This is a fully resourced lesson based upon the monsoon rains in India. The lesson includes the following: • What are monsoon rains? • Classifying the effects of monsoon rains into positive and negative as well as social, economic and environmental. • Pupils need to consider whether they only create challenges and answer the key question.
This is a complete KS3 scheme of work of 13 lessons focusing upon the continent of Asia. The scheme of work includes the following: Asia is a wealthy continent. How far do you agree? Locating Asia – map work (pupils need to learn the names and location of the continents as well as the names and location of countries within Asia) Contrasting images of Asia to be given to pupils to instigate a discussion about the wealth of the continent. Pupils answer the key question using the photographs and discussion as evidence. GDP/GNI map of Asia and any commonly used measure of development. Case Study: Japan Location of Japan and the four major islands- map work Japanese climate and physical features Introduction- what is Japan like and how has it changed? Japanese ecosystems- concentrate on one of: coniferous or deciduous woodland + flora and fauna adaptations. Japanese industry- imports and exports (pie chart/bar chart must be used) Population structure of Japan- ageing population and population pyramids Should tourism in Asia be encouraged? Case Study: Thailand Introduce tourism in an Asian country (Thailand) Look at the changing number of tourists visiting the country (graph interpretation) – are there reasons that explain the fluctuating number? e.g. Asian tsunami 2004 Pupils need to investigate the pros and cons of tourism and then be able to justify their decision as to whether they think tourism should be encouraged or not? What are the characteristics of tropical rainforests? Describe the distribution of tropical rainforests around the world Understand the that the rainforests grow in layers (shrub layer, under canopy, canopy and emergent) and the reasons for this Pupils need to be aware that animals and plants have adapted to life in the rainforest and have different characteristics depending on the layer they live in. Do we need to protect tropical rainforests? Pupils need to understand the importance of tropical rainforests to both humans and the environment The causes of the destruction of the rainforests needs to be investigated both the human and natural causes Pupils need to be able to link together the causes of the destruction and the consequences this has.
This is a fully resourced 9 lesson scheme of learning based on the module of population and aimed at KS3. The scheme of learning includes: Lesson 1: Why is the world’s population distribution uneven? Lesson 2: Why is overpopulation a challenge? Lesson 3: What factors influence population growth? Lesson 4: How does the Demographic Transition Model show population change? Lesson 5: How can we study the population structure of a country? Lesson 6: What are the challenges and opportunities created by an ageing population? Lesson 7: What are the challenges and opportunities created by immigration? Lesson 8: What are the challenges created by rural-urban migration? Lesson 9: Should refugees be allowed access to the UK?
Where is Asia and what countries belong to Asia? A fully resourced lesson based upon locating Asia and the countries which belong to it. The lesson also focuses upon human and physical geography with classifying activities included.
A bundle of some of my schemes of work to save you some cash! Included is: KS3 Asia SOW KS3 Afroca SOW KS3 River Landscapes SOW KS3 Using our Natural Environment SOW KS3 Population SOW
This is a fully resourced lesson based upon tropical storms and their causes. The lesson includes: • Pupils firstly need to know that tropical storms can also be known as hurricanes, cyclones and typhoons. The names change depending upon where in the world they occur. • Pupils describe the distribution of tropical storms using a map. • Pupils need to be aware of the conditions needed for tropical storms to occur (warm oceans over 27 degrees Celsius) • Pupils then need to sequence the steps to explain the formation of a tropical storm.
This is a fully resourced lesson focusing upon the types of volcanoes around the world. The lesson includes: • Describing the distribution of global volcanic activity (specifically make links to Pacific Ring of Fire) • Showing pupils images of a shield and composite volcano and ask them whether all volcanoes are the same. • Pupils need to be able to identify and explain similarities and differences between the volcanoes. Shape, type of eruption and consistency of lava are the main differences.
