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Autumn

Topic: Waterloo/Llandudno

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

  • Identify the physical and human characteristics of the locality

  • 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

  • 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)

 

Spring 

Topic: Egypt

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

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

  • Make plans and maps using symbols and keys

  • 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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