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I've been teaching geography across the age groups (7-13) in Essex for the past 9 years. I'm currently the head of department at my school. The lessons I include in my shop are all in one lessons. Each lesson ppt have a starter, differentiated learning activities, handouts and a plenary. Once you purchase a lesson you don't need to do much before you teach it. My lessons have a variety of activities but they all follow a simply straightforward structure.

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I've been teaching geography across the age groups (7-13) in Essex for the past 9 years. I'm currently the head of department at my school. The lessons I include in my shop are all in one lessons. Each lesson ppt have a starter, differentiated learning activities, handouts and a plenary. Once you purchase a lesson you don't need to do much before you teach it. My lessons have a variety of activities but they all follow a simply straightforward structure.
Coastal  erosion and transportation

Coastal erosion and transportation

Three lessons on the coastal processes of erosion and transportation. The lesson meets the requirements of the new GCSE specifications. One lesson covers the 4 types of erosion. Another lesson covers the 4 types of transportation and the final lesson covers the process of longshore drift. The lessons are planned in detail and all the resources for teaching the lesson are included in the ppts; starter, learning activities with resources, clear outline of learning tasks and a plenary. Just download and teach!
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Cities; mega cities, primate cities, world cities & sustainable cities

Cities; mega cities, primate cities, world cities & sustainable cities

There are three (3) lessons in this bundle about cities. The first lesson is on mega cities. It looks on the definitions of mega cities, their locations, causes and effects of their growth. The second lesson is on primate cities and world cities. It compares primate cities ad world cities with mega cities. The third lesson is on sustainable cities. It looks the strategies being used across the world to make cities sustainable. These lessons meet the new GCSE specifications however, they are planned well enough to be easily adapted to an AS/A-level group.
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An Urbanising World

An Urbanising World

This bundle includes 6 lessons on the new GCSE unit on urbanisation. The lessons meet the assessment criteria for all the new specifications. Key facts about the lesson are: 1. The bundle covers 6 topics; Growth in urbanisation, Causes of urban growth, Megacities/primate cities/world cities, Urban economies, Suburbanisation and counter-urbanisation and a case study of Depopulation in the Western Isles. 2. As a bonus you will also receive an assessment and mark scheme in bundle 3. All the lessons are complete lessons with all the resources you need to deliver them - starters, learning activities and plenaries. All you will need are the ppts which are included in the bundle. 4. Each lesson has a range of activities relevant to the assessment objectives of the new specifications. There are active learning tasks where students have to move around the room, written tasks for students to develop their question-answering skills, map and diagrams used to explain concepts, numeracy tasks to reflect the emphasis on math skills in the new specifications and video links to help explain concepts and ideas. 5. The lessons are also all differentiated for students at either end of ability level. 6. Very little planning is needed on your part to deliver these lessons. Just print the resources and teach.
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Glaciers Introduction

Glaciers Introduction

This is an A-level lesson on glaciers. It meets the new Edexcel and Aqa specifications. This is the first lesson of the unit. Key facts about the lesson are: The content covered by the lesson are; Definition of a glacier & glaciation, description of the different types of glaciers, distribution of glaciers today, distribution of glaciers in the last ice age, timeline of glacial and interglacial periods throughout history and glaciers (cryosphere) importance to other earth systems. Learning resources used in the lesson are; map task, peer work, graph analysis, creating a diagram and past paper questions. What do you get in the package: The lesson is planned in detail and all of the resources for teaching the lesson are included in the ppt; starter, learning activities with resources, clear outline of learning tasks and a plenary. However, students should be encouraged to use their text book to broaden their understanding. Now just download and teach!
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Grid reference

Grid reference

This is a KS3 lesson on 4 figure and 6 figure grid reference. Grid reference is a skill that students often forget so this lesson is ideal for a GCSE group and can be used specifically as a revision tool. The lesson can Key facts about the lesson are: The content covered by the lesson are; Definition of the grid reference, how to use four figure grid reference, how to use six figure grid reference, practice tasks. Learning resources used in the lesson are; Quiz, grid reference practice tasks, map task and short summary writing tasks. Other facts; The answers for the practice activities are included on the ppt which makes it even easier for non specialists to deliver. What do you get in the package? The lesson is planned in detail all of the resources for teaching the lesson are included in the ppt; starter, learning activities with resources, clear outline of learning tasks and a plenary. Now just download and teach!
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Map skills lessons - complete set

