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Following a career in the Albanian Special Forces, then 17 years as a professional sumo in Kyoto... I now teach Geography *)

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Following a career in the Albanian Special Forces, then 17 years as a professional sumo in Kyoto... I now teach Geography *)
Project workbook: 'INCREDIBLE INDIA'
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Project workbook: 'INCREDIBLE INDIA'

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A 'footsteps' project about India in the 21st Century. Pupils research data and illustrations to complete the booklet. Footsteps follow sections called: Hypothese; Expected Outcomes; Background; Methodology; Data Presentation; Analysis; Conclusion; Evaluation. Questions for research include: 'Today, India is becoming so wealthy because...' 'In the past, the British Empire affected India because...' 'Today, the UK is linked to modern India because...' 'Not everyone is happy with modern India’s development because...'
Geography display
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Geography display

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A variety of pictures I use for display from various internet sites Mostly cartoons with a geographical message
Hazards 7: "LA NIÑA"
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Hazards 7: "LA NIÑA"

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Powerpoint and worksheets about the causes, effects and management of the 2011 Brisbane Flood resulting from a La Nina event. Differentiated questions. Links to videos included.
Climate Change 2: "CLIMATE CHANGE EVIDENCE"
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Climate Change 2: "CLIMATE CHANGE EVIDENCE"

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Powerpoint, worksheet and resource sheets beginning with some strange facts about the climate. Activity finding out how climate data is collected and each method's limitations. A section about climate change denial and the reasons for ignoring the scientific findings. Differentiated questions: 1-3: Choose two of the stakeholders and describe why they might say climate change is not a problem 4-6: Explain one economic reason and one social reason why some people might say climate change is not a problem 7-9: Explain the political and psychological factors which might lead to climate change denial Links to videos which further understanding .
REVISION: "Love Poetry through the ages (pre-1900)"
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REVISION: "Love Poetry through the ages (pre-1900)"

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With links to "Wuthering Heights"... "Who so list to hount I knowe where is a hydne" by Sir Thomas Wyatt "Sonnet 116" by William Shakespeare "The Garden of Love" by William Blake "Song (Ae fond kiss)" by Robert Burns "Remember" by Christina Rossetti "At an Inn" by Thomas Hardy "La Belle Dame sans Merci. A Ballad" by John Keats "Non Sum Qualis Eram Bonae sub Regno Cynarae" by Ernest Dowson "A Song (Absent from thee)" by John Wilmot, Earl of Rochester "She Walks in Beauty" by Lord Byron "The Flea" by John Donne "To His Coy Mistress" by Andrew Marvell "The Scrutiny" by Richard Lovelace "The Ruined Maid" by Thomas Hardy Colour coded: yellow for definitions
Resource Reliance 3: "I'VE GOT THE POWER"
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Resource Reliance 3: "I'VE GOT THE POWER"

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Powerpoint and activities outlining how deforestation and mining provide energy but also damage the environment Blooms and 9-1 differentiated questions/activities eg Grades 1-2 (Knowledge): (a) Use the data to complete the two divided bar graphs (causes of tropical deforestation & global energy consumption). (b) Fill in the blanks on the separate sheet to analyse your completed divided bar graphs Grades 8-9 (Evaluation): (a) Read about firewood, mining, fracking and biofuels (highlight the main environmental effects as you go). (b) Compare and evaluate the effects of those four human activities. (Write three paragraphs for 8 marks) Completing and analysing divided graphs Find out why humanity’s growing demand for energy supplies can lead to deforestation Find out how human activities involved in the energy industry can cause serious environmental damage
Hazards 4: "KATRINA'S EFFECTS"
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Hazards 4: "KATRINA'S EFFECTS"

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Powerpoint and worksheets about the effects of Hurricane Katrina. First part deals with levees and subsidence with a differentiated question. Second part looks at social, economic and environmental effects which are sorted and then used to write a newspaper article. Links to videos included.
RIVERS Bundle
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RIVERS Bundle

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Series of Powerpoints and worksheets... 1: "We need rivers" (map and atlas skills (locating World rivers); photo analysis of human uses of rivers) 2: "The start(s) of the Nile" (carousel activities looking at upper course features) 3: "Khartoum" (climate graphs; satellite photo analysis; map annotation assessment) 4: "Egypt, Gift of the Nile" (Egyptian mythology; use info sheets to complete a sheet linking the annual flood to Egypt's wealth, farming, transport, etc) 5: "Aswan Dam" (make a long profile of the Nile; pupils debate the advantages and disadvantages of the dam then write a conclusion) 6: "Stream table" (erosion, transportation, deposition starter; class activity recording features seen while changing slope and water flow) 7: "Waterfalls" (rock types as a starter; stream table experiment to make waterfalls; record results by annotating diagrams) If you like these resources, give me a rating/comment and then take a look at my shop (* Pompey Rich *)
China 2: "MADE IN CHINA"
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China 2: "MADE IN CHINA"

