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A variety of predominantly KS3 resources for a variety of topics. All assessments I have created are entirely free and will save you a huge amount of time, so please feel free to download them all and adapt them to suit you! Hope you find them helpful!... Mr Williams.

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A variety of predominantly KS3 resources for a variety of topics. All assessments I have created are entirely free and will save you a huge amount of time, so please feel free to download them all and adapt them to suit you! Hope you find them helpful!... Mr Williams.
KS3 GEOGRAPHY SOW - Development BUNDLE
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KS3 GEOGRAPHY SOW - Development BUNDLE

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My entire half terms work for KS3 Development. These lessons are designed around the new AQA 1-9 GCSE but adapted for KS3. Taught in the order of: 1. World Development. 2. Measuring Development. 3. Demographic Transition Model. 4. Factors influencing development. 5. Uneven development. 6. Industrial development and investment. 7. Aid and Fairtrade. 8. Borrowing and Debt Relief. 9. Assessment
KS3 GEOGRAPHY SOW - Africa BUNDLE
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KS3 GEOGRAPHY SOW - Africa BUNDLE

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My entire half terms work for KS3 Africa. Atlases are essential for these resources. Taught in the order of: 1. Where is Africa? 2. Perceptions of Africa. 3. The colonisation of Africa. 4. Population densities of Africa. 5. Physical features of Africa. 6. Opportunities in Lagos. 7. Squatter Settlements in Lagos. 8. Assessment. EXTRA: The Big Fat Africa RECAP (Use any time after Lesson 5 - Delete biome related questions at the end of the quiz) EXTRA: Alphabetical - Africa worksheet. Best suited to be used earlier in the SOW (Atlases needed).
KS3 Tourism - Positives and negatives of tourism in Blackpool
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KS3 Tourism - Positives and negatives of tourism in Blackpool

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A lesson for the topic of Tourism. Ideal for years 7 to 9. Previously taught in a 1hr lesson. In this lesson, the pupils will begin by describing Blackpool based on the 5 images/videos they are shown, before later categorising the positives and negatives of tourism into social, economic and environmental, an important GCSE skill. Higher ability can be pushed to explain which impacts of tourism may be the most helpful and detrimental to Blackpool.
KS3 Natural Hazards - The Asian Tsunami 2004
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KS3 Natural Hazards - The Asian Tsunami 2004

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A lesson for the topic of Natural Hazards. Ideal for Years 7 to 9. Previously taught by myself in a 1hr lesson. This lesson looks at the case study of the Asian Tsunami in 2004. Pupils are expected to complete a timeline using the cut outs provided in this pack for the main activity of the lesson. A research based homework is included with an accompanying information sheet.
KS3 Development - Demographic Transition Model
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KS3 Development - Demographic Transition Model

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A lesson for the topic of Development. Ideal for years 7 to 9. Previously taught in a 1hr lesson. In this lesson, pupils will explore the five stages of the Demographic Transition Model. Spelling homework from the previous lesson in the series (Measuring development) is early in the presentation but optionally delete the slide if you have not taught it. The first part of this lesson introduces population pyramids and the DTM to the pupils. The first activity sees the pupils decide on suitable missing words in a Stages of the DTM worksheet, before the final activity where the pupils must decide where certain scenarios would place on the DTM. Easier to do as a numbers exercise, with the pupils sticking the sentences above their DTM's in their books.
KS3 GEOGRAPHY SOW - Tourism BUNDLE
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KS3 GEOGRAPHY SOW - Tourism BUNDLE

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My entire half-terms work for KS3 Tourism. Taught in the order of: 1. The different types of tourism. 2. UK tourism choropleth map. 3. Why do tourists go to Blackpool? 4. Mass Tourism. 5. Positives and negatives of tourism in Blackpool. 6. Improving Blackpool 7. Tourism in an LIC: Kenya. 8. Negative factors affecting tourism. 9. Impacts of tourism in Iceland. 10. Managing tourism in the Lake District (Potential for double lesson) No assessment for this work, but plenty of content available to create a short assessment if need be.
KS3 Development - Aid and Fairtrade
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KS3 Development - Aid and Fairtrade

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A lesson for the topic of Development. Ideal for years 7 to 9. Previously taught in a 1hr lesson. This lesson begins with a game of 'Blockbusters' based on the previous learning within this half terms worth of work (bundle), this game is excellent and I would recommend that you adapt it for other lessons you teach in the future. The main activities revolve around a 'positive and negative' table for aid, followed by a set of questions for Fairtrade. Information sheet and YouTube link to Fairtrade video included.
KS3 Africa - Opportunities in Lagos
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KS3 Africa - Opportunities in Lagos

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A lesson for the topic of Africa. Ideal for Years 7 to 9. Previously taught in a 1hr lesson. This lesson looks at the social and economic positives surrounding the city of Lagos in Nigeria. The pupils will answer two questions based around the first 2-3 minutes of the video in the presentation, before creating a mind-map in their books based on the information given to them. From this information, the pupils will be challenged to rank the opportunities from 1-7, explaining why they have ranked them in such order. This offers the opportunity to create a plenary where the pupils debate their rankings.
KS3 Rivers - Middle Course: Meanders and Oxbow Lakes
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KS3 Rivers - Middle Course: Meanders and Oxbow Lakes

