How we live

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How we live


Full unit of work for how we live. This unit explores poverty, population and globalisation. All lessons are suitable for 50 minutes to 1 hour of teaching time. Includes supporting worksheets for lessons - no additional resources are required. Most suitable for KS2, years 5 or 6.

All lessons have a starter and lesson aim. All PowerPoints in the same signature style. 
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Lesson sequence:

1 – Globalisation
2 – TNCs
3 – Is globalisation a good thing?
4 – Globalisation mystery
5- What is development?
6 – Which areas are most developed?
7 – What is uneven development? Uganda
8 – Poverty in the UK
9 – Reducing the impact of poverty
10 – Trade game
11 – World population
12 – World population distribution
13 – Population explosion
14 – Ageing population
15 – China
16 – Encouraging population growth 

Also includes Geography Literacy mat and Geography Numeracy/Map Skills mat.

Links to National Curriculum:

- Pupils should extend their knowledge and understanding beyond the local area to include the United Kingdom and Europe, North and South America. This will include the location and characteristics of a range of the world’s most significant human and physical features. They should develop their use of geographical knowledge, understanding and skills to enhance their locational and place knowledge.

- Human geography, including: types of settlement and land use, economic activity including trade links, and the distribution of natural resources including energy, food, minerals and water

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