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Engaging, structured and differentiated resources and displays for teaching KS3, KS4 and KS5 geography (AQA specification).

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Engaging, structured and differentiated resources and displays for teaching KS3, KS4 and KS5 geography (AQA specification).
Plastics in the Ocean - Geography in the News - Interview Lesson
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Plastics in the Ocean - Geography in the News - Interview Lesson

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This complete lesson pack contains a detailed lesson plan, PowerPoint, A3 student worksheet, reading material, link to video clip from Blue Planet and photographs for analysis. The lesson title is ‘Blue Planet or Plastic Planet?’ The lesson was designed for a successful interview for the post of Teacher of Geography with them theme of ‘Geography in the news’. It uses the recent news of plastics in the oceans and the introduction of the ban of plastic straws in the UK as a theme. The lesson could be suitable for a similar interview, geography club or fun end of term lesson. It is designed as a standalone lesson and no additional resources are required. Students can complete all work on the colourful A3 sheets, therefore it is easy to demonstrate progress throughout the lesson. The lesson is also differentiated for lower and higher ability students. The lesson was designed for a year 9 geography class of mixed ability who have already begun their GCSEs. Therefore, it is suitable for both KS3 and KS4 students.
KS3 Weather and Climate Complete SOL and Resources
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KS3 Weather and Climate Complete SOL and Resources

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A full scheme of learning aimed at teaching KS3 students weather and climate, designed to prepare them for GCSE geography. Includes 7 fully differentiated lessons (including specially adapted resources for children with dyslexia). All lessons have ‘further thinking’ tasks designed to stretch and challenge higher ability and scaffolded worksheets for lower ability students. Also includes progress tracker for students to complete at the end of each lesson with new knowledge. Includes peer assessment mid-topic and end of topic assessment with mark scheme.
Rivers Knowledge Organiser Geography AQA GCSE
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Rivers Knowledge Organiser Geography AQA GCSE

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A comprehensive and colourful 2 page knowledge organiser for the AQA GCSE Geography topic of ‘River Landscapes in the UK.’ Designed to support students with their revision. Includes all elements of the specification, including two case studies which can be amended to suit your school’s. Case studies included: River Tees - river landforms Boscastle 2004 floods - flood management
Rivers Revision Pack - AQA GCSE Geography
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Rivers Revision Pack - AQA GCSE Geography

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High quality revision pack for the AQA GCSE Geography topic: ‘River Landascapes in the UK’ Includes: Colourful and comprehensive knowledge organiser Revision checklist linked to the specification Activity booklet linked to the CGP 9-1 AQA revision guide
Sustainable Development Goals Lesson
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Sustainable Development Goals Lesson

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Complete lesson with differentiated activities on introducing the sustainable development goals. Start with definition of sustainable development, then differentiated comprehension task on understanding why they were created and the difference between them and the millennium development goals. Main task focuses on students learning about all 17 SDGs. Creative homework task for students to promote the goals.
UK River Landscapes - Revision Activities AQA GCSE Geography
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UK River Landscapes - Revision Activities AQA GCSE Geography

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A range of revision activities designed to work alongside the CGP revision guide. Includes a revision clock to be completed at the beginning and then returned to at the end of the revision session (it is probably best printed in A3). The rest of the ppt can be printed as a booklet or separate sheets to aid Year 11 GCSE Geography revision. Includes simple tasks, bright colours and diagrams for ease of understanding. Includes River Tees as example of UK landforms and Boscastle flood management example - can be amended if necessary.
KS3 Air Pressure & Weather - Whole Lesson
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KS3 Air Pressure & Weather - Whole Lesson

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Whole lesson on ‘How does air pressure affect weather?’ for KS3 students. **Objectives: ** To understand how air pressure systems bring different types of weather. Outcomes: I can describe (AO1) the weather that a depression brings I can describe (AO1) the weather that an anti-cyclone brings I can compare (AO3) differences between these two pressure systems Includes: Starter, Success criteria, Main activity with information sheets and differentiated student worksheets (including one for lower ability and a second for dyslexic students), Challenge activities for higher ability students (called ‘Further Thinking’), Solo time (for students to apply new knowledge), Review and reflect plenary Download also includes full scheme of work for KS3 Weather and Climate topic.
UK Landscapes Mapping Lesson AQA GCSE Geography
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UK Landscapes Mapping Lesson AQA GCSE Geography

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An introductory lesson for GCSE AQA Geography students beginning the UK Physical Landscapes topic. Includes: PPT, worksheets, differentiation, stretch and challenge, links to specification, exam practice Specification point: The UK has a range of diverse landscapes - An overview of the location of major upland/lowland areas and river systems. This PowerPoint follows a complete lesson introducing students to the UK's major upland and lowland areas. Students must use an atlas to complete a checklist and plot the major rivers and upland areas on a map of the UK. There is a 'Further Thinking' activity to stretch higher ability students. The lesson finishes with two practice exam questions and has scaffolding support for lower ability students. NB: Lesson requires atlas’ for students.
Lesson Plan Plastics in the Ocean Interview
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Lesson Plan Plastics in the Ocean Interview