Map skills lessons - complete set

There are seven (7) lessons in this bundle. It’s the complete set of map skill lessons that is usually taught to year 7s at the beginning of the school year. This bundle will cover your planning for entire first half-term. All the resources to deliver the lessons are included in the ppts. The ppts are very easy to follow and answers to practice tasks are included to make it easy for non-specialist who might be teaching this topic. The lessons are very practical so students will be doing most of the work while the teacher can provide one-one attention. The lessons included are: Qualities of a good map Map symbols Map scales Compass coordinates Grid reference Relief Contours A description of each lesson can be found on my page for each individual lesson.
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Contours

Contours

This is a KS3 / KS2 lesson on reading contours. It is a very good practical lesson that will get students really involved in map work. Key facts about the lesson are: The content covered by the lesson are; Definition of the term contours, how to use contour lines, practice giving height using contours, how do contours show steep and gentle slopes, creating your own map with contour lines. Learning resources used in the lesson are; quiz, contour map work using grid references, matching contour lines with shape of land task, drawing contour lines on a map. Other facts; The answers for the practice activities are included on the ppt which makes it even easier for non specialists to deliver. What do you get in the package? The lesson is planned in detail all of the resources for teaching the lesson are included in the ppt; starter, learning activities with resources, clear outline of learning tasks and a plenary. Now just download and teach!
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Map skills

Map skills

There are 4 lessons in this bundle. Qualities of a good map: This lesson covers what is a map, what should all good maps have, how to draw sketch maps and what are mental maps Map symbols: This lesson covers what are map symbols, how to use symbols to learn about a place, identifying different OS map symbols. Map sclaes: This lesson covers what are scales, how are scales used, types of map scales, scaling things up and scaling things down. Compass coordinates: This lesson covers 4, 8 and 16 point compass, how to use compass and what are hemispheres.
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Shape and height of land on maps

Shape and height of land on maps

There are two lessons in this bundle on relief. The 1st lesson introduces the three techniques used to show height and shape of landscapes on maps (spot heights, colour shading and contours). The 1st lesson focuses on spot heights and colour shading in detail with good practical activities that will engage students. The 2nd leson focuses entirely on contours and how they can be used to describe the height and shape of the land. Here they are also goo pratical engaging activities. Both lessons are planned in detail and all the learning/teaching resources are included in the ppt. Just download and teach!
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Map scales

Map scales

This is a KS3 / KS2 lesson on using map scales. As with most map skills lesson this is a practical lesson which will engage students at any level. Key facts about the lesson are: The content covered by the lesson are; Explanation of what a scale does, common scales used on maps (ratio, word and line scales), how to use scales, how to scale objects up and down, practice tasks. Learning resources used in the lesson are; map task, scaling things up practice task sheet, scaling things down practice task sheet, peer learning. Other facts; The answers for the practice activities are included on the ppt which makes it even easier for non specialists to deliver. What do you get in the package: The lesson is planned in detail and all of the resources for teaching the lesson are included in the ppt; starter, learning activities with resources, clear outline of learning tasks and a plenary. Now just download and teach!
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Showing relief on maps

Showing relief on maps

This is a KS3 / KS2 lesson on showing relief on maps. It is a very good practical lesson that will get students really involved in map work. Key facts about the lesson are: The content covered by the lesson are; Definition of the term relief, explanation of how spot heights, contours and colour shading show relief, identifying the height of places on a map using the three (3) relief methods, and creating a relief map using colour shading techniques. Learning resources used in the lesson are; Picture study, short writing task, map work task, and colour shading sketch map task. The lesson is planned in detail all of the resources for teaching the lesson are included in the ppt; starter, learning activities with resources, clear outline of learning tasks and a plenary. You can use textbooks to provide background information on relief but it is not necessary. Now just download and teach!
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Compass coordinates

