Investigating Our World
This project teaches children about locating map features using a range of methods. They learn about the Prime Meridian, Greenwich Mean Time (GMT), and worldwide time zones and study interconnected climate zones, vegetation belts and biomes. Children learn about human geography and capital cities worldwide before looking at the UK motorway network and settlements.
❇ MEMORABLE MOMENT
Planning a real route to use later in the year.
️✏️ WRITING OPPORTUNITIES
🌳 LEARNING OUTSIDE THE CLASSROOM
Comparing outside reality to ordnance survey map.
Unit Sequence: Learning Intentions
🏁 BIG FINISH
Map quiz - Starting with a world map adding information leading to an ordnance survey map adding missing information, e.g . completing the key, adding features etc.
📖 FOCUS TEXT(S)
Ordnance survey maps, atlases, digital maps, research fact cards.