Where we live

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Where we live


Full unit of work for where we live. This unit explores the evolution of settlements in the UK and across the world. 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. 

Lesson sequence:

1 – What is a settlement?
2 - What is the function of a settlement?
3 - Where should we build?
4 - Why do settlements change over time?
5 -Burgess and Hoyt model
6 - How is the High Street changing?
7 – What is a favela?
8 - How is London changing?
9 – GIS settlement change
10 – Green and brownfield sites

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

Links to National Curriculum:

- 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

- Use fieldwork to observe, measure record and present the human and physical features in the local area using a range of methods, including sketch maps, plans and graphs, and digital technologies

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