Compass coordinates

This is a KS3 / KS2 lesson on compass points. It is an excellent lesson to peak students’ interest in maps and to pass on map skills. Key facts about the lesson are: The content covered by the lesson are; Description of a compass and its purpose, using 4, 8 and 16 point compasses, locating places in different hemispheres of the earth (northern, southern, western an eastern). Learning resources used in the lesson are; labelling compass coordinates, atlas compass task, hemisphere atlas task. Other facts; The answers for the practice activities are included on the ppt which makes it even easier for non specialists to deliver. The lesson is planned in detail and most of the resources for teaching the lesson are included in the ppt; starter, learning activities with resources, clear outline of learning tasks and a plenary. You will need atlases/maps of the UK for this task. Now just download and teach!
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Population density

Population density

This is a KS3 lesson on population density. It is also a good lesson for a KS2 group. Key facts about the lesson are: The content covered by the lesson are; definition of population density, explanation of the concepts densely and sparsely populated, UK population density, world population density and factors that influence population density. Learning resources used in the lesson are; Starter quiz, sketching task, picture study, cartograms (UK and world) and short writing tasks. The lesson is planned in detail and all of the resources for teaching the lesson are included in the ppt; starter, learning activities with resources, clear outline of learning tasks and a plenary. Now just download and teach!
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Population growth – India case study

Population growth – India case study

This is a KS3 lesson on population growth with India used as a case study. It can also be used with a GCSE group. Key facts about the lesson are: The content covered by the lesson are; definition of population growth & natural increase, location of India (site and situation), India’s population growth trend since 1950, historical reasons for population growth in India, reasons for current population growth in India. Learning resources used in the lesson are; keyword association task, map task, graph analysis task (numeracy here), video clip, pair discussion and writing task. Answers to most of the task are in the note section below each slide of ppt. This will make it easy for non-specialist to deliver the lesson. The lesson is planned in detail and all of the resources for teaching the lesson are included in the ppt; starter, learning activities with resources, clear outline of learning tasks and a plenary. You will only need atlases with maps of Asia. Now just download and teach!
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Migration - introduction

Migration - introduction

This is a KS3 introduction lesson on migration. The content and skills lay the foundation for further studies in the new GCSE specs. Key facts about the lesson are: The content covered by the lesson are; definition of migration key terms (migration, in-migration, international migration etc), types of migration, push and pull factors etc. Learning resources used in the lesson are; unscramble the word task, picture study task, writing task, quiz etc. The lesson is planned in detail and all of the resources for teaching the lesson are included in the ppt; starter, learning activities with resources, clear outline of learning tasks and a plenary. Now just download and teach!
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Map symbols

Map symbols

This is a KS3 / KS2 lesson on OS map symbols. It is an excellent lesson to peak students’ interest in maps and to pass on valuable map skills. Key facts about the lesson are: The content covered by the lesson are; Definition of the term map symbol, identification of symbols for human and physical geographic features on a map, using symbols to collect facts about an an area on a map. Learning resources used in the lesson are; map quiz, sketching task, map symbol story task and a short writing task. The lesson is planned in detail and most of the resources for teaching the lesson are included in the ppt; starter, learning activities with resources, clear outline of learning tasks and a plenary. You will need copies of the OS map symbol key which can be found in textbooks or on OS maps. Now just download and teach!
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Population  - Introduction

Population - Introduction

This is a KS3 lesson on population. It can also easily be used with a GCSE group. The content and skills are relevant to the nee GCSE specs. Key facts about the lesson are: The content covered by the lesson are; definition of population, population facts such as current world population, birth & death rates, age breakdown of the world’s population etc, distribution of the most populous countries in the world and natural increase. Learning resources used in the lesson are; quiz, real time population change weblink, mapping task, numeracy task and a short writing task. The lesson is planned in detail and all of the resources for teaching the lesson are included in the ppt; starter, learning activities with resources, clear outline of learning tasks and a plenary. You will only need atlases for this lesson. Now just download and teach!
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V-shaped valleys, waterfalls, meanders and flood plains

V-shaped valleys, waterfalls, meanders and flood plains

This is a KS3 lesson on landforms created by the river. The landforms highlighted in the title are the four studied in this lesson. Key facts about the lesson are: The content covered by the lesson are; Formation of v-shaped valleys, waterfalls, meanders and flood plains, Learning resources used in the lesson are; Keyword matching task, sketching task, video clips, diagram sorting task, sequencing task and short writing tasks. The lesson is planned in detail and all of the resources for teaching the lesson are included in the ppt; starter, learning activities with resources, clear outline of learning tasks and a plenary. You can use a textbook to provide additional reading resources though, it is not needed to deliver this lesson. Now just download and teach!
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Population structure/pyramids

