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Year 8

Core Curriculum Map – Year 8 Geography

 

Half Term 1

 

Half Term 2

 

Half Term 3

 

Half Term 4

 

Half Term 5

 

Half Term 6

 

Curriculum Coverage:

Eco-Systems/The Rainforest:

 

To learn about the interdependence of biomes and how the planet work. To look at place, space and processes involved in creating eco-systems.

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Restless Earth:

 

 

To investigate the processes and outcomes of the dynamic planet Earth.

 

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Migration:

 

 

To identify reasons for and the need for migration on a global, international and local scale.

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India:

 

 

Research the diverse culture, human and physical geography of this amazing country.

 

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Key Concepts:

 

 

Produce quality case studies using the key concepts of geography.

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Urban Environments:

 

 

To relate places and the shift towards urban lifestyle in LEDC & MEDC’s.

Assessment 1

 

WC 10th Oct 2016

 

Class teacher assessments

Assessment 2

 

WC 9th Dec 2016

 

Class teacher assessments

Assessment 3

 

WC 6th Feb 2017

 

Class teacher assessments

Assessment 4

 

WC 13th March 2017

 

Class teacher assessments

Assessment 5

 

WC 15th May 2017

 

Class teacher assessments

Final Assessment

 

 

 

End of Year Exams

 

Links to NC:

· They should understand how geographical processes interact to create distinctive human and physical landscapes that change over time. In doing so, they should become aware of increasingly complex geographical systems in the world around them.

Links to NC:

· physical geography relating to: geological timescales and plate tectonics; rocks, weathering and soils; weather and climate, including the change in climate from the Ice Age to the present; and glaciation, hydrology and coasts

· understand how human and physical processes interact to influence and change landscapes, environments and the climate; and how human activity relies on the effective functioning of natural systems

Links to NC:

· human geography relating to: population and urbanisation; international development; economic activity in the primary, secondary, tertiary and quaternary sectors; and the use of natural resources

Links to NC:

· extend their locational knowledge and deepen their spatial awareness of the world’s countries, using maps of the world to focus on Africa, Russia, Asia (including China and India), and the Middle East, focusing on their environmental regions, including polar and hot deserts, key physical and human characteristics, countries and major cities

Links to NC:

· They should develop greater competence in using geographical knowledge, approaches and concepts [such as models and theories] and geographical skills in analysing and interpreting different data sources. In this way pupils will continue to enrich their locational knowledge and spatial and environmental understanding.

Links to NC:

· human geography relating to: population and urbanisation; international development; economic activity in the primary, secondary, tertiary and quaternary sectors; and the use of natural resources

· use Geographical Information Systems (GIS) to view, analyse and interpret places and data

 

 

Links to Core Values:

 

Enthusiasm

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Confidence

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Enthusiasm

Links to Core Values:

 

Respect

Creativity

 

 

 

 

 

 

Links to Core Values:

 

Enthusiasm

Links to Core Values:

 

Determination