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Geography Home Learning

The home learning for Geography is designed to enhance your geographical thinking and skills. Choose your homework from the tasks listed below. You should aim to complete at least one homework from the excellent or secure column for each topic.

 

YEAR 7 – Ecosystems

 

Research hot deserts

Research Antarctica or the Arctic

Research Rainforests

Excellence

Imagine you have been stranded in the middle of the ecosystem. Write a blog about your journey through it. Think about what you might see, hear, feel etc.

Imagine you have been stranded in the middle of the ecosystem. Write a blog about your journey through it. Think about what you might see, hear, feel etc.

Imagine you have been stranded in the middle of the ecosystem. Write a blog about your journey through it. Think about what you might see, hear, feel etc.

Secure

Choose some of the plants/animals you would find in the ecosystem. Create a tourist guide.

Choose some of the plants/animals you would find in the ecosystem. Create a tourist guide.

Choose some of the plants/animals you would find in the ecosystem. Create a tourist guide.

Developing

Create a quiz about the ecosystem.

Create a quiz about the ecosystem.

Create a quiz about the ecosystem.

Beginning

Write a fact file about the ecosystem.

Write a fact file about the ecosystem.

Write a fact file about the ecosystem.

 

 

YEAR 7 – Wild Weather

 

Research a flood that has happened in the last 10 years.

Research a tornado that has happened in the last 10 years.

Research a heat wave that has happened in the last 10 years.

Excellence

Design something that would reduce the impacts of the wild weather.

Design something that would reduce the impacts of the wild weather.

Design something that would reduce the impacts of the wild weather.

Secure

Write a newspaper article to inform people about the event.

Write a newspaper article to inform people about the event.

Write a newspaper article to inform people about the event.

Developing

Find 5 pictures of the event. Annotate them with the impacts. You could include social (people), economic (jobs and money) and environmental impacts.

Find 5 pictures of the event. Annotate them with the impacts. You could include social (people), economic (jobs and money) and environmental impacts.

Find 5 pictures of the event. Annotate them with the impacts. You could include social (people), economic (jobs and money) and environmental impacts.

Beginning

Write a fact file about the event. You should include at least 5 facts.

Write a fact file about the event. You should include at least 5 facts.

Write a fact file about the event. You should include at least 5 facts.

YEAR 7 – Who wants to be a billionaire

 

Research Comic Relief

Research Water Aid

Research Fair Trade

Excellence

Create a video to advertise the work of the organisation.

Create a video to advertise the work of the organisation.

Create a video to advertise the work of the organisation.

Secure

Find out about a person or group of people who have been helped by the organisation. Write a story to tell to younger children to teach them about it.

Find out about a person or group of people who have been helped by the organisation. Write a story to tell to younger children to teach them about it.

Find out about a person or group of people who have been helped by the organisation. Write a story to tell to younger children to teach them about it.

Developing

Create a map which shows the countries the organisation works in. You should include a key, north arrow and title.

Create a map which shows the countries the organisation works in. You should include a key, north arrow and title.

Create a map which shows the countries the organisation works in. You should include a key, north arrow and title.

Beginning

Find out what the organisation does. Design a new logo for the organisation that represents what the organisation does.

Find out what the organisation does.

Design a new logo for the organisation that represents what the organisation does.

Find out what the organisation does.

Design a new logo for the organisation that represents what the organisation does.

 

YEAR 7 – Incredible India

 

Research the Ganges

Research Slum tourism

Research transport in India

Excellence

Evaluate whether you think tourism on the river is a good or a bad thing and why.

Evaluate whether you think slum tourism is a good or a bad thing and why.

Evaluate the different methods of getting around. Which do you think is the best and why?

Secure

Create a guide for tourists about the River Ganges.

Create a guide for tourists about the Dharavi slum.

Create a guide for tourists about transport in India.

Developing

Design a poster about the uses of the River Ganges.

Design a poster showing how tourists can be responsible when visiting a slum.

Design a poster about the different types of transport in India.

Beginning

Use you tube to watch a video about the River Ganges

Use you tube to watch a video about slum tourism.

Use you tube to watch a video about transport in India.

 

 

YEAR 8 – Ecosystems

 

Research hot deserts

Research Antarctica or the Arctic

Research Rainforests

Excellence

Imagine you have been stranded in the middle of the ecosystem. Write a blog about your journey through it. Think about what you might see, hear, feel etc.

Imagine you have been stranded in the middle of the ecosystem. Write a blog about your journey through it. Think about what you might see, hear, feel etc.

Imagine you have been stranded in the middle of the ecosystem. Write a blog about your journey through it. Think about what you might see, hear, feel etc.

