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Where do I live?

£10.00
SKU G12CS40170
Key Stage 1 Geography Skills and Fieldwork Human Geography Locational and Place Knowledge Physical Geography Geography Year 1 Year 2

Help your class find out more about the town, country and continent they live in with this great Our Local Area KS1 scheme of work. Your Year 1 or Year 2 children will find out where the United Kingdom is located on a world map and explore the features of the countries and capital cities of the UK, before finding out more about their local area.

 
#TheCompleteSeries5lessons

With a series of easy-to-follow lesson plans, a slideshow presentation for each lesson, differentiated activity ideas, worksheets and many other helpful and fun resources, this 'Where do I live?' scheme of work provides everything you need to give your class a greater insight into their local area.

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

#Lesson1MyWorld

The first lesson in this countries and continents KS1 series of lessons explores planet Earth and its continents and oceans. Your class will learn the world is split into seven continents and five oceans. They will practice naming and locating the continents and oceans as well as locating the UK is on a world map. Your class will have the opportunity to create an information wheel to describe which planet, continent, country and house they live in or complete a continents and oceans worksheet.

 

 

What's included:

  • Lesson plan
  • Slides
  • Activity ideas
  • Differentiated worksheets
  • World jigsaw
  • World jigsaw map
  • Wheel templates
#Lesson2TheUnitedKingdom

This United Kingdom KS1 lesson teaches your class about the countries that make up the UK and gives them the challenge of identifying the capital city of each one. They will explore each of the capital cities in detail and identify the national flags of England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland. When working independently they will read through information sheets and play a memory game or annotate a map of the UK and create their countries flag.

 

 

What's included:

  • Lesson plan
  • Slides
  • Activity ideas
  • Differentiated worksheets
  • Information sheet
  • Game cards
  • Flag templates
#Lesson3CountryFeatures

Now that your class can identify the four countries of the UK and their capital cities, they will investigate each country in more detail. This lesson will teach your class about the physical and human geography of each country in the United Kingdom, from national flowers and animals to mountains, landscapes and settlements.

When working independently your class will create fact sheets or develop their speaking, listening and observation skills.

 

What's included:

  • Lesson plan
  • Slides
  • Activity ideas
  • Fact cards
  • Picture cards
  • Word map
#Lesson4OurTown

This lesson brings your class closer to home as they investigate their local area. Your class will learn the difference between villages, towns and cities before using maps to explore the area they live in. They will find out what geographical features there are around their local area.

 

 

What's included:

  • Lesson plan
  • Slides
  • Activity ideas
  • Differentiated worksheets
#Lesson5MyAddress

The final lesson in this series consolidates what your class have learnt about where they live. They will find out what an address is and why it is useful before working out what their own address is. This lesson gives your class the chance to locate their house on a map. By the end of this series of lessons your class will be able to answer the question 'Where do I live?' in a variety of ways.

 

 

What's included:

  • Lesson plan
  • Slides
  • Activity ideas
  • Differentiated worksheets
  • Address guide
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Curriculum Objectives covered
  • KS1 - name and locate the world's seven continents and five oceans.
  • KS1 - name, locate and identify characteristics of the four countries and capital cities of the United Kingdom and its surrounding seas.
  • 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
  • KS1 - use simple fieldwork and observational skills to study the geography of their school and its grounds and the key human and physical features of its surrounding environment
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