***Complete lesson ready to teach***. Ideal for KS2 or KS3 Geography. Students learn about the nations which make up the United Kingdom, the UK and BREXIT and countries in Europe. Al resources included.
Question level analysis (QLA) spreadsheet for AQA A Geography (legacy) specification used for pre-public examination (PPE) / mock exams. Uses 2015 past paper available to freely download from http://www.aqa.org.uk/subjects/geography/gcse/geography-a-9030/past-papers-and-mark-schemes
The spreadsheet allows you to input the individual marks for each sub-question answered. The cells automatically colour code using traffic light colours to show the students level of response for each sub-question (use a * for any unattempted questions). A grade is also automatically calculated.
The spreadsheet is set up for the following topics (but could easily be adapted):
Paper 1: The Restless Earth, Water on the Land and The Coastal Zone
Paper 2: Population Change, Changing Urban Environments and Tourism
A fully resourced GCSE lesson about Sustainable Urban Living in a High Income Country (HIC) - London. Lesson studies the Beddington Zero Energy Development (BedZED) in Sutton, London. Students have to ask geographical questions, sort information cards about the sustainable strategies used in BedZED, and explain how the strategies lead to sustainable urban living and improve quality of life. Lesson includes sample exam question focus. Case study is relevant for all the new 9-1 GCSE Geography specifications.
Students complete a card sorting task and worksheet in order to select appropriate graphs and charts to present geographical data and explain reasons for using choosing appropriate data presentation techniques. Ideal for an introduction or revision lesson on graph types used in Geography. Covers all graph types outlined in the AQA 9-1 GCSE specification.
Exam practice question included about choosing and justifying data presentation technique.
Fully resourced decision making lesson where students interpret geographical information from a photograph and thematic maps, describe geographical characteristics of places in Russia, and analyse evidence from photographs and maps to make justified decisions.
Included are 5 thematic maps of Russia. The lesson begins by students asking geographical questions about the photograph and analysing what they can see. They are then given three locations in Russia where the photograph may have been taken. Students must analyse the three locations using the thematic maps to describe the characteristics of each location. Then they must us the information to decide where the photograph was taken, writing up their answer using evidence statements.
Differentiated worksheets included.
Fully resourced lesson for new AQA GCSE specification. Activities include annotating photographs, card sort and video. Students describe the main features of the London Docklands regeneration, explain how employment opportunities have changed in the London Docklands and through the practice exam question explain the successes and failures of the London Docklands regeneration.
Beddington Zero Emissions Development case study. Students will locate the BedZED development, describe the sustainable features of BedZED and explain why BedZED is a good example of sustainable living
Bundle of 10x lessons about Tourism. Includes growth of tourism, Butler Model, mass tourism in Jamaica, community tourism in Jamaica, case study of growth of Torquay as a coastal resort and management strategies to ensure tourism in Torquay remains sustainable. Ideal for GCSE. Could be easily adpated to use at KS3.
Series of 4 lessons identifying and locating examples of upland, lowland and glaciated landscapes of the UK. Lessons on each of the types of landscapes describing their key characteristics and climatic conditions. Includes map and photograph work, climate graph and exam practice. Ideal to meet requirements for the new GCSE specifications.
Fully resourced lesson aimed at GCSE. Students describe how tourism benefits a country’s economy, xplain how tourism benefits MEDCs and LEDCs and contrast the economic importance of tourism in MEDCs and LEDCs.
Fully resourced lesson where students will describe how tourist numbers can be modeled over time, explain why tourist numbers change over time, and apply the Butler Model to the changes in tourism in Blackpool.
Fully resourced lesson where students describe advantages of ecotourism, explain how ecotourism in benefits the environment, the local economy and the lives of local people, and evaluate the effectiveness of ecotourism in Jamaica.
Students will describe the location of lowland landscapes in the UK, describe the geology, climate and human activity in the UK’s lowland landscapes, and explain why lowland landscapes are distinctive.
Students will describe the location of glaciated landscapes in the UK, describe the geology, climate and human activity in the UK’s glaciated landscapes, and explain why glaciated landscapes are distinctive.
What are the different physical landscapes in the UK? Ideal preparation for new GCSE specifications. Students will name three different physical landscapes in the UK (upland, lowland and glaciated), locate examples of different physical landscapes in the UK, and describe the distribution of different physical landscapes in the UK.
Fully resourced lesson suitable for KS4 but could be adapted for KS3 or KS5. Focus is on what makes Torquay a popular coastal tourist destination. Learning outcomes to locate Torquay and describe Torquay’s features of appeal, describe the pattern of tourism in Torquay over time, and explain how tourism has impacted Torquay as a destination.
All resources included including extension tasks.
Fully resourced lesson aimed at KS4 but could be adpated for use at KS3 or KS5. Case study about management of tourism to ensure a successful tourist destination based around Torbay Council's tourism strategy - Turning the Tide (2010).
Students will be able to describe negative impacts tourism brings to Torquay, describe how Torquay is managed to cope with large numbers of tourists, and explain how Torquay is managed to ensure the continuing success of tourism.