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A lesson for the topic of Rivers. Ideal for years 7 to 9. Previously taught in a 1hr lesson. BASED ON AQA 1-9 GCSE. In this lesson, pupils will learn about the formation of a meander and subsequently, oxbow lakes. Pupils will be drawing and labelling a diagram of a meander, completing a description of the landform by filling in missing words, before creating a 4-part drawing of oxbow lakes. Oxbow lake exam style question as a homework is included.
KS3 GEOGRAPHY SOW - Natural Hazards BUNDLE
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KS3 GEOGRAPHY SOW - Natural Hazards BUNDLE

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My entire half-term of work for Natural Hazards. Taught in the order of: 1. What is a natural hazard? 2. Plate Margins. 3. Earthquakes. 4. Gorkha Earthquake 2015. 5. Tsunami's. 6. The Asian Tsunami 2004. 7. Volcanoes. 8. Assessment. Extra: Make your own Earthquake-proof building.
KS3 Tourism - Impacts of tourism in Iceland
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KS3 Tourism - Impacts of tourism in Iceland

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A lesson for the topic of Tourism. Ideal for years 7 to 9. Previously taught in a 1hr lesson. This lesson explores the HIC case of Iceland in Northern Europe. The lesson starter involves the pupils deciding on whether the image presented to them is either Greenland or Iceland. Later in the lesson the pupils will be dividing impacts of tourism into positives and negatives (social, economic and environmental). The pupils' final activity involves answering a 6 mark question using the lessons learning as the basis for the content.
KS3 Africa - Squatter Settlements in Lagos
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KS3 Africa - Squatter Settlements in Lagos

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A lesson for the topic of Africa which is completely FREE. Ideal for Years 7 to 9. Previously taught in a 1hr lesson. This lesson is an excellent follow up to the 'Opportunities in Lagos' lesson, but can also be taught separately on its own. Lagos is the largest city in Nigeria. Pupils will complete a starter worksheet based on the video in the presentation, before completing activities based around statistics in Makoko (squatter settlement) and then writing a persuasive letter to either save or demolish Makoko (using a help sheet).
KS3 Tourism - UK tourism choropleth map
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KS3 Tourism - UK tourism choropleth map

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A lesson for the topic of Tourism. Ideal for years 7 to 9. Previously taught in a 1hr lesson. In this lesson, the pupils will firstly make a case for the five cities within the U.K that they believe have the most tourists visit. The pupils will then be probed to discuss reasons as to why London makes the most money from tourism in the UK, before the main activity of completing 2 choropleth maps and answering a set of questions comparing the results.
KS3 GEOGRAPHY SOW - Settlements BUNDLE
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KS3 GEOGRAPHY SOW - Settlements BUNDLE

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My entire scheme of work for a half-terms teaching on the topic of Settlements. Taught in the order of: 1. Settling down. 2. Settlement patterns. 3. How do settlements change with time? 4. Land-use patterns in Liverpool. 5. Benefits and problems of settlement growth. 6. Greenwich Peninsula 7. Cheshire Oaks (potential of a double lesson) 8. Assessment Extra: Plan your own housing estate.
KS3 Settlements - Assessment
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KS3 Settlements - Assessment

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An end of term assessment for the topic of Settlements. Ideal for Years 7 to 9. Previously taught by myself in a 1hr lesson where pupils have had time to revise beforehand and sat the assessment in around 30-40 minutes. Based on the KS3 Settlement resources on my page.
KS3 Rivers - Upper Course: Waterfalls and Gorges
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KS3 Rivers - Upper Course: Waterfalls and Gorges

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A lesson for the topic of Rivers. Ideal for years 7 to 9. Previously taught in a 1hr lesson. BASED ON AQA 1-9 GCSE. The lesson begins with a recap activity to previous lessons, before a main activity where pupils will draw a diagram of a waterfall and label the formation. An anagrams homework included based on key words from the topic.
KS3 Coasts - The two types of waves
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KS3 Coasts - The two types of waves

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An introductory lesson for the topic of Coasts. Ideal for Years 7 to 9. Previously taught by myself in a 1hr lesson. The bulk of the lesson explores the two types of waves, constructive and destructive. The starter activity of distinguishing the longest coastlines in the world will be made easier for the pupils is atlases are available, although the presentation has a large map on it to help otherwise. Spellings homework included that can be marked during the following lesson.
KS3 Africa - Physical features of Africa
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KS3 Africa - Physical features of Africa

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A lesson for the topic of Africa. Ideal for Years 7 to 9. Previously taught in a 1hr lesson. This lesson focuses on identifying the physical features within the continent of Africa. The lesson starter is a physical features wordsearch, before identifying where they are located within the Continent. From this, the pupils will create their own 'Physical features map' (Atlas will be required), example of what a completed map should look like is included in the presentation. Short quiz plenary at the end.