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Who Lives Here?

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SKU G12CS80710
Key Stage 1 Geography Skills and Fieldwork Human Geography Locational and Place Knowledge Physical Geography Geography Year 1 Year 2

Explore some of the amazing and unusual homes found around the world with this ‘Who Lives Here?’ geography scheme of work for KS1.

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#TheCompleteSeries6lessons

From a single dwelling in the Amazon rainforest that houses an entire village, to underground cave homes in Africa, your class will learn about the diverse homes and cultures of different groups of people around the world! Containing six detailed lesson plans, a set of slides for each lesson, as well as a variety of engaging and colourful printable resources, this KS1 ‘Who Lives Here?’ scheme is completely ready for you to teach and enjoy with your class.

This scheme of work is also part of a Topic Bundle. Perfect if you are teaching 'Houses and Homes' as a cross-curricular topic.

#Lesson1TheInuitPeople

In this first lesson, children find out who lives on the largest island in the world, Greenland. They explore both the traditional and modern way of life for Inuits. In their independent activities they will match answers to questions, sort fact cards, or identify and correct true and false statements. In the FSD? activity, children will compare and contrast the traditional Inuit way of life to their own lifestyle, using given headings.

 

 

What's included:

  • Lesson plan
  • Slides
  • Activity ideas
  • Question and Answer Cards
  • Fact Cards
  • True or False Cards
  • Comparison Sheet
#Lesson2TheYanomamiPeople

Children find out about the way of life of the Yanomami people in South America. They explore their homes, the differing roles of men and women, the food they eat, and how they celebrate. In their independent activities, children use what they have learnt to identify true and false statements, complete sentences and answer questions. In the alternative activity, children pretend to be members of a Yanomami village and make decisions together!

 

 

What's included:

  • Lesson plan
  • Slides
  • Activity ideas
  • Differentiated worksheets
  • Word Bank
  • Question Cards
  • Scenario Cards
#Lesson3ANomadicWayofLife

In this lesson, children learn about a nomadic way of life by exploring the lifestyle of those who live on the Mongolian grasslands. They find out why they need to keep moving from place to place, and what their portable homes are like. In their independent activities, children use a map and key to answer questions involving simple compass directions. In the alternative activity, children discuss the advantages and disadvantages of the nomadic way of life.

 

 

What's included:

  • Lesson plan
  • Slides
  • Activity ideas
  • Differentiated worksheets
  • Grasslands Map
  • Map Key Cards
  • The Barga Family Sheet
#Lesson4TheMaasaiPeople

Children learn about the traditional way of life of the Maasai people in Kenya. They explore what their villages are like, why their animals are so important to them, and other aspects of the Maasai culture. In their independent activities, children use what they have learnt to explain what life is like in a Maasai village. In the FSD? activity, children match and sequence pictures and descriptions of how to build a Maasai house.

 

 

What's included:

  • Lesson plan
  • Slides
  • Activity ideas
  • Differentiated worksheets
  • Photo Cards & Question Mat
  • Letter to the Maasai Sheet
  • Word Bank
  • Inkajijk Building Picture Cards
  • Inkajijk Building Description Cards
#Lesson5UndergroundCaveHomes

In this lesson, children explore the underground cave homes created by the Berber people in Tunisia. They learn how they were built, and why people choose to live there. In their independent activities, they explore the culture of the Berber people, by either creating their own paper weaving of a kilim, or following some simple recipes for making flavoured cous cous.

 

 

What's included:

  • Lesson plan
  • Slides
  • Activity ideas
  • Kilim Picture Cards
  • Teacher Preparation Instruction Sheet
  • Kilim Weaving Instruction Sheet
  • Challenge Sheet
  • Teacher Information Sheet
  • Recipe Cards
#Lesson6ComparingHomes

This final lesson begins with children showing what they have learnt by using clues to identify different homes. In their independent activities, they compare and contrast homes through discussion prompted by given questions. In the alternative activity, children complete a map key matching the location of the different homes to information about them.

 

 

What's included:

  • Lesson plan
  • Slides
  • Activity ideas
  • Picture Cards
  • Question Cards
  • Compare and Contrast Sheet
  • Information Cards
  • World Map
  • Key Sheet
  • Key Cards
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Curriculum Objectives covered
  • KS1 - name and locate the world's seven continents and five oceans.
  • KS1 - understand geographical similarities and differences through studying the human and physical geography of a small area of the United Kingdom, and of a small area in a contrasting non-European country.
  • KS1 - use basic geographical vocabulary to refer to key physical features, including: beach, cliff, coast, forest, hill, mountain, sea, ocean, river, soil, valley, vegetation, season and weather.
  • KS1 - use world maps, atlases and globes to identify the United Kingdom and its countries, as well as the countries, continents and oceans studied at this key stage
  • KS1 - use simple compass directions (North, South, East and West) and locational and directional language [for example, near and far; left and right], to describe the location of features and routes on a map

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