Population structure/pyramids

This is a KS3 lesson on population structure. It can also be used with a GCSE group. Key facts about the lesson are: The content covered by the lesson are; definition of population structure (including definitions of the terms young dependent, elderly dependent and working age group), description on how to use population pyramids, comparing population pyramids of HICs and LICs, advantages and disadvantages of an ageing population. Learning resources used in the lesson are; Keyword matching task, graph analysis, peer discussion and writing task. The lesson is planned in detail and all of the resources for teaching the lesson are included in the ppt; starter, learning activities with resources, clear outline of learning tasks and a plenary. Now just download and teach!
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Carbon cycle – A level

Carbon cycle – A level

This is an A level lesson on the carbon cycle. Key facts about the lesson are: The content covered by the lesson are; the carbon cycle as a system, processes in the carbon cycle (eg sequestration, combustion, decomposition, respiration etc), the fluxes and stores of the carbon cycle, factors that affect carbon storage in the cycle (eg. Industrialisation, deforestation, sedimentation etc). Learning resources used in the lesson are; carbon cycle diagram, video clip, group work and a 20 mark exam question. The lesson is planned in detail and all of the resources for teaching the lesson are included in the ppt; starter, learning activities with resources, clear outline of learning tasks and a plenary. If you have a textbook on the carbon cycle then this can be used to encourage reading and researching key ideas. Now just download and teach!
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Settlement pattern

Settlement pattern

This is a KS3 lesson on settlement functions. It is also an excellent lesson for a KS2 group learning about settlements and their local area. The lesson also uses various map and geographic skills to study settlement patterns which makes this an ideal skills lesson as well. Key facts about the lesson are: The content covered by the lesson are; Definition of settlement pattern, the three main settlement patterns (linear, nucleated and dispersed), using grid reference to identify the different settlement patterns on a OS map, predicting how a settlement pattern will develop overtime. Learning resources used in the lesson are; image analysis (including satellite imagery), OS map, grid reference, model making, sketching and a short writing task. The lesson is planned in detail and all of the resources for teaching the lesson are included in the ppt; starter, learning activities with resources, clear outline of learning tasks and a plenary. Now just download and teach!
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Settlements - Introduction

Settlements - Introduction

This is a KS3 / KS2 introduction lesson on settlements. It is an excellent lesson for teaching students about their local area. Key facts about the lesson are: The content covered by the lesson are; Definition of the term settlement, discussion of different types of settlements (including the international space station and refugee camps), definition of site, factors that influence the site of a settlement (basic introduction of sustainability here) and description of the site of their local settlement. Learning resources used in the lesson are; Unscramble the keyword task, picture study, sketch map analysis task, a short writing task and a fill in the blank task. The lesson is planned in detail and all of the resources for teaching the lesson are included in the ppt; starter, learning activities with resources, clear outline of learning tasks and a plenary. Now just download and teach!
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Settlement functions

Settlement functions

This is a KS3 lesson on settlement functions however, it can be easily adapted for a KS2 group. Key facts about the lesson are: The content covered by the lesson are; Definition of settlement function, description of different types of settlement functions and map analysis skills. Learning resources used in the lesson are; picture analysis, maps, short writing tasks and quiz. The lesson is planned in detail and all of the resources for teaching the lesson are included in the ppt; starter, learning activities with resources, clear outline of learning tasks and a plenary. Now just download and teach!
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Managing tropical rainforests sustainably

Managing tropical rainforests sustainably

This is a GCSE lesson on sustainable management of tropical rainforests. Key facts about the lesson are: The content covered by the lesson are; the concept of sustainable management of rainforests, some strategies used to management rainforests namely selecting logging, debt for nature swop deals, replanting, conservation, public education, international hardwood agreements (FSC) and ecotourism. Learning resources used in the lesson are; a quiz, a video clip, management strategies hand out and analysis activity, peer learning. The lesson is planned in detail and all of the resources for teaching the lesson are included in the ppt; starter, learning activities with resources, clear outline of learning tasks and a plenary. If you have a textbook on deforestation in the Amazon rainforest then this can be used instead of the case study resources included on the ppt. Now just download and teach!
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