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Autumn

Topic: Waterloo/Egypt

  • Begin to ask and respond to geographical questions and using geographical language. 

  • Identify the physical and human characteristics of the locality

  • Analyse evidence and draw conclusions by analysing aerial photographs to make comparisons between two different locations and understand why there are differences.

  • Communicate their findings via annotated sketches, bar charts, photographs and notes.

  • Begin to understand a wider range of geographical terms such as location, industry, settlement

  • Use and interpret maps and digital maps to locate countries and key features (using both Maps and Earth on Google maps)

  • Make plans and maps using symbols and keys

 

Spring 

Topic: Merseyside

  • Name and locate the county of Merseyside, the city of Liverpool and its surrounding cities and how they are linked. Identify human and physical characteristics, key topographical features (including hills, mountains, coasts and rivers), and land-use patterns; and understand how some of these aspects have changed over time

  • Use maps, atlases, globes and digital/computer mapping to locate countries and describe features studied.

  • Use the eight points of a compass, four -figure grid references, symbols and key (including the use of Ordnance Survey maps) to build their knowledge of the United Kingdom and the wider world.

  • Continue to develop understanding understand a wider range of geographical terms such as location, industry, settlement, transport, river, meander
  • Use basic geographical language such as port, harbour, factory, office
  • Recognise that different people hold different views about an issue and begin to understand the reasons why (local issue).

 

 

Summer

Topic: Groovy Greeks

  • Explain about weather conditions/ patterns around the UK and parts of Europe (Greece)
  • Communicate findings in appropriate ways: such as: bar charts, presentations, notes, reports, sketches
  • Use and interpret maps , globes, atlases and digital computer mapping to locate countries ad key features (using both Maps and Earth on Google maps)
  • Understand why there are similarities and differences between places.

 

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