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Powerpoint inspired by the RGS scheme of work "China Today". Whole lesson, includes starter (multinational companies), comparison of Shenzhen in 1970 with today, Geographical mystery about Apple's involvement ion China (WHAT were the reasons for moving iPhone production to China? HOW were the Foxconn workers treated? WHY are there nets outside Foxconn factory windows? WHO benefits from Apple products being made in China? ), differentiated questions (Explain why Apple was so interested in making its products in China; Compare the opinions of a Foxconn worker in China with an Apple customer in the UK. Then give your opinion of Foxconn/Apple; Describe the living and working conditions inside a Chinese factory like Foxconn) and plenary (the suicide of Ma Xiang Qian )
Development3: "Shell Nigeria"
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Development3: "Shell Nigeria"

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Powerpoint comparing the UK's development with Nigeria as a starter, The main part looks at how oil has brought wealth to Nigeria (eg Eko Atlantic City) but also devestation to the peoples of the Niger Delta. Plenary compares MNCs with the GDP of various countries. Activities include a mystery exercise and an exam-style question... HYPOTHESIS: “The discovery of crude oil in 1956 has helped Nigeria to develop”
Homework Booklet: 'RADIANT RUSSIA'
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Homework Booklet: 'RADIANT RUSSIA'

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Eight page booklet : define keywords, Latitude/Longitude map skills, a SPAG exercise about Russia, space for pupils to analyse Russia's citizenship policy, a moral dilemma based on renewing the UK's nuclear weapons, a page to write about the pupil's photo of Russia and finally a chance to research and design a Russian doll
Homework booklet: BRILLIANT BILLIONAIRES
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Homework booklet: BRILLIANT BILLIONAIRES

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Eight page booklet : define economic keywords, a page to research a billionaire, a SPAG exercise about entrepreneurs, a page to draw a picture reacting to the lyrics of 'Imagine', a moral dilemma based on finding a winning lottery ticket, a self-assessment of attitudes to wealth and poverty and finally a page of religious quotes regarding wealth which need pupil comments
Homework booklet: AWAKENING AFRICA
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Homework booklet: AWAKENING AFRICA

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Eight page booklet : define keywords, create a factfile about an African country, a SPAG exercise about the continent, a short piece of research about the UN's work in Africa, an opinion piece about whether or not the UK still owes a moral debt to Africa for colonialism, a page to decorate an outline map of Africa with traditional patterns and finally a page to show how modern music is related to African rhythms
Homework booklet: CRUMBLING COASTS
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Homework booklet: CRUMBLING COASTS

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Eight page booklet : define coastal keywords; complete a fact file about a seaside resort; SPAG exercise about Holderness erosion; annotate a map to show human uses of the Humber region; family dilemma about using fossil fuels; write a poem based on a beautiful coastal scene; explain how transport changes have affected holiday habits over time
Homework booklet: CHALLENGING CLIMATES
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Homework booklet: CHALLENGING CLIMATES

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Eight page booklet : define weather and climate keywords; map the areas of the World to show general effects of Climate Change; SPAG exercise about rising sea levels; questionnaire to survey attitudes towards Climate Change; Moral dilemma about family holidays abroad; personal responses to some religious quotes about the environment; description of how Climate Change may affect our heritage sites
Homework booklet: MARDY MIDDLE EAST
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Homework booklet: MARDY MIDDLE EAST

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Eight page booklet : define Geographical keywords; map the main national religions of the Middle East; SPAG exercise about the earliest civilisations; complete a multiplier effect of the oil industry; moral dilemma about letting refugees come to Britain; research the family tree of religions to find their founding dates; describe the importance of four Middle Eastern locations to religious people
Homework booklet: INCREDIBLE INDIA
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Homework booklet: INCREDIBLE INDIA

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Eight page booklet : define Geographical keywords; complete a fact file about a an Indian state; SPAG exercise about Indian food; annotate a photo to show the problems of slum life; moral dilemma comparing the lives of the super rich and the extreme poor; explain why trees are important in Geography (using a Hindu quote as a prompt); a comparison of the lives of Krishna and Jesus