A fully editable lesson introducing students into what is Geography? The lesson includes: Circle map task Defintions Categorising types of Geography Plenary- categorising elements of Geography through images
This is a full scheme of learning aimed at KS3 focusing upon the continent of Asia. All lessons are fully resourced and are ready to print and use immediately! This scheme of work includes: Lesson 1: Where is Asia and what countries belong to Asia? Lesson 2: Do tsunamis always create the same level of challenges for the countries involved? Lesson 3: Does tourism create more challenges or opportunities for the host country? Lesson 4: Do the monsoon rains in India only cause challenges for the country? Lesson 5: Should tropical rainforests be protected? Lesson 6 Why is there global uneven development? Lesson 7: What factors contribute to a country’s level of development? Lesson 8: What challenges does rapid urban growth create? Lesson 9: What are the advantages and disadvantages of building a dam?
Complete scheme of learning (12 lessons) aimed at KS3 focusing upon the continent of Africa. All lessons are fully resourced. This scheme of work includes: Use of Geographical skills to show how we will link to Africa through holidays. Investigating the impacts of tourism in one country in Africa (Kenya) using a case study and suggest how the environment can be protected against mass tourism through eco-tourism. Developing our enquiry skills by looking at where our food comes from. Investigating the causes and effects of the food crisis in Africa and speculate on the possible long term impacts on the continent Investigating how the conflict in various countries are causing problems socially and economically. Investigating why people are moving from rural areas to urban areas in LIDCs and suggest the impact that this might have on the wider community. Investigate the problems faced by the people living in squatter settlements Investigating the possible solutions to the key problems in squatter settlements by using a case study to support your answer.
A knowledge organiser for Ethiopia based upon the study of a LIDC. Perfectly suited to OCR A/AQA equivalent GCSE specifications and designed to be compact for student memory. The organiser includes: Location Background Info Trade Technology International Investment Population Politics Environment Aid (Goat Aid) Social factors
This is a fully resourced lesson based upon the impacts of tropical storms on the countries that they hit. The lesson includes comparing the impacts of Hurricane Katrina of 2005 and Cyclone Nargis of 2008. Categorising of impacts are organised through ‘pizza toppings’.
A knowledge organiser for Rio de Janeiro including: Location Background info Importance Why Rio has grown What is Rio like? How has migration changed Rio? Challenges of housing, traffic and waste (including statistics and place specific info) Favela Bairro Project This would perfectly suit OCR A GCSE 9-1 or the AQA equivalent.
This is a fully resourced lesson focusing upon whether the UK should pursue the use of fracking in the future. The lesson includes describing how the process of fracking works, the impacts of fracking, a GCSE style question plan and thoughts on the fracking ban in the UK.
This fully resourced lesson focuses upon factors that affect the development of a country. The lesson includes: Case Study of an LIDC: Afghanistan Investigating a range of factors that have held back the development of Afghanistan and as a result caused it to be an LIDC. Factors to consider: Mountainous terrain Climate Landlocked Status of women perceived by the Taliban Civil War
This is a fully resourced lesson focused upon whether tsuanmis create challenges for countries. The lesson includes: • Defining a tsunami • Investigaing the cause of a tsunami Case studies: Japanese Tsunami 2011 and Asian (Boxing Day) Tsunami 2004 • Comparing the social, economic and environmental effects of each tsunami
This fully resourced lesson focuses upon whether tropical rainforests should be protected whilst also exploring additional information about tropical rainforests. The lesson includes: • Distribution/location of tropical rainforests • Use sources to discover why rainforests are of value/important to both people and the planet and how human activity is threatening them • Consider the methods used to manage the threats /conserve the rainforests.
A fully editable lesson created for National Windrush Day 2021 (Tuesday 22nd June) to highlight the importance of migration patterns to the UK in the past and to inform students of the event. The lesson includes: Photo interpretation tasks Key word match ups Map work based upon the journey Geographical skills questions Development indicators based upon Jamaica Push and pull factors Disclaimer- Please don’t adapt and then re-share without my permission.