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A detailed lesson plan suitable for KS3 and KS4 geography students. Successfully used in interview. Includes timings for a one hour lesson on plastics in the ocean for ‘geography in the news’ interview theme. Also includes opportunities for differentiation, starters, plenaries and links to assessment objectives.
India Case Study - Workbook / PPT - Changing Economic World - AQA GCSE Geography
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India Case Study - Workbook / PPT - Changing Economic World - AQA GCSE Geography

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A simple yet detailed workbooklet and accompanying ppt covering all aspects of the case study of India for AQA’s Changing Economic World specification. Includes videos, exam practice and WAGOLLs. It is designed to be used alongisde the CGP Complete Revision and Practice book (page numbers are on the sheet). The booklet uses information from the revision guide plus extra detail to enable students to access higher marks. Includes bright colours and pictures to make it more appealing to students. Simple activities include word fill, reading and highlighting key text and making mind maps from information in the revision guide. Particularly useful as a revision tool for Year 11 or those short on time teaching the content. Includes PDF for printing plus word document to edit if you prefer.
KS3 What is Climate? Whole Lesson
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KS3 What is Climate? Whole Lesson

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Whole lesson on ‘What is Climate?’ for KS3 students. Objectives: To know what climate is, how to read and create climate graphs and compare different climates. Outcomes: I can describe (AO1) the difference between weather and climate I can draw (AO4) a climate graph I can compare (AO3) the climates of different places around the world Includes: Starter, Success criteria, Main activity with information sheets and differentiated student worksheets (including one for lower ability and a second for dyslexic students), Challenge activities for higher ability students (called ‘Further Thinking’), Solo time (for students to apply new knowledge), Review and reflect plenary Download also includes full scheme of work for KS3 Weather and Climate topic.
Boscastle Flood & Management Strategy Lesson AQA GCSE Geography
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Boscastle Flood & Management Strategy Lesson AQA GCSE Geography

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A complete lesson designed for the AQA GCSE Geography specification: 'UK Physical Landscapes: An example of a flood management scheme in the UK to show: why the scheme was required the management strategy the social, economic and environmental issues." Includes WAGOLLS, differentiated worksheets, exam practice question, starter, plenary, main activity and stretch and challenge questions. Also includes improvement section with answers (shown as ‘purple pen improvements’ but can be adapted to suit your school’s policy. Also includes links to video clips showing the floods and the impact of the management strategy.
KS3 Weather and Climate Scheme of Work / Lesson Plans
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KS3 Weather and Climate Scheme of Work / Lesson Plans

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A highly detailed scheme of work aimed at KS3 geography students learning about weather and climate. Includes learning objectives, starters, plenaries, suggested activities and assessment points. Could be used to create detailed lesson plans.
KS3 Weather and Climate Assessment & Mark Scheme
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KS3 Weather and Climate Assessment & Mark Scheme

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Assessment and detailed mark scheme for an end of topic test on weather and climate. 28 marks, should take approximately 40 minutes for students to complete. Aimed at KS3 students. In Microsoft Word Format so it can be adapted as required.
Global Issues & Sustainable Development Goals
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Global Issues & Sustainable Development Goals

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A lesson to introduce students to global issues and the sustainable development goals. Activities designed for a 1 hour lesson. Includes a variety of tasks e.g. think pair share, placing issues along a continuum line and justifying choices, video clip with a question and answer sheet and a final creative task. All can be adapted to suit your class. Designed for KS3, Year 9 geography but would be suitable for citizenship lessons too.
KS3 Why does it rain? Whole lesson
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KS3 Why does it rain? Whole lesson

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Whole lesson on ‘Why does it rain?’ for KS3 students. **Objectives: ** To understand how clouds and rain are created. Outcomes: I can describe (AO1) the water cycle I can explain (AO2) three types of rainfall I can interpret (AO4) a choropleth map Includes: Starter, Success criteria, Main activity with information sheets and differentiated student worksheets (including one for lower ability and a second for dyslexic students), Challenge activities for higher ability students (called ‘Further Thinking’), Solo time (for students to apply new knowledge), Review and reflect plenary Download also includes full scheme of work for KS3 Weather and Climate topic.
Solutions to Plastics in the Ocean - Reading Resource - Geography in the News
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Solutions to Plastics in the Ocean - Reading Resource - Geography in the News

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This resource contains a summary of three recent articles about different solutions to the prominent issue of too much plastic in our oceans, as highlighted by Blue Planet. The three articles summarise three different approaches to the issue and can easily be compared and assessed against each other. They can be used as stimulus material for a longer writing piece by KS3 and KS4 geography students or in PSHE or citizenship classes. They would be particularly suitable to give to students after they have watched a YouTube clip on the state of plastics in our oceans - there are many clips from Blue Planet suitable for this.
India Case Study - Workbook / Revision - Changing Economic World - AQA GCSE Geography
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India Case Study - Workbook / Revision - Changing Economic World - AQA GCSE Geography

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A simple yet detailed workbooklet covering all aspects of the case study of India for AQA’s Changing Economic World specification. It is designed to be used alongisde the CGP Complete Revision and Practice book (page numbers are on the sheet). The booklet uses information from the revision guide plus extra detail to enable students to access higher marks. Includes bright colours and pictures to make it more appealing to students. Simple activities include word fill, reading and highlighting key text and making mind maps from information in the revision guide. Particularly useful as a revision tool for Year 11 or those short on time teaching the content. Includes PDF for printing plus word document to edit if you prefer.