICT lesson

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Simple PSHE lesson which requires students to complete a (supplied) worksheet and independent ICT task, which leads up to them participating in a jobs fair. Containing:Do now taskStarter taskIndependent ICT task (with worksheet) Could link to Year 9 options, careers knowledge, PSHE etc. Also see: My TES shop for all other resources.
KS3 Geography: Tectonics / Volcanoes / Earthquakes: Different plate boundaries - Lesson 2
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KS3 Geography: Tectonics / Volcanoes / Earthquakes: Different plate boundaries - Lesson 2

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Introduction to different plate boundaries (Collision; Conservative; Constructive; and Destructive). Lesson requires students to peer-teach these using the four information sheets provided. Containing:Do now taskStarter taskPeer-teaching activity (with supplied information sheets)Plenary quiz Could link to tectonics, volcanoes, earthquakes, Earth science, rock cycle, and restless Earth. Also see: Lesson 1: Convection currents My TES shop for all other resources.
Year 7 Geography: 50-mark weather module assessment
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Year 7 Geography: 50-mark weather module assessment

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10-question, 50-mark weather module assessment used after teaching 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 Scheme of work: Weather SoW 20-question quiz: Weather quiz See my TES shop for all other resources.