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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 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 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 Natural Hazards - Gorkha earthquake 2015
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KS3 Natural Hazards - Gorkha earthquake 2015

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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 explores Gorkha in Nepal as a case study of a natural disaster (Earthquake). The main activity of the lesson involves distinguishing primary and secondary effects and responses. Includes optional homework's for either high or low ability.
KS3 Natural Hazards - Volcanoes
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KS3 Natural Hazards - Volcanoes

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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. The lesson starter is a game of 'Blockbusters' with an explanation of how the game works within the presentation, with the lessons main activity being a pop-up volcano. This activity tends to work best when stuck in the centre of an exercise book (suitable for A3 or A4 books).
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 Africa - Assessment
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KS3 Africa - Assessment

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An end of term assessment for the topic of Africa. Completely FREE. The assessment is written around the lessons that are available on my page, but can be adapted to suit other lessons on the topic. Mark scheme included. If you are to use this in line with the other 'KS3 Africa' lessons I have made, remove question 7 (the Hot Deserts question).
KS3 Coasts - Holderness Coast
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KS3 Coasts - Holderness Coast

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The final lesson in the series for the topic of Coasts, and its yours for FREE. Ideal for Years 7 to 9. Previously taught by myself in a 1hr lesson, but can be adapted to fill 2 hours. This lesson looks at the coastal erosion case study of the Holderness Coast in the North East of England, the fastest eroding coastline in Europe. One of my favourite lessons to teach and very much pupil led during the main activity. Hope you enjoy!
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 Natural Hazards - Earthquakes
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KS3 Natural Hazards - Earthquakes

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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 more specifically at earthquakes, with the main activity being the pupils designing their own Richter Scale. Main activity can also be adapted to a comic strip if the teacher chooses to do so.
KS3 Deserts - Desertification
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KS3 Deserts - Desertification

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A lesson for the topic of Deserts. Ideal for years 7 to 9. Previously taught in a 1hr lesson. BUILT AROUND AQA 1-9 GCSE. In this lesson, the pupils will play a recap game of 'Blockbusters' based on the two previous lessons in this bundle, before looking at the Sahel as a more specific example of an area suffering from Desertification. The Blockbusters game is an excellent activity which I would suggest adapting for any topic at all! Spellings homework included.
KS3 Development - World Development
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KS3 Development - World Development

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An introductory lesson for the topic of Development. Ideal for years 7 to 9. Designed as a KS3 version of the AQA 1-9 GCSE. Previously taught in a 1hr lesson. The lesson starter involves the pupils drawing what they believe is on the other side of the image taken in Sao Paolo. The lesson moves on to a game of 'HIC or not?', where the pupils will write whether they believe the image is taken in an HIC or whether it is not. The final task involves the pupils attempting to answer a 6 mark question about describing the distribution of HIC's, NEE's and LIC's.
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.
KS3 Deserts - Hot Desert Environments
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KS3 Deserts - Hot Desert Environments

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An introductory lesson for the topic of Deserts. Ideal for years 7 to 9. Previously taught in a 1hr lesson. Once a Deserts wordsearch is completed and the pupils are introduced to what a desert is, the pupils will complete a 3-mark 'describe the distribution question about the location of a selection of the worlds Hot Deserts. The main activity of the lesson see's the pupils complete a climate graph for Phoenix in Arizona. YOU WILL NEED GRAPH PAPER FOR THIS LESSON. Includes a homework based around the results of the pupils' climate graphs.
KS3 Settlements - Land-use patterns in Liverpool
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KS3 Settlements - Land-use patterns in Liverpool

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A lesson for the topic of Settlements. This lesson looks at Liverpool as a more specific example of land-use patterns, with the bulk of the lesson exploring the Burgess model. Ideal for Years 7 to 9. Previously taught by myself in a 1hr lesson. INCLUDES OPTIONAL PLENARY PRESENTATION.
KS3 Africa - The colonisation of Africa
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KS3 Africa - The colonisation 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 includes a 'tick box' learning objective sheet for all pupils to do at the start (if they can) and then again at the end to highlight their progress. The lesson starter is a recap to previous lessons learning (or general knowledge), before the pupils explore what colonisation is. The main activity of the lesson sees the pupils create a timeline of colonisation in Africa.
KS3 GEOGRAPHY SOW - Coasts BUNDLE
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KS3 GEOGRAPHY SOW - Coasts BUNDLE

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My entire half terms of work for KS3 Coasts. Taught in the order of: 1. The two types of waves. 2. Rock type and erosion. 3. How does a stump form? 4. Longshore Drift. 5. Spits. 6. Coast Management AND Hard & Soft Engineering. 7. Holderness Coast (Potential of double lesson) 8. Assessment
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 Development - Factors influencing development
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KS3 Development - Factors influencing development

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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 leads the pupils to explore a variety of factors that affect development including conflict, corruption, natural hazards and food prices to name a few; the pupils will use information sheets to answer a set of questions about the factors. The final activity uses Haiti as an example of how a natural hazard can affect development in a domino effect, where pupils must complete the worksheet with the sentences written in the correct areas of the columns. Includes a homework related to the lessons learning.