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Welcome to my shop. All resources are prepared and created to maximise the learning of my pupils'. I teach OCR A Spec 9-1 Geography as well as KS3. Able to teach History and RE also. Lessons are taught to actual kids and not robots... :)

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Welcome to my shop. All resources are prepared and created to maximise the learning of my pupils'. I teach OCR A Spec 9-1 Geography as well as KS3. Able to teach History and RE also. Lessons are taught to actual kids and not robots... :)
KS3 Asia SOLAP/SOW
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KS3 Asia SOLAP/SOW

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Here is a complete SOLAP/SOW for Asia that is taught as key stage three at my school. It includes 13 lessons,practice exam questions, all of the resources necessary for you to print and teach! L1- Where is Asia and what countries belong to Asia?  Continents map to ensure pupils can locate the continent of Asia  Map work: locating countries within Asia and naming the oceans surrounding Asia  Human/Physical features activity- images L2/3- Do tsunamis always create the same challenges for the countries involved?  Investigate the causes of a tsunami (generic sequence of steps)  Comparison between the effects of the Japanese Tsunami (2011) and the Boxing Day Tsunami (2004) – look at development indicators for these countries which will help pupils to draw links with the impact of the tsunami L4-Does tourism in Thailand bring more challenges or opportunities for the country?  Graph interpretation of tourist numbers in Thailand (looking at the reason for using this graph and the pros and cons of the type of graph used to present the data)  Challenges and opportunities created by tourism  Judgement made to answer key question L5- Are the monsoon rains in India always negative?  What are monsoon rains?  Investigate the positives and negatives of monsoon rains in India to examine whether people benefit or suffer more from the monsoon rains. L6/8- Should tropical rainforests be protected?  Distribution of rainforests  Value of tropical rainforests  Reasons for the destruction of the rainforest  Methods used to protect them L9/10- What challenges does the growing population of Mumbai create?  Investigate the social, economic and environmental issues in a city in Asia created by a rapidly growing population (lack of sanitation, lack of access to clean water, poor health, unemployment, water and air pollution, waste and traffic congestion)  How do these issues affect quality of life? L11- How do the lives of people in Asian countries differ?  Comparison of the level of development of Afghanistan and Japan – comparing development indicators (life expectancy, GDP, literacy rate, number per doctor)  Are the techniques used to measure development reliable? (HDI and GNI) L12- Was building the Three Gorges Dam an effective solution for the issues in China?  Why was the Three Gorges Dam needed? – What were the issues?  Examine the pros and cons of the construction of the dam L13- Is there a link between oil production and a country’s level of development?  Interpretation of graphs showing oil production  Consider the importance of the Middle East in global oil production  Investigate the link between oil production and a country’s level of development using development indicators – are these indicators a reliable measure of development?
OCR A 9-1 GCSE Geography: Knowledge Organisers
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OCR A 9-1 GCSE Geography: Knowledge Organisers

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Here are six knowledge organisers for OCR A 9-1 GCSE Geography. These sheets compress the modules down into manageable sections without losing the necessary detail to obtain the top marks in higher tariff questions.
OCR A GCSE 9-1 Geography: Ethiopia's Economic Development Full Case Study
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OCR A GCSE 9-1 Geography: Ethiopia's Economic Development Full Case Study

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OCR A Spec GCSE 9-1 People of the Planet. This has taken many hours to complete and mirrors the specification. Focuses on the factors that influence Ethiopia's economic development: -Its location, natural resources, ecosystems and landscape -Its political development -Economic development: trade, TNCs- international investment -Social factors: population structure, technological development and developments in education and health - Rostow's model- and Ethiopia's place in the model All resources are attached.
Trench Warfare WW1
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Trench Warfare WW1

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Focuses on: -Why the trenches were introduced - Map from memory - Source based analysis question -Plenary (quiz)
OCR A 9-1 Geography: Ecosystems of the Planet Revision Sheets/Knowledge Organiser
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OCR A 9-1 Geography: Ecosystems of the Planet Revision Sheets/Knowledge Organiser

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Here is a break down of the OCR A 9-1 GCSE Geography: Ecosystems of the Planet. It breaks down the key terms needed, information on the climate and location of the seven featured biomes as well as flora and fauna adaptations. The case studies include: The Peruvian Amazon- including sustainable management strategies. A choice of two coral reef case studies: The Andros and The Great Barrier Reef. This has taken a substantial amount of time to complete- but my pupils' find it a very useful revision aid.
Asia and the Middle East: KS3 Scheme of Learning and Progress
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Asia and the Middle East: KS3 Scheme of Learning and Progress

