EDWARD VI CAMP HILL SCHOOL FOR BOYS GEOGRAPHY DEPARTMENT SCHEME OF WORK YEAR 9
UNIT FIVE - WORLD DEVELOPMENT
1. Where do people live ?What is the relationship
between Population Growth and Development ? - Atlas work as introduction to looking
at different parts of the world. Complete Activity Sheet "Where in the World ?".
- In class discussion explore: (a) Why are population figures for World Cities
only estimates ? (b) How many people are in more developed countries ? - Distribute
N.C. Map F - learning homework.
2. What is the relationship between Population Growth and
Development ? - Interactions page 84-5. - Discuss the three types of density
region. - Pupils to define the terms: Population Density, Development, Resource.
- Exercise Q1 oral. Q2 & 4 written (Q4 gives opportunity for extended writing
- consider effect on individual pupil, their family and the country as a whole).
- Video 91 (C) - Baby Boom (Geography Collection). Pupils to make structured notes
on: (a) Malthusian Dilemma. (b) Mauritius and its response to growing population.
(c) China's Child. - Answer Q3 page 85.
3. What is development ? - Interactions pages 86-7.
- Continue the idea that development is a subjective term. Groups list and then
report indicators of development. - Is high population density a good indicator
? Mention GDP, quality of life, Education, Health Indices etc in LDC's and MDC's.
- Do Activity Sheet 6.2 for homework (question 3 allows opportunity for extended
writing/quality of expression and use of examples).
4.- Assessment 9.5 World Map Test (in file).
5 Can development levels be related to employment structures
? - Introduce Employment Structures. - Define the terms: Employment Structure,
Primary, Secondary and Tertiary Employment types (pupils to provide examples).
Could extend to Quaternary Employment ? - Complete skills sheet on employment
structures and attempt exercises 2,3 and 4 page 87. - Class survey to illustrate
MDC and Birmingham Economic Structures, emphasise also changes through time
6. How does trade affect levels of development ? -
Interactions pages 88-9. - Discuss the importance of trade. Emphasise volume/value/price
fluctuations/limited range of Primary Goods compared to Manufacturing Goods in
LDCs. - Discuss Vicious Circle, Benign Circle. Attempt exercises 1, 2. Draw flow
diagram in Q3 as a vicious circle. - Complete exercise World/UK Trade, Trade Exercise
and Changes in Britain's Trade (opportunity for extended writing.) - Activity
Sheet 6.4 and information sheet/exercise on Trading Blocs as optional extensions.
- Video 3: Primary Products in Ghana - pupils to make structured notes. - Discuss
problems and possible solutions for Ghana (write election manifesto/speech for
new government ?). - Show diagram (OHP) and explain the concept of economic interdependence.
- Double period required (pupils to organise equipment) for Trade Simulation
7. Aid - how the rich can help the poor ! - Interactions
pages 90-1. - Discuss different types of aid. give out information sheet. - Attempt
exercise 1 (oral) and 2. - Attempt Activity Sheet 6.5 as a group activity. Groups
organise a response to each heading then report back to class. - Video: A Question
of Aid (compares aid effectiveness in Kerala and Bangladesh). Pupils to make structures
notes in response to the following questions: (a) Who gives the aid ? (b) Who
receives it ? (c) What is the money spent on ? (d) What problems does this present
8 Should we give aid ? Interactions page 92-3. Discuss
the problems involved ? Pupils to answer exercise 1 (a) to write out the statements,
(b) asterisk relevant statements, and (c). Attempt exercise 2 in pairs (they should
bring in a dice). Homework - Assessment 6.4. Unit five EXTENSIONS Development
Chapter 8 p.76 How can differences in world development be recognised? P.78 How
do differences in development affect quality of life? P.80 World citizenship -
how can the fortunate help the less fortunate.? P.82 How does the interdependence
of countries affect development? www.thornes.co.uk/html/keygeog/index.html see
also separate GCSE webliography.