Secure

Choose some of the plants/animals you would find in the ecosystem. Create a tourist guide.

Choose some of the plants/animals you would find in the ecosystem. Create a tourist guide.

Choose some of the plants/animals you would find in the ecosystem. Create a tourist guide.

Developing

Create a quiz about the ecosystem.

Create a quiz about the ecosystem.

Create a quiz about the ecosystem.

Beginning

Write a fact file about the ecosystem.

Write a fact file about the ecosystem.

Write a fact file about the ecosystem.

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YEAR 8 – Tectonics

 

Research a volcano that has erupted in the last 10 years

Research an earthquake that has happened in the last 10 years

Research a Tsunami that has happened in the last 10 years

Excellence

Design something that would reduce the impacts of the volcano.

Design something that would reduce the impacts of the earthquake.

Design something that would reduce the impacts of the tsunami. 

Secure

Write a newspaper article to inform people about the event.

Write a newspaper article to inform people about the event.

Write a newspaper article to inform people about the event.

Developing

Find 5 pictures of the event. Annotate them with the impacts. You could include social (people), economic (jobs and money) and environmental impacts.

Find 5 pictures of the event. Annotate them with the impacts. You could include social (people), economic (jobs and money) and environmental impacts.

Find 5 pictures of the event. Annotate them with the impacts. You could include social (people), economic (jobs and money) and environmental impacts.

Beginning

Write a fact file about the event. You should include at least 5 facts.

Write a fact file about the event. You should include at least 5 facts.

Write a fact file about the event. You should include at least 5 facts.

 

 

YEAR 8 – Thailand

 

Research Thailand

Research Cambodia

Research Vietnam

Excellence

Write a diary of a young person living in the county. Try to include what their daily life might be like.

Write a diary of a young person living in the county. Try to include what their daily life might be like.

Write a diary of a young person living in the county. Try to include what their daily life might be like.

Secure

Design a poster to attract people to the county on holiday.

Design a poster to attract people to the county on holiday.

Design a poster to attract people to the county on holiday.

Developing

Draw a timeline showing the history of the country.

Draw a timeline showing the history of the country.

Draw a timeline showing the history of the country.

Beginning

Write a fact file about the country including the flag, capital, currency, language and religion.

Write a fact file about the country including the flag, capital, currency, language and religion.

Write a fact file about the country including the flag, capital, currency, language and religion.

 

Homework tasks

Students at KS5 are expected to use their homework time to work on their coursework and also read around the subject they are studying. Students should ensure that they are keeping up with the news, recent events and adding notes to their classwork through additional research and case studies.

 

 

Beginning

Developing

Secure

Excellence

Autumn Term

 

 

I have recorded basic information from my own research about tectonic landscapes. I can complete exam questions with guidance.

I have recorded some information from my own research about tectonic landscapes. I can complete exam questions when using the notes from class and my research.

I have recorded detailed information from my own research about tectonic landscapes using a range of media. I can complete exam questions with confidence.

I have researched and recorded information around the topic of tectonic landscapes using a range of media. I can apply the theories learned in class to my extra learning at home and I can complete exam questions with confidence, using not only class work but my home learning.

Christmas Term

 

 

I have recorded basic information from my own research about coastal landscapes and change. I can complete exam questions with guidance.

I have recorded some information from my own research about coastal landscapes and change. I can complete exam questions when using the notes from class and my research.

I have recorded detailed information from my own research about coastal landscapes and change using a range of media. I can complete exam questions with confidence.

I have researched and recorded information around the topic of coastal landscapes and change using a range of media. I can apply the theories learned in class to my extra learning at home and I can complete exam questions with confidence, using not only class work but my home learning.

Winter Term

 

 

I have recorded basic information from my own research about globalisation. I can complete exam questions with guidance.

I have recorded some information from my own research about globalisation. I can complete exam questions when using the notes from class and my research.

I have recorded detailed information from my own research about globalisation using a range of media. I can complete exam questions with confidence.

I have researched and recorded information around the topic of globalisation using a range of media. I can apply the theories learned in class to my extra learning at home and I can complete exam questions with confidence, using not only class work but my home learning.

Spring Term

 

 

I have recorded basic information from my own research about regenerating places. I can complete exam questions with guidance.

I have recorded some information from my own research about regenerating places. I can complete exam questions when using the notes from class and my research.

I have recorded detailed information from my own research about regenerating places using a range of media. I can complete exam questions with confidence.

I have researched and recorded information around the topic of regenerating places using a range of media. I can apply the theories learned in class to my extra learning at home and I can complete exam questions with confidence, using not only class work but my home learning.

Summer Term

 

 

I have recorded basic information from my own research about the themes covered during the course. I can complete exam questions with guidance. I have started revision.

