Full unit of work for map skills. All lesson are suitable for 50 minutes to 1 hour of teaching time. Includes supporting worksheets for lessons - no additional resources are required. Develops core skills for geography students in KS3 or high ability KS2.
All lessons have a starter and lesson objectives. All PowerPoints in the same signature style.
1 - Introduction to maps
2 - Where is the UK?
3 - Compass points
4 - Map symbols
5 - 4 and 6 figure grid references
6 - Scale and distance
7 - Atlas skills
8 - Height and relief
9 - Longitude and latitude
10 - Design your own treasure map
11 - Mapzone GIS
Also includes Types of Geography lesson (can be used as an introduction lesson for Y7), Geography Literacy mat and Geography Numeracy/Map Skills mat.
Homeworks - 3 x countries and capitals test sheets to develop global place knowledge