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I am a Geography specialist who has also been teaching GCSE history for the past few years. I have uploaded some lessons for History and Geography. I hope people find them useful.

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I am a Geography specialist who has also been teaching GCSE history for the past few years. I have uploaded some lessons for History and Geography. I hope people find them useful.
The Changing UK Economy A3 Revision Map
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The Changing UK Economy A3 Revision Map

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For AQA GCSE geography. The resource is for The Changing UK Economy topic, in Unit 2 and is best printed out in A3. You can change the questions and the rules as it is editable to make it harder or easier. The rules are:- "Use your class notes, textbooks and/or the Internet to answer questions on your way from Lands’ End to John O’ Groats. Write the answers on a separate sheet of paper or in your notes. Once you have answered the question, colour in the corresponding area on the map. Move onto the next neighbouring area. You cannot ‘jump’ an area. However, you must visit England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland at least once on your journey. You must also use the ferry routes to travel across water." hope this helps! https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/markthegeographer
Lagos: AQA GCSE Differentiated Revision Map Activity
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Lagos: AQA GCSE Differentiated Revision Map Activity

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Works really well with Hodder textbook or pupils notes from their exercise books. The activity is differentiated so pupils choose a different starting point on the Nigerian border depending on the difficulty and make their way towards Lagos, colouring in the states when they have answered a question. The activity can be used in different ways, pupils can even go after every state! Instructions are:- *Use your class notes, textbooks and/or the internet to answer questions on your way to Lagos. Write the answers on a separate sheet of paper. Once you have answered the question, colour in the corresponding state on the map. Move onto the next state on your journey towards Lagos. Choose a starting state from green (easy), orange (medium) or red (hard). * Hope this helps. https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/markthegeographer
Hot Deserts: AQA Geography All Lessons Bundle
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Hot Deserts: AQA Geography All Lessons Bundle

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This is a six lesson bundle for the AQA GCSE Geography Specification for Hot Deserts. Each lesson is roughly one hour long and include a variety of activities, video clips and GCSE practice questions with guidance on how to answer them, The lessons use the examples of the Thar Desert and Badia in Jordan. Lesson titles include:- Environmental Characteristics Plant & Animal Adaptations Opportunities for Development Challenges of Development Causes of Desertification Reducing Desertification Hope this helps. https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/markthegeographer
Typhoon Haiyan: Numbers Affected Worksheet
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Typhoon Haiyan: Numbers Affected Worksheet

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GCSE Geography worksheet on which the pupils create a choropleth map to show the distribution of the numbers of people affected by the tropical storm. It also has some GCSE-style questions for the pupils to answers. Please feel free to download and adapt. https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/markthegeographer
Megacities: A3 Research Sheet
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Megacities: A3 Research Sheet

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A research sheet that is best printed out in A3 for the pupils to find out about a chosen megacity. Please feel free to download and adapt to suit your needs. https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/markthegeographer
Climate Change: Adapting To Climate Change
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Climate Change: Adapting To Climate Change

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AQA GCSE Geography lesson for the new specification Unit 1A: In this sixth lesson in the section we look at how we can adapt to climate change. We start with a simple retrieval practice quiz on international agreements from last lesson, We then look at 3 ways in which we may have to adapt in the future to cope with climate change, in agriculture, water supply and sea-level rise. We look at specific examples for water supply (the artificial glaciers in the Himalayas) and sea-level rise (the Maldives). We finish the lesson with a GCSE-style question post-it plenary. In a nutshell lesson includes: Retrieval prctice starter Photograph annotation task for agriculture Video notes task for artificial glaciers in the Himalayas Hexagon task for sea level rise in the Maldives Video clips where appropriate GCSE-style question post-it plenary. Hope this saves you some valuable planning time. https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/markthegeographer
Deforestation in Malaysia: The Impacts
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Deforestation in Malaysia: The Impacts

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AQA GCSE Geography Lesson This lesson requires the Oxford GCSE Geography for the AQA specification This lesson includes a number of activities including photograph interpretation, a worksheet to help the students with an evaluation question and further skills such as map and graph interpretation. The actvities are based around the Oxford GCSE Geography for AQA. Thanks, and hope it helps. https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/markthegeographer
1066: Why did William Win the Battle of Hastings?
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1066: Why did William Win the Battle of Hastings?

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Lesson 4 in the Norman Conquest SOW. This lesson sees the pupils compare the armies of both the Norman’s and Anglo Saxons. We then move onto the events of the Battle of Hastings and examine the significance of various moments in the battle. The pupils then sort the events into key factors that decided the batlle. Luck, tactics and military power, before reaching a conclusion on the deciding factor. Included in the lesson is: Retrieval Practice Starter Comparing armies activity Sequence of events actvity with questions Video clip Key Factors activity Hope this helps. https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/markthegeographer
Sailboat Analysis Template
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Sailboat Analysis Template

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Revision task for geographical/historical issues. The sails are factors that contribute to progress, the anchors are factors that hinder progress in tackling the issue. https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/markthegeographer
Henry VIII and his Six Wives: Interactive Role Play Lesson
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Henry VIII and his Six Wives: Interactive Role Play Lesson

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A Key Stage 3 one hour lesson, but can easily be stretched to a double or two singles. This is an alternative way of teaching this subject and the pupils just love it. The presentation includes the scripts, characters and sound effects for amusement. There is a variety of roles for pupils of different reading abilities and confidence. The pupils can fill in a worksheet as the play progresses. There is also a feedback summary activity for pupils to choose to answer an question on an aspect of the story. The lesson is a lot of fun and could even be done as a play or assembly. https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/markthegeographer
Extending the Franchise: The Chartists & Chartism
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Extending the Franchise: The Chartists & Chartism

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Power & the People lesson on the Chartists. In this lesson we introduce the Chartists and Chartism. We then look at what the demands of the Chartists were and how they believed they would make for a fairer electoral system. We then examine the methods of the Chartists and how they were successful at spreading their message. We then look at the failure of Chartism and examine the reasons for this before finishing with how significant the movement was in the end. Included in the lesson is:- Question starter around Secret Ballots Activity on the Chartists Six Point Demands Video Clip Activity examining the methods of the Chartists Writing activity on the failure of Chartism Question on the significance of Chartism. Hope this helps https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/markthegeographer
Reducing the Gap: Tourism in Jamaica
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Reducing the Gap: Tourism in Jamaica

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AQA GCSE Geography lesson on reducing the development gap in Malaysia. ****You will need the Oxford GCSE Geography textbook for AQA. This lesson contains a differentiated a3 worksheet for the pupils to workthrough using the textbook. There is a variety of tasks that the pupils can choose from and some video clips on Jamaica to give the pupils a brief insight into the island. Included are:- Starter activity Video Clips Differentiated Worksheet. Hope this helps. https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/markthegeographer
Geography Retrieval Practice: Ordnance Survey Your Memory
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Geography Retrieval Practice: Ordnance Survey Your Memory

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An Ordnance Survey themed retrieval practice starter slide. With differing levels of question difficulty according to the contour lines and various map symbols for the pupils to try to recall. Please feel free to download and adapt. https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/markthegeographer