I have recorded some information from my own research about the themes covered during the course. I can complete exam questions when using the notes from class and my research. My revision is detailed and effective.

I have recorded detailed information from my own research about the themes covered during the course using a range of media. I can complete exam questions with confidence. I am revising well and have a good knowledge of my case studies.

I have researched and recorded information around the topic of the themes covered during the course using a range of media. I can apply the theories learned in class to my extra learning at home and I can complete exam questions with confidence, using not only class work but my home learning. My revision is underway and extremely effective.

 

Homework tasks

Students at KS5 are expected to use their homework time to work on their coursework and also read around the subject they are studying. Students should ensure that they are keeping up with the news, recent events and adding notes to their classwork through additional research and case studies.

 

 

Beginning

Developing

Secure

Excellence

Autumn Term

 

 

I can identify examples from my own research to support my class work.

I can describe examples from my own research to support my class work.

I can effectively apply examples from my own research to my class work.

My class work is fully supported by detailed examples that I have researched in my home learning time.

Christmas Term

 

 

I can research and apply knowledge to my coursework in a basic manner.

I can research and apply knowledge to my coursework in a good manner.

I can research and apply knowledge to my coursework in a detailed manner. I am able to work independently with little support.

I am able to improve my coursework using my own research and apply the knowledge effectively. I know how to improve on my work and act on any advice given.

Winter Term

 

 

I can research and apply knowledge to my coursework in a basic manner.

I can research and apply knowledge to my coursework in a good manner.

I can research and apply knowledge to my coursework in a detailed manner. I am able to work independently with little support.

I am able to improve my coursework using my own research and apply the knowledge effectively. I know how to improve on my work and act on any advice given.

Spring Term

 

 

I can research and apply knowledge to my coursework in a basic manner.

I can research and apply knowledge to my coursework in a good manner.

I can research and apply knowledge to my coursework in a detailed manner. I am able to work independently with little support.

I am able to improve my coursework using my own research and apply the knowledge effectively. I know how to improve on my work and act on any advice given.

 

Homework tasks

Students at KS5 are expected to use their homework time to work on their coursework and also read around the subject they are studying. Students should ensure that they are keeping up with the news, recent events and adding notes to their classwork through additional research and case studies.

 

 

 

Beginning

Developing

Secure

Excellence

Autumn Term

 

 

I have recorded basic information from my own research about World Development, resources and global citizen ship. I can complete exam questions with guidance.

I have recorded some information from my own research about World Development, resources and global citizen ship. . I can complete exam questions when using the notes from class and my research.

I have recorded detailed information from my own research about World Development, resources and global citizen ship. using a range of media. I can complete exam questions with confidence.

I have researched and recorded information around the topic of World Development, resources and global citizen ship. using a range of media. I can apply the theories learned in class to my extra learning at home and I can complete exam questions with confidence, using not only class work but my home learning.

Christmas Term

 

 

I have recorded basic information from my own research about poverty and inequality I can complete exam questions with guidance.

I have recorded some information from my own research about poverty and inequality. I can complete exam questions when using the notes from class and my research.

I have recorded detailed information from my own research about poverty and inequality using a range of media. I can complete exam questions with confidence.

I have researched and recorded information around the topic of poverty and inequality using a range of media. I can apply the theories learned in class to my extra learning at home and I can complete exam questions with confidence, using not only class work but my home learning.

Winter Term

 

 

I can analyse articles in a basic manner.

I can analyse article relating to my chosen issues in a detailed manner.

I can analyse articles in an effective and detailed manner.

I can thoroughly analyse the articles and critique their validity. I am able to apply the themes correctly.

Spring Term

 

 

I can compare two aspects of world development. I use some knowledge from my lessons.

Through research, I am able to compare two aspects of world development. My home learning supports me with this.

Through my home learning, I have researched relevant information from a range of media that will support my effective comparison of two elements of world development.

My home learning has enabled me to effectively compare two elements of world development. My comparisons are detailed, concise and use factual information to support my arguments.

Summer Term

 

 

I have recorded basic information from my own research about the themes covered during the course. I can complete exam questions with guidance. I have started revision.

I have recorded some information from my own research about the themes covered during the course. I can complete exam questions when using the notes from class and my research. My revision is detailed and effective.

I have recorded detailed information from my own research about the themes covered during the course using a range of media. I can complete exam questions with confidence. I am revising well and have a good knowledge of my case studies.

I have researched and recorded information around the topic of the themes covered during the course using a range of media. I can apply the theories learned in class to my extra learning at home and I can complete exam questions with confidence, using not only class work but my home learning. My revision is underway and extremely effective.