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Exploring Brazil

£14.50
SKU G56CS80500
Continents and Countries Rainforests Key Stage 2 Human Geography Locational and Place Knowledge Physical Geography Geography Year 5 Year 6

In this Exploring Brazil KS2 Geography planning pack for Year 5 and Year 6, your class will find out about all the different aspects of this amazing country.

 
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They will begin by using their map skills to locate Brazil, and then go on to explore the physical geography of the country, including an in-depth look at the Amazon rainforest. Children will find out how urbanisation is affecting Brazil, and explore why Rio de Janeiro is often called a 'city of two halves'. They will explore the tourist attractions the city has to offer, and finally immerse themselves in the culture of Brazil.

This Exploring Brazil lesson plan pack contains easy-to-follow lesson plans, slides for the teaching input of each lesson, differentiated activity ideas and a range of printable teaching resources - everything you need to explore the country of Brazil with your class!

#Lesson1WhereisBrazil

Where is Brazil? Which continent is it in? Which countries surround it? In the first lesson of this Exploring Brazil scheme of work, your KS2 class will use maps to answer these questions and find out some detailed information about the location of Brazil and its regions.

In their independent activities, children locate and label their own map of Brazil. Alternatively, children read and give six-figure grid references using a map of Brazil.

There 'Where is Brazil?' lesson comes fully planned and ready to teach. There's a detailed lesson plan with three-way differentiation plus an alternative activity, a slideshow for the teaching input and a range of printable teaching resources.

What's included:

  • Lesson plan
  • Slides
  • Activity ideas
  • Differentiated worksheets
  • Challenge Cards
  • Six-Figure Grid Reference Help Sheet
  • Grid Reference Map of Brazil
#Lesson2PhysicalGeographyofBrazil

In this lesson, your class will explore the physical geography of Brazil. After defining exactly what 'physical geography' means, your KS2 children will then explore three different natural landscapes of Brazil in more detail: the Amazon Basin, the Pantanal, and the Brazilian Highlands.

In their independent activities, your Year 5 or Year 6 children will look more closely at the landscape, climate, wildlife and population of each of these areas. Alternatively, children are challenged to research five given natural attractions in Brazil, and share what they have found as a class.

This Physical Geography of Brazil lesson comes with a detailed lesson plan, a slideshow for the teaching input, differentiated activity ideas and a range of printable teaching resources.

What's included:

  • Lesson plan
  • Slides
  • Activity ideas
  • Differentiated worksheets
  • Amazon Basin Information Sheet
  • Pantanal Information Sheet
  • Brazilian Highlands Information Sheet
  • Question Cards
  • Natural Wonders Challenge Sheet
#Lesson3TheAmazonRainforest

The Amazon Rainforest KS2 lesson planning pack – full of fascinating information and things to explore around this incredible ecosystem.

The included slideshow presentations goes through some information about the Amazon rainforest, including layers of vegetation, biodiversity, native tribes and more. During their independent learning activities, your Year 5 or Year 6 children will explore a major threat to the Amazon rainforest - deforestation - and discuss the reasons for, and effects of, this. Alternatively, children are challenged to create a group presentation explaining the importance of the rainforest.

This Amazon Rainforest KS2 pack comes with a lesson plan, a slideshow for the teaching input, differentiated activity ideas and a range of printable resources – everything you need to deliver an amazing Amazon Geography lesson!

What's included:

  • Lesson plan
  • Slides
  • Activity ideas
  • Deforestation Information Sheet
  • Reasons or Effects Cards
  • Viewpoints Sheet
  • Debate Talk Show Sheet & Name Tags
  • Challenge Cards
#Lesson4Urbanisation

In this Urbanisation lesson for KS2, children first find out what is meant by the term ‘urbanisation’, and look at reasons for why this is happening in Brazil. They then identify push and pull factors for moving from a rural area to an urban area.

In their independent activities, children look at the situation of a fictional family who is trying to decide whether or not to move from their village to a city. They discuss the push and pull factors, and are encouraged to give their own opinions as to what the family should do.

This lesson is fully prepared and ready to deliver to your class. There's a lesson plan, slideshow, differentiated activities and printable teaching resources.

What's included:

  • Lesson plan
  • Slides
  • Activity ideas
  • Push and Pull Factor Cards
  • Differentiated worksheets
  • Reasons to Stay Sheet
  • Reasons to Move Sheet
#Lesson5RiodeJaneiro

In this Rio de Janeiro KS2 lesson, your Year 5 or Year 6 will explore one of the effects of urbanisation on the city of Rio de Janeiro: overcrowding. They will look at two very different neighbourhoods in Brazil; a wealthy area and a deprived area.

The included slideshow presentation goes through some key information about Rio de Janeiro so that children can compare two opposing areas of the city.

This interesting and thought-provoking lesson is fully prepared and ready for you to teach to your class. All you need to do is download, teach and enjoy!

What's included:

  • Lesson plan
  • Slides
  • Activity ideas
  • Differentiated worksheets
  • Life in Barra Di Tijuca Sheet
  • Life in Rocinha Sheet
  • Diary Challenge Cards
  • Brasilia Information Sheet
  • Residents of Brasilia Comments Sheet
  • Brasilia Photo Cards
  • Urban Planners Sheet
#Lesson6TouristAttractions

Pack up your classroom and head off to Brazil in this fun Geography lesson for Year 5 or Year 6 children!

In this lesson, your class will begin to think about Brazil as a tourist destination, and are encouraged to discuss what would attract tourists to a particular place. During their independent activities, children can explore the attractions of Rio de Janeiro, and write postcards, letters, or reviews about visiting them. Alternatively, they are challenged to plan a schedule for a school trip to the city.

This fully-prepared lesson comes with a detailed lesson plan, a slideshow for the teaching input, differentiated activity ideas and a range of printable teaching resources.

What's included:

  • Lesson plan
  • Slides
  • Activity ideas
  • Differentiated worksheets
  • Tourist Attraction Cards
  • Review Cards
  • Challenge Cards
  • School Trip Schedule Sheet
#Lesson7BrazilianCulture

In this Brazilian Culture KS2 Geography lesson, your Year 5 or Year 6 children will discuss the definition of culture, and talk about what the culture of Brazil might be like, based on what they already know.

During their independent learning activities, they are then given Information Packs about a particular aspect of Brazilian culture, and after reading and discussing them, either take part in a class quiz, or devise their own quiz in pairs.

This lesson comes with a comprehensive lesson plan, an engaging slideshow for the teaching input, differentiated activity ideas and a range of handy printable teaching resources.

What's included:

  • Lesson plan
  • Slides
  • Activity ideas
  • Brazilian Culture Packs
  • Brazilian Culture Quiz Q&A Sheet
  • Culture Experts Labels
  • Culture Quiz Challenge Cards
  • Culture Quiz Template
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Curriculum Objectives covered
  • KS2 - locate the world’s countries, using maps to focus on Europe (including the location of Russia) and North and South America, concentrating on their environmental regions, key physical and human characteristics, countries, and major cities
  • KS2 - describe and understand key aspects of physical geography, including: climate zones, biomes and vegetation belts, rivers, mountains, volcanoes and earthquakes, and the water cycle
  • KS2 - describe and understand key aspects of human geography, including: types of settlement and land use, economic activity including trade links, and the distribution of natural resources including energy, food, minerals and water
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