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YEAR SEVEN - UNIT 8
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 EIGHT : RIVER BASINS
WEEK EIGHT - WHAT HAPPENS WHEN RAIN REACHES THE GROUND? 'Foundations' pages 28 - 29. Describe what happens to rain water when it reaches the ground. Describe effects on steep/gentle slopes and on grass, tannac, soil and sand, i.e. group work and class response to exercises 1-3, page 29. Explain the Water Cycle. 'Foundations' pages 36 - 37. Pupils write definitions of condensation, evaporation, groundwater, precipitation, surface water and transpiration from glossary. ASSESSMENT Assessment Sheet 3.2. Mark assessment with pupils. Prepare pupils for 'Infiltration Exercise'. Infiