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Welcome to my shop! I have been teaching Geography for over 10 years and am very passionate about my subject. I spend a vast amount of time making my resources which cover KS3, 4 and 5; please feel free to take a look.

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Welcome to my shop! I have been teaching Geography for over 10 years and am very passionate about my subject. I spend a vast amount of time making my resources which cover KS3, 4 and 5; please feel free to take a look.
The Changing Economic World- Nigeria on the World Stage
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The Changing Economic World- Nigeria on the World Stage

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Lesson Aim: For students to gain an overall picture as to what Nigeria’s global standing is. Lesson Objectives: 1. To map Nigeria’s trading partners 2. To establish the main political and trading changes that have taken place between Nigeria and the rest of the world. 3. To identify the advantages and disadvantages are of Nigeria’s relationship with China. Resources included: * PowerPoint presentation including hyperlinks * Lesson plan * Card sort- Nigeria's political and trading relationships Lesson 13 of 21 from my new scheme of work on The Changing Economic World for the new AQA GCSE Geography. Can easily work as a stand alone lesson. This lesson requires students to make use of: * The new AQA GCSE Hodder text book (Widdowson et al, 2016) * Atlases * Scissors & glue Differentiated for higher and lower ability students. Three progress checks have been incorporated into this lesson.
Biogeography/ Ecosystems KS3 lesson- Threats facing coral reefs
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Biogeography/ Ecosystems KS3 lesson- Threats facing coral reefs

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Lesson Aim: To gain a clear understanding into the range of ways humans are having a negative impact upon coral reefs. Lesson Objectives: 1. To establish what coral is 2. To determine why coral reefs are important 3. To identify the main threats facing coral reefs Resources included: *PowerPoint presentation * Lesson plan * Seven ‘threats to coral reefs’ A4 cards, which should be laminated and stuck up around the room. * Lower ability worksheet- Threats to the coral reef table. Clipboards may also be useful. Lesson 7 of 10 from my new scheme of work on Biogeography/ Ecosystems. Also works as a stand alone lesson on threats to coral reefs. Fully differentiated with resources and additional research tasks for lower and higher ability pupils. This lesson is from a scheme of work that I have written for my Year 8 groups, but it could be easily adapted for Year 7 or 9. This lesson requires pupils to make use of: * Life on Earth- episode 9 (the shallow seas) Three progress checks have been incorporated into this lesson.
Urban Geography/ Settlement KS3 lesson- What makes a good site for a settlement?
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Urban Geography/ Settlement KS3 lesson- What makes a good site for a settlement?

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Lesson Aim: To define key terms and work together to determine the suitability of different sites for a settlement. Lesson Objectives: 1. To define the key terms of settlement, site, situation and function 2. To establish the factors that were important when selecting early settlement sites 3. To work together to determine the best site for your tribe Resources included: * PowerPoint presentation, including hyperlink for additional research for more able * Lesson plan * Settlement card sort including lower ability differentiated version * Six tribal settlement role sheets (print using six different colours of paper and laminate for repeat use) Lesson 1 of 10 from my scheme of work on Urban Geography. Also works as a stand alone lesson on what makes a good site for a settlement. Fully differentiated with resources and additional research tasks for lower and higher ability pupils. This lesson is from a scheme of work that I have written for my Year 7 groups, but it could easily be adapted for Year 8 or 9. Three progress checks have been incorporated into this lesson.
Urban Geography/ Settlement KS3 lesson- Settlement hierarchies
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Urban Geography/ Settlement KS3 lesson- Settlement hierarchies

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Lesson Aim: To gain a clear understanding as to how we can classify settlements within a hierarchy. Lesson Objectives: 1. To determine what a settlement hierarchy is. 2. To research specific examples of settlements that fit into the hierarchy. 3. To investigate the characteristics of a range of settlements in our local area. Resources included: *PowerPoint presentation * Lesson plan * Homework instruction sheet (Print the six slides as a single-sided handout) * Settlement hierarchies worksheet Lesson 3 of 10 from my scheme of work on Urban Geography/ Settlement . Also works as a stand alone lesson on settlement hierarchies. Fully differentiated with tasks for higher and lower ability pupils. This lesson is from a scheme of work that I have written for my Year 7 groups, but it could be easily adapted for Year 8 or 9. This lesson requires pupils to make use of: * Atlases * An O.S map of the local area. Three progress checks have been incorporated into this lesson.
The Changing Economic World- Consequences of uneven development
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The Changing Economic World- Consequences of uneven development

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Lesson Aim: To gain a clear understanding as to how disparities in wealth and health are consequences are of global variations in development. Lesson Objectives: 1. To explain the problems caused by disparities in wealth 2. To determine how poverty is killing mothers in Lesotho 3. To compare healthcare in Lesotho and the UK Resources included: *PowerPoint presentation including hyperlinks * Lesson plan including homework task * Worksheet- Lesotho and the UK Lesson 5 of 21 from my new scheme of work on The Changing Economic World for the new AQA GCSE Geography. Also works as a stand alone lesson on the consequences of uneven development. This lesson requires students to make use of: * The new AQA GCSE Hodder text book (Widdowson et al, 2016) Differentiated with tasks for higher and lower ability students. Three progress checks have been incorporated into this lesson.
The Changing Economic World - Impacts of the car industry on the environment
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The Changing Economic World - Impacts of the car industry on the environment

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Lesson Aim: For students to gain a clear understanding as to how the car industry in the UK has become more sustainable. Lesson Objectives: 1. To identify the impacts the UK car industry has upon the environment 2. To establish how the UK car industry has become more sustainable 3. To determine the environmentally sustainable credentials of the Nissan Leaf. Resources included: *PowerPoint presentation including hyperlinks * Lesson plan * Impacts of the UK car industry card sort Lesson 18 of 21 from my new scheme of work on The Changing Economic World for the new AQA GCSE Geography. Can easily work as a stand alone lesson. This lesson requires students to make use of: * The new AQA GCSE Hodder text book (Widdowson et al, 2016) - for lower ability differentiated task * Scissors & glue Differentiated with tasks for lower ability students. Three progress checks have been incorporated into this lesson.
The Changing Economic World- The UK's North-South Divide &  new developments in transport
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The Changing Economic World- The UK's North-South Divide & new developments in transport

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Lesson Aim: For students to understand what the North-South divide is and to know how the effects can be reduced. Lesson Objectives: 1. To produce an annotated map of the UK describing characteristics of the North-South divide 2. To outline strategies that can be used to reduce the North-South divide 3. To collaboratively research transport developments in the UK Resources included: *PowerPoint presentation including hyperlinks * Lesson plan * North- South divide worksheet Lesson 20 of 21 from my new scheme of work on The Changing Economic World for the new AQA GCSE Geography. Can easily work as a stand alone lesson. This lesson requires students to make use of: * The new AQA GCSE Hodder text book (Widdowson et al, 2016 * Four copied pages from the new, black Cambridge Geography GCSE for AQA student book, Kitchen et al (2016) Differentiated with tasks for lower ability students. Three progress checks have been incorporated into this lesson. Homework task included
The Changing Economic World- The role of Shell and its impact on Nigeria
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The Changing Economic World- The role of Shell and its impact on Nigeria

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Lesson Aim: For students to have a clear understanding as to the impact Shell has had upon Nigeria Lesson Objectives: 1. To investigate the role Shell has played in Nigeria’s oil industry 2. To outline the advantages and disadvantages of Shell’s presence in Nigeria 3. To establish the environmental impact of the oil industry in Nigeria Resources included: *PowerPoint presentation including hyperlinks * Lesson plan * Worksheet to accompany video * Answer sheet for teachers (to accompany video worksheet) Lesson 12 of 21 from my new scheme of work on The Changing Economic World for the new AQA GCSE Geography. Can easily work as a stand alone lesson. This lesson requires students to make use of: * The new AQA GCSE Hodder text book (Widdowson et al, 2016) Differentiated with tasks for higher and lower ability students. Three progress checks have been incorporated into this lesson.
Biogeography/ Ecosystems KS3 Lesson - What is the climate like in tropical rainforests?
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Biogeography/ Ecosystems KS3 Lesson - What is the climate like in tropical rainforests?

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Lesson Aim: To gain a clear understanding as to the relationship between climate and vegetation in tropical rainforests. Lesson Objectives: 1. To explain the climate of tropical rainforests. 2. To analyse the climatic characteristics of the tropical rainforest. 3. To investigate ways in which plants have adapted to the climate here. Resources included: PowerPoint presentation including hyperlinks to video clips Lesson plan Lower ability helpsheet- convectional rainfall diagram. Photocopy this as a handout with 4 slides per page to save paper. Lesson 5 of 10 from my new scheme of work on Biogeography/ Ecosystems. Also works as a stand alone lesson on the climate of tropical rainforests. Fully differentiated with resources and additional research tasks for lower and higher ability pupils. This lesson is from a scheme of work that I have written for my Year 8 groups, but it could be easily adapted for Year 7 or 9. This lesson requires pupils to make use of: • New Basics text book- p.136 • Heinemann 'Understanding GCSE Geography for AQA Specification A' (Bowen and Palmister, 2009) text book. • Life on Earth- Episode 8, Jungles (4:35-10:30 mins) Three progress checks have been incorporated into this lesson.
Biogeography/ Ecosystems full SOW KS3 Geography, fully differentiated
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Biogeography/ Ecosystems full SOW KS3 Geography, fully differentiated

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Lessons include: 1. Introduction to ecosystems 2. How can a salmon become a tree? The nutrient cycle 3. Biomes 4. What are the characteristics of tropical rainforests? 5. Climate in tropical rainforests 6. How are animals adapted to life in hot deserts? 7. How are plants adapted to life in hot deserts? 8. Threats facing ecosystems- coral reefs 9. Biogeography end of unit test 10. Unit review lesson SoW includes: * Detailed lesson plans including regular progress checks * Powerpoint (52 slides) to accompany lessons, complete with hyperlinks to various websites and videos * A range of supporting worksheets and differentiated material- each lesson is differentiated for both less and more able students. You will also require access to: • Heinemann 'Understanding GCSE Geography for AQA Specification A' (Bowen and Palmister, 2009) text books • Wider World textbooks (old or new) • Atlases • New Basics text book- p.136 • Life on Earth- Episode 8, Jungles, episode 5, Deserts, episode 9- The Shallow Seas This is one of my favourite units to teach to my year 8 groups, however it could easily be adapted for Year 7 or Year 9.
The Changing Economic World- How has economic development affected the quality of life for Nigerians
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The Changing Economic World- How has economic development affected the quality of life for Nigerians

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Lesson Aim: For students to gain a clear understanding of the impact economic development has had upon the quality of life for Nigerians. Lesson Objectives: 1. To graphically analyse a range of development indicators that have changed over time in Nigeria 2. To draw conclusions as to how quality of life in Nigeria has changed 3. To investigate whether quality of life has improved evenly across the population of Nigeria Resources included: *PowerPoint presentation including hyperlinks * Lesson plan Lesson 15 of 21 from my new scheme of work on The Changing Economic World for the new AQA GCSE Geography. Can easily work as a stand alone lesson. This lesson requires students to make use of: * The new AQA GCSE Hodder text book (Widdowson et al, 2016) * Graph paper Differentiated with tasks for lower ability students. Three progress checks have been incorporated into this lesson.
The Changing Economic World- Introducing Nigeria
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The Changing Economic World- Introducing Nigeria

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Lesson Aim: For students to familiarise themselves with the location of Nigeria and to establish the political, social, cultural and environmental context in which it is placed. Lesson Objectives: 1. To establish where Nigeria is located 2. To describe how Nigeria’s natural environment varies within the country 3. To investigate Nigeria’s economic, social, cultural and political context. Resources included: *PowerPoint presentation including hyperlinks * Lesson plan * Introducing Nigeria worksheet Lesson 10 of 21 from my new scheme of work on The Changing Economic World for the new AQA GCSE Geography. Can also easily work as a stand alone lesson. This lesson requires students to make use of: * The new AQA GCSE Hodder text book (Widdowson et al, 2016) Differentiated with tasks for higher and lower ability students. Three progress checks have been incorporated into this lesson.
The Changing Economic World- Consequences of uneven development- migration
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The Changing Economic World- Consequences of uneven development- migration

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Lesson Aim: To gain a clear understanding as to how migration is a consequence of global variations in development Lesson Objectives: 1. To define key terms associated with migration 2. To categorise a range of migrants 3. To identify push and pull factors operating on Syrian refugees Resources included: *PowerPoint presentation including hyperlinks * Lesson plan Lesson 6 of 21 from my new scheme of work on The Changing Economic World for the new AQA GCSE Geography. Also works as a stand alone lesson on migration as a consequence of uneven development. This lesson requires students to make use of: * The new AQA GCSE Hodder text book (Widdowson et al, 2016) * Migration handout- p.211 of the new Cambridge GCSE course book (photocopy and laminate a class set) Differentiated tasks included. Three progress checks have been incorporated into this lesson.
The Changing Economic World- The Demographic Transition Model
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The Changing Economic World- The Demographic Transition Model

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Lesson Aim: To introduce students the workings of the DTM Lesson Objectives: 1. To work in pairs to familiarise yourself with the DTM 2. To produce your own copy of the DTM 3. To determine what the level of development is like at each stage of the DTM Resources included: *PowerPoint presentation containing hyperlinks * Lesson plan * Worksheet to accompany lesson Lesson 3 of 21 from my new scheme of work on The Changing Economic World for the new AQA GCSE Geography. Can also be used as a stand alone lesson on the DTM. This lesson requires students to make use of: *The new AQA GCSE Hodder text book (Widdowson et al. 2016) * Optional lower ability additonal reading sheet- What is the Demographic Transition Model? (copy of p.204 of the Cambridge AQA GCSE text book) Differentiated with tasks for higher and lower ability students. Three progress checks have been incorporated into this lesson.
The Changing Economic World- Social and economic development indicators
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The Changing Economic World- Social and economic development indicators

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Lesson Aim: To gain a clear understanding as to where global variations of development occur. Lesson Objectives: 1. To recap the nine development indicators defined last lesson. 2. To identify global variations To establish what the limitations of the indicators may be 3. To establish what the limitations of the indicators may be Resources included: *PowerPoint presentation * Lesson plan Lesson 2 of 21 from my new scheme of work on The Changing Economic World for the new AQA GCSE Geography. This lesson follows on from lesson 1- 'What does global development look like?' This lesson requires students to make use of: *The new AQA GCSE Hodder text book (Widdowson et al. 2016) * It also requires the downloading of ten specific maps (specified in the lesson plan) from the world mapper website; these should be blown up to A3 size in colour and laminated for repeat use. Differentiated with tasks for higher and lower ability students. Three progress checks have been incorporated into this lesson.
Biogeography/ Ecosystems. KS3 lesson- what are the characteristics of tropical rainforests?
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Biogeography/ Ecosystems. KS3 lesson- what are the characteristics of tropical rainforests?

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Lesson Aim: To understand the main characteristics of the tropical rainforest biome. Lesson Objectives: 1. To establish why tropical rainforests are important. 2. To produce an annotated poster outlining the characteristics of the tropical rainforest biome. 3. To summarise the main characteristics of the tropical rainforest. Resources included: PowerPoint presentation including hyperlinks to video clips Lesson plan Lower ability helpsheet- TRF image sheet for poster activity G&T additional research annotations to be included for poster activity (laminated cards, to be collected back in) Lesson 4 of 10 from my new scheme of work on Biogeography/ Ecosystems. Also works as a stand alone lesson on the characteristics of tropical rainforests. Fully differentiated with resources and additional research tasks for lower and higher ability pupils. This lesson is from a scheme of work that I have written for my Year 8 groups, but it could be easily adapted for Year 7 or 9. This lesson requires pupils to make use of the Wider World textbook in addition to the green Heinemann 'Understanding GCSE Geography for AQA Specification A' (Bowen and Palmister, 2009) text book. Three progress checks have been incorporated into this lesson.
The Changing Economic World- Causes of uneven development
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The Changing Economic World- Causes of uneven development

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Lesson Aim: To gain a clear understanding as to why there are global variations in development Lesson Objectives: 1. To establish the limitations of the DTM 2. To establish the causes of uneven development 3. To make recommendations as to which indicator should be improved to bring the biggest improvements in development. Resources included: *PowerPoint presentation including hyperlinks * Lesson plan Lesson 4 of 21 from my new scheme of work on The Changing Economic World for the new AQA GCSE Geography. This lesson can also work as a stand alone lesson. This lesson requires students to make use of: * The new AQA GCSE Hodder text book (Widdowson et al, 2016) * Blank A3 paper Differentiated with tasks for higher and lower ability students. Three progress checks have been incorporated into this lesson.
The Changing Economic World- What does global development look like?
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The Changing Economic World- What does global development look like?

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Lesson Aim: For pupils to understand that there are global variations in development. Lesson Objectives: 1. To interpret photographs taken in a rural Indian village to establish the quality of life and standard of living 2. To establish what the world map of development looks like 3. To define key development terms Resources included: *PowerPoint presentation * Lesson plan * Worksheet *Homework sheet- this requires addition of Figure 17.4 from p.251 of the new Hodder AQA GCSE text book, or a similar map showing the distribution of low income countries, newly emerging economies and high income countries (as categorised by the World Bank) Lesson 1 of 21 from my new scheme of work on The Changing Economic World for the new AQA GCSE Geography. This lesson can work as a stand alone lesson on global development, however ideally it goes with Lesson 2 - 'Social and economic development indicators'. This lesson requires students to make use of: * The new AQA GCSE Hodder text book (Widdowson et al, 2016) Differentiated with tasks for higher and lower ability students. Three progress checks have been incorporated into this lesson.
The Changing Economic World- International aid in Nigeria
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The Changing Economic World- International aid in Nigeria

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Lesson Aim: For students to gain a clear understanding as to what types of aid exist and the impacts on Nigeria Lesson Objectives: 1. To determine the different types of aid that exist. 2. To identify the impacts aid has had upon Nigeria. 3. To establish whether Nigeria still needs aid. Resources included: *PowerPoint presentation including hyperlinks (I have had to compress this as the file is quite large) * Lesson plan * Types of aid worksheet Lesson 14 of 21 from my new scheme of work on The Changing Economic World for the new AQA GCSE Geography. Can easily work as a stand alone lesson. This lesson requires students to make use of: * The new AQA GCSE Hodder text book (Widdowson et al, 2016) * Blank A3 paper Differentiated with tasks for higher and lower ability students. Three progress checks have been incorporated into this lesson. Homework task included.
The Changing Economic World- How has the growth of tourism in Tunisia reduced the development gap?
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The Changing Economic World- How has the growth of tourism in Tunisia reduced the development gap?

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Lesson Aim: To gather case study specific information based on the way in which tourism in Tunisia (a NEE) has helped to reduce the development gap. Lesson Objectives: 1. To establish why tourists visit Tunisia 2. To identify the ways in which tourism has reduced Tunisia’s development gap 3. To investigate the sustainability of tourism in Tunisia Resources included: *PowerPoint presentation including hyperlinks * Lesson plan Lesson 9 of 21 from my new scheme of work on The Changing Economic World for the new AQA GCSE Geography. This can also work as a stand alone lesson. This lesson requires students to make use of: * The new AQA GCSE Hodder text book (Widdowson et al, 2016) Differentiated with suggested tasks for more able students. Three progress checks have been incorporated into this lesson.