The Isles of Scilly is one of a series of publications, which provides the busy primary teacher with the planning and resources to deliver their own exciting and stimulating geography lessons while keeping strictly to the National Curriculum requirements. The laminated A3 leaflet opens to review an overview of planning in tabular form. The subject knowledge is provided so that non-experts can deliver lessons that are stimulating and challenging for the children. Copies of all the handouts, PowerPoints and further Teacher Guidance notes are included on the key (an USB memory stick). Teachers may use the overview in a number of ways, they might consider each section to be a short topic, or a series of lessons, or they might select just one or two of the subjects. The Observed Learning Outcomes are designed to assess the children’s progress and are loosely based on the SOLO taxonomy approach (Structure of Observed Learning Outcomes). Above all the scheme is easy to use and affordable. The complete series will provide NC Geography coverage but teachers can make choices to suit the needs of their children.
At KSI the National Curriculum states “..understand geographical similarities and differences through studying the human and physical geography of a small area of the United Kingdom and a small area in a contrasting non-European country.”
At KS 2, the National Curriculum states “..understand geographical similarities and differences through the study of the human and physical geography of a region of the United Kingdom, a region in a European country and a region in North and South America.”
Others in the series include:-
Key Stage 1
Serrekunda, a small area in The Gambia (available soon)
Key Stage 2
South Wales Region (available soon)
East Anglia Region (available soon)
Amazon Region (available soon)
California and SW United States of America Region (available soon)
The Isles of Scilly
This publication helps children investigate a small area in the UK. The children get to know the physical geography and how people live and work on the islands (human geography).
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