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All Saints Church of England Primary School
Medium TermPlans Autumn 1
GeographyClass Four (Yr 5/6 )
What Iwant the children to learn
Activitiesand experiences available to the chn
QCA Unit 16
Whats in theNews
ongoing objectivesthroughout half term
to use secondarysources
to use and interpretmaps and plans
Whats been in thenews recently?
Talk about what hasbeen happening locally over the summer. Can they remember anyevents? Did anything particularly interest them? Write a shortreport.
Finish with atlasesand Geography Quiz 1. (GB)
In small groups look at a local newspaper. Pick out an article that interests them prepare and present a short report to inform the rest of theclass about that particular issue.
Ask chn to bring innews articles in future weeks for us to discuss.
Geog quiz 2(GB)
Watch a news clip onEspresso. How will this affect the place? The people that livethere? Discuss in small groups. Report back to class. Do we allagree?
Geog Quiz 3(GB)
Look at reports fromdifferent sources of an environmental issue. Do they all provide asimilar opinion? Groups to look at the evidence and identifysimilarities and differences. Which report do they most agree with?Remind chn to bring suggestions for next week.
Geog Quiz 4(Europe)
Ask chn forsuggestions of news topics from around the world this week. Look upon BBC News play video clip if possible, or read the article.Discuss issues raised by the article.