Ranging Rivers

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Ranging Rivers


Full unit of work for raging rivers. All lesson 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. 

Lesson sequence:

1 - Introduction
2 - Hydrological Cycle
3 - Drainage Basin
4 - Long profile of river
5 - Upper, middle and lower course
6 - V shaped valleys
7 - Waterfalls
8 - Meanders and ox bow lakes
9 - Mid test
10 - Flooding
11 - Boscastle Mystery
12 - Boscastle ICT
13 - Flooding in Bangladesh

Link 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.

- Name and locate counties and cities of the United Kingdom, geographical regions and their identifying human and physical characteristics, key topographical features (including hills, mountains, coasts and rivers)

- Physical geography, including: climate zones, biomes and vegetation belts, rivers, mountains, volcanoes and earthquakes, and the water cycle

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