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Asia and the Middle East SOLAP including four assessments/progress checks. Download and print ready! Lesson title Teaching L1 Where is Asia and what countries belong to Asia?  Continents map to ensure pupils can locate the continent of Asia  Map work: locating countries within Asia and naming the oceans surrounding Asia  Human/Physical features activity- images L2-3 Do tsunamis always create the same challenges for the countries involved?  Investigate the causes of a tsunami (generic sequence of steps)  Comparison between the effects of the Japanese Tsunami (2011) and the Boxing Day Tsunami (2004) – look at development indicators for these countries which will help pupils to draw links with the impact of the tsunami L4 Does tourism in Thailand bring more challenges or opportunities for the country?  Graph interpretation of tourist numbers in Thailand (looking at the reason for using this graph and the pros and cons of the type of graph used to present the data)  Challenges and opportunities created by tourism  Judgement made to answer key question L5 Are the monsoon rains in India always negative?  What are monsoon rains?  Investigate the positives and negatives of monsoon rains in India to examine whether people benefit or suffer more from the monsoon rains. PROGRESS CHECK L6-8 Should tropical rainforests be protected?  Distribution of rainforests  Value of tropical rainforests  Reasons for the destruction of the rainforest  Methods used to protect them PROGRESS CHECK L9-10 What challenges does the growing population of Mumbai create? Case study: Mumbai  Investigate the social, economic and environmental issues in a city in Asia created by a rapidly growing population (lack of sanitation, lack of access to clean water, poor health, unemployment, water and air pollution, waste and traffic congestion)  How do these issues affect quality of life? L11 How do the lives of people in Asian countries differ?  Comparison of the level of development of Afghanistan and Japan – comparing development indicators (life expectancy, GDP, literacy rate, number per doctor)  Are the techniques used to measure development reliable? (HDI and GNI) PROGRESS CHECK L12 Was building the Three Gorges Dam an effective solution for the issues in China?  Why was the Three Gorges Dam needed? – What were the issues?  Examine the pros and cons of the construction of the dam L13 PROGRESS CHECK
OCR A GCSE 9-1 Geography Paper 2 Knowledge Organiser Bundle
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OCR A GCSE 9-1 Geography Paper 2 Knowledge Organiser Bundle

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Bundle containing all three knowledge organisers for OCR A 9-1 GCSE Geography Paper 2: Ecosystems of the Planet People of the Planet Environmental Threats to Our Planet Very useful revision tools and include case study examples.
Rationing
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Rationing

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This is a KS3 based lesson which focuses upon the causes and consequences of rationing during WW2.
OCR A 9-1 GCSE Geography Skills Homework
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OCR A 9-1 GCSE Geography Skills Homework

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Here are a series of 12 ready to print homework sheets for OCR A 9-1 GCSE Geography. These homework sheets are skills based homeworks based upon questions for the SAMS and are given to Years 9, 10 and 11. This has enabled the pupils to be more aware of the skills based questions they could be asked in their final examinations. These include the answer sheet which students self/peer assess their own homework.
KS3 Coasts SOL
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KS3 Coasts SOL

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Here is a 7 lesson KS3 scheme of work for Coasts with revision lessons and assessment. It mirrors the AQA GCSE Geography 9-1 course. Included: 1. Waves 2. Erosion 3. Transport and deposition 4. Erosional landforms 5. Depositional landforms 6. Soft engineering 7. Managed retreat Revision lessons Assessment
Asia SOLAP
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Asia SOLAP

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Here is a 12 lesson KS3 SOLAP on Asia- although key georgraphical skills needed for GCSE KS4 Geography have been embedded throughout. This scheme of learning and progress includes: Is Asia a continent of contrast? Where is Asia? Where is Japan located? What is Japan like? What is Tokyo like? How has Japan changed? What is the industry of Japan? What are the ecosystems of Japan? How has the population of Japan changed? Should tourism in Asia be encouraged? What are tropical rainforests? Do we need to protect tropical rainforests? All the resources necessary for the lessons are attached at the end of the PowerPoints.
Letters and Censorship
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Letters and Censorship

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Focuses on: -What is censorship? -What sort of things would be censored in a letter -Scenario -Activity 1 (write a letter) -Activity 2 (censor the letter)
Threats to the Tropical Rainforest Work Booklet
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Threats to the Tropical Rainforest Work Booklet

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This resource focuses on threats to the Tropical Rainforest for KS3/4. It covers: - What is deforestation? -Causes of deforestation - Impacts of deforestation -4 mark exam style question with a support structure/sentence starters - Challenge: what can we do to manage deforestation?
Treaty of Versailles
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Treaty of Versailles

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KS3 lesson on Treaty of the Versailles. All resources included and further challenge activities. Activities: 1. Group the aims of the Big Three 2. Illustrate Mr Men characters to symbolise the above 3. Source interpretations
What are the urban trends in the UK?   OCR A 9-1 GCSE Geography
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What are the urban trends in the UK? OCR A 9-1 GCSE Geography

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This is a lesson based upon urban trends in the UK as taught part of OCR A 9-1 GCSE Geography- People of the UK (Paper 1 Module 2). This lesson focuses upon the causes and consequences of suburbanisation, re-urbanisation and counter-urbanisation and has a detailed case study about Newcastle Great Park for suburbanisation (internet accesses/textbook needed). Includes a range of activities and a 4 mark GCSE question. All resources are attached.
Thinking Quilt- Leeds: OCR A 9-1 GCSE Geography
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Thinking Quilt- Leeds: OCR A 9-1 GCSE Geography

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Here is a thinking quilt for the case study of Leeds taught as part of OCR A 9-1 GCSE Geography. This is a revision aid based on allowing pupils to recall the necessary detail and facts to obtain level 4 comprehensive exam question responses.
OCR A 9-1 GCSE Geography Thinking Quilt- Somerset Levels 2014 Flood Event
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OCR A 9-1 GCSE Geography Thinking Quilt- Somerset Levels 2014 Flood Event

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Here is a thinking quilt for the case study of the Somerset Levels taught as part of OCR A 9-1 GCSE Geography- focusing on causes, effects and responses to the 2014 flood event. This is a revision aid based on allowing pupils to recall the necessary detail and facts to obtain level 4 comprehensive exam question responses.