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Around the World

£14.50
SKU G12CS40100
Continents and Countries Key Stage 1 Geography Skills and Fieldwork Human Geography Locational and Place Knowledge Physical Geography Geography Year 1 Year 2

Take your class on a whistle-stop tour around the world with this seven continents of the world KS1 Geography planning pack for Year 1 and Year 2. Join Buddy the Bee as he visits a country on each of the seven continents and explores their features, people and landmarks. Your class will learn where the seven continents are on a map and undertake a variety of fun activities to help them learn more about each one.

 
#TheCompleteSeries7lessons

Take your class on a whistle-stop tour around the world with this seven continents of the world KS1 Geography planning pack for Year 1 and Year 2. Join Buddy the Bee as he visits a country on each of the seven continents and explores their features, people and landmarks. Your class will learn where the seven continents are on a map and undertake a variety of fun activities to help them learn more about each one.

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

 

#Lesson1France

This Europe and France KS1 Geography lesson starts by looking at the seven continents of the world and where they are on a world map. Your class is then introduced to Buddy the Bee who is going to visit a country in each continent over the course of the module.

In this first lesson, he buzzes from his home in the UK to France where he finds out about French life and culture. The included slideshow presentation for the whole-class teaching input explores what Buddy saw and experienced in France. During their independent activities, your Year 1 or Year 2 children can then find out some more facts about France for themselves and learn to place Europe and France on a map.

 

What's included:

  • Lesson plan
  • Slides
  • Activity ideas
  • Differentiated worksheets
  • Picture cards
  • Question cards
  • Travel map sheet
#Lesson2China

In this China KS1 Geography lesson, your Year 1 or Year 2 class will buzz over to Asia with Buddy the Bee as he explores the country of China. He visits the Great Wall, sees the Terracotta Army, puzzles over Chinese writing, struggles with chopsticks and much more!

After his trip, your class will consolidate what they have found out about China through a range of fun activities, including making a dragon puppet and exploring Chinese numerals.

 

What's included:

  • Lesson plan
  • Slides
  • Activity ideas
  • Differentiated worksheets
  • Picture sheet
  • Help Sheet
  • Dragon Template sheets
#Lesson3Australia

This Australia KS1 Geography lesson for Year 1 or Year 2 children is a fun way to help your class become more familiar with the geography of Australia. During the included slideshow presentation for the teaching input, your class will travel to Australia with Buddy the Bee. After locating Australia on a map, your class will explore Australian life with Buddy – they will be introduced to Aborigines, animals, activities and landmarks.

During their independent learning tasks, they can find find out some more Australia facts for themselves and express what they have learnt through a variety of fun activities.

 

What's included:

  • Lesson plan
  • Slides
  • Activity ideas
  • Differentiated worksheets
  • Memory game cards
#Lesson4Africa

In this Africa KS1 Geography lesson pack, your Year 1 or Year 2 class will travel with Buddy the Bee to Kenya. Here, he discovers what this African country is like, looking at the difference between urban and rural areas, as well as exploring traditional African culture. He then goes on safari and meets lions, zebras, giraffes and more on the Kenyan savannah.

This Africa KS1 lesson contains everything you need to teach your class to locate Africa and Kenya on a map, and to become more familiar with the geography of Kenya, including a detailed lesson plan, a slideshow for the teaching input, and a handy range of printable resources to support their independent learning activities.

 

What's included:

  • Lesson plan
  • Slides
  • Activity ideas
  • Differentiated worksheets
  • Animal cards
#Lesson5NorthAmerica

Where will Buddy go today? After your class look at the world map to see where Buddy has been so far, they will then find out about North America, specifically the USA. They will find out about the 50 states and some of the most famous landmarks around the third largest country in the world, including the Statue of Liberty, Mount Rushmore, the Golden Gate Bridge and more. They will also learn about 4th July celebrations.

 

 

What's included:

  • Lesson plan
  • Slides
  • Activity ideas
  • Differentiated worksheets
  • Diary sheet
  • Help sheet
  • Pinwheel templates
#Lesson6SouthAmerica

In this South America KS1 Geography lesson, your Year 1 or Year 2 class will recap the countries and continents Buddy the Bee has visited so far. They will then travel with him to South America as they explore the features and culture of Brazil. They will find out about the famous 'Christ the Redeemer' statue, ride the cable car up to Sugarloaf Mountain, visit the famous Rio Carnival and take a trip into the rainforest.

During their independent learning activities, your class can then use pictures to identify geographical features of Brazil, such as rivers and mountains, as well as other fun activities to consolidate their understanding.

 

What's included:

  • Lesson plan
  • Slides
  • Activity ideas
  • Differentiated worksheets
  • Picture cards
  • Information sheet
  • Mask template
#Lesson7Antarctica

In this Antarctica KS1 Geography lesson, your Year 1 or Year 2 children will go on a trip with Buddy the Bee to Antarctica! Buddy finds out that no one lives there apart from researchers and a few animals, such as penguins and whales. After getting very cold, he then returns home! This provides your class with a chance to recap everything they have learnt about the seven continents of the world and some of the countries within them.

During their independent learning activities, your class will then have the chance to consolidate their understanding of what Antarctica is like, or pull together everything they have learnt about the seven continents of the world.

 

What's included:

  • Lesson plan
  • Slides
  • Activity ideas
  • Differentiated worksheets
  • World map sheets
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Curriculum Objectives covered
  • KS1 - name and locate the world's seven continents and five oceans.
  • 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 basic geographical vocabulary to refer to key human features, including: city, town, village, factory, farm, house, office, port, harbour and shop
  • 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
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