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YEAR SEVEN - UNIT 6 & 7
GEOGRAPHY DEPARTMENT YEAR 7 SCHEME OF WORK
Described in terms of content of two periods per week (a double), with
one homework of 20 minutes developed from the lesson material.
UNIT SIX WEATHER AND CLIMATE AND UNIT SEVEN EXAMS
WEEK ONE 1 THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN WEATHER AND CLIMATE. Using glossary, record definitions of weather, climate Meteorology, Precipitation, Beaufort Scale and Microclimate. Recording weather 'Foundations' page 16-17. Complete exercises 3 and 4. 2 Introduce Activity Sheet 2.1. Pupils keep a simple weather diary for 5 days. 3 MICROCLIMATE. How can temperature and wind be affected by local conditions. 'Foundations' pages 18 and 19. Exercises 1 and 2. Describe climate differences in a small area. Explain the cause of these differences. HOMEWORK Complete weather recording and complete Activity Sheets 2.1 and 2.2.
WEEK TWO - CLIMATE OF BRITISH ISLES How and why does temperature and rainfall in the British Isles vary from place to place and season to season? 'Foundations' pages 20-21. Exercise 2. 2 'Foundations' pages 20-21. Exercises 4 and 5. Activity Sheet 2.3 3 Mark Activity Sheet 2. Read pages 22 and 23. Define Condensation. Discuss 'How does it rain'. Exercises 1, 3 and 4. HOMEWORK Activity Sheet 2.4 and Assessment Sheet 2.3a.
WEEK THREE 1 Mark earlier precipitation exercises and reinforce '3 causes of rainfall'. 2 ATMOSPHERIC PRESSURE Pupils write definitions of Pressure, Isobars, Anticyclone and Depression. 'Foundations' pages 24 and 25. Exercises 1 - 5. 3 Complete exercises and attempt Activity Sheet 2.5. HOMEWORK Complete Activity Sheet 2.5 and outstanding exercises.
WEEK FOUR 1 Weather Forecasts. Brainstorm the value of weather forecasts. Depressions. 'Foundations' pages 26 and 27. 2 Teacher exposition of the development of temperate depression, the features of a mature depression and the weather associated with a depression. 3 'Foundations' pages 26 and 27. Exercises 1-4. HOMEWORK Complete exercises to date.
WEEK FIVE 1 Foundations Activity Sheet 2.6 2 Foundations Activity Sheet 2.7 3 Revision of topics for examination HOMEWORK Revision for examinations
UNIT SEVEN: RIVER BASINS
WEEK SIX - EXAMINATION WEEK
WEEK SEVEN Hand out examination papers and check mark allocation. Correction exercises, one lesson.