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Starting Points in Geography for Less Able Students

Price: £35.00
Age Range: KS3

Get your Year 7s off to a flying start. This structured resource introduces the key concepts in KS3 Geography and serves as an orientation through the rest of Key Stage 3. Link pages extend activities and assist with literacy, understanding and evaluation. Part of our Starting Points in... series.

Main themes:

  • Making connections
  • The restless Earth
  • People everywhere
  • Flood disaster
  • Exploring England
  • World sport
  • Map skills

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Size: 122 Pages
ISBN: 978 1 86025 372 0
Author(s): Lucy Earl
Code: SPGL
Popularity rank: 55
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Contents List

LESSONS

UNIT ONE: MAKING CONNECTIONS

  • 11 WHAT IS GEOGRAPHY? Pupils will learn that geography can be divided into human and physical geography.
  • 13 WHAT IS PHYSICAL GEOGRAPHY? Pupils will be able to identify key components of the physical landscape.
  • 15 WHAT IS HUMAN GEOGRAPHY? Pupils will be able to identify key components of the human landscape.
  • 17 WHAT IS ENVIRONMENTAL GEOGRAPHY? Pupils will learn what the word 'environment' means and how the environment can be damaged, or improved.

UNIT TWO: THE RESTLESS EARTH

  • 23 THE STRUCTURE OF THE EARTH Pupils will be able to identify the structure of the earth.
  • 25 THE SHAKING EARTH Pupils will be able to understand the causes and effects of earthquakes.
  • 27 COMPARING TWO EARTHQUAKES Pupils will be able to compare the effects of an earthquake in a poor and a rich country.
  • 29 VOLCANOES Pupils will be able to identify the main features of volcanoes.

UNIT THREE: PEOPLE EVERYWHERE

  • 35 CROWDED OR EMPTY? Pupils will gain an understanding of why some parts of the world are crowded and some are empty.
  • 37 WORLD POPULATION GROWTH Pupils will know that the world's population is growing at an increasing rate.
  • 39 THE SPREAD OF POPULATION Pupils will learn how population is unevenly spread.
  • 41 POPULATION PYRAMIDS Pupils will be able to draw a population pyramid for a rich and a poor country.

UNIT FOUR: FLOOD DISASTER

  • 47 KEY WORDS IN A RIVER BASIN Pupils will be able to recognise the main features of a river basin, using the correct geographical teams.
  • 49 THE CAUSES OF FLOODING Pupils will understand four reasons that contribute to flooding.
  • 51 FLOODING IN BANGLADESH Pupils will know the human and physical reasons for flooding in Bangladesh.
  • 53 HOW CAN FLOODING BE REDUCED? Pupils will be able to identify four different ways to reduce flooding.

UNIT FIVE: EXPLORING ENGLAND

  • 59 EXPLORING BRITAIN Pupils will be able to identify the countries that make up the British Isles.
  • 61 PROFILE OF THE BRITISH ISLES Pupils will learn about the capital cities and population for each country in the British Isles.
  • 63 PLACES TO GO Pupils will identify key physical and human features in Great Britain by locating them on a map.
  • 65 HIGH OR LOW? Pupils will be able to locate the major mountain chains and seas on an outline map.

UNIT SIX: WORLD SPORT

  • 71 THE OLYMPIC GAMES Pupils will learn the benefits and problems for a city hosting the Olympic Games.
  • 73 LOCATION OF FOOTBALL PREMIERSHIP TEAMS Pupils will be able to locate the football teams in the premiership. They will learn that the larger a settlement, the more likely it is to have a premiership team.
  • 75 LOCATING A FOOTBALL STADIUM Pupils will be able to identify benefits and problems of moving a football stadium.
  • 77 THE UNFAIR FOOTBALL BUSINESS Pupils will find out about the wide range of jobs available in the football industry. They will learn that people in the football industry have very different pay.

UNIT SEVEN: MAP SKILLS

  • 83 DIRECTIONS ON A COMPASS Pupils will be able to follow a route, using directions.
  • 85 FINDING PLACES Pupils will be able to locate features and plan a route using letter/number coordinates.
  • 87 USING SCALE ON A MAP Pupils will be able to use a scale line on a map.
  • 89 MAP SYMBOLS Pupils will be able to identify a range of ordnance survey map symbols.

LINK PAGES

  • 94 WHAT IS GEOGRAPHY?
  • 95 WHAT IS PHYSICAL GEOGRAPHY?
  • 96 WHAT IS HUMAN GEOGRAPHY?
  • 97 WHAT IS ENVIRONMENTAL GEOGRAPHY?
  • 98 THE STRUCTURE OF THE EARTH
  • 99 THE SHAKING EARTH
  • 100 COMPARING TWO EARTHQUAKES
  • 101 VOLCANOES
  • 102 CROWDED OR EMPTY?
  • 103 WORLD POPULATION GROWTH
  • 104 THE SPREAD OF POPULATION
  • 105 POPULATION PYRAMIDS
  • 106 KEY WORDS IN A RIVER BASIN
  • 107 THE CAUSES OF FLOODING
  • 108 FLOODING IN BANGLADESH
  • 109 HOW CAN FLOODING BE REDUCED?
  • 110 EXPLORING BRITAIN
  • 111 PROFILE OF THE BRITISH ISLES
  • 112 PLACES TO GO
  • 113 HIGH OR LOW?
  • 114 THE OLYMPIC GAMES
  • 115 LOCATION OF FOOTBALL PREMIERSHIP TEAMS
  • 116 LOCATING A FOOTBALL STADIUM
  • 117 THE UNFAIR FOOTBALL BUSINESS
  • 118 DIRECTIONS ON A COMPASS
  • 119 FINDING PLACES
  • 120 USING SCALE ON A MAP
  • 121 MAP SYMBOLS
  • 122 RECOUNT SHEET

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20/10/16

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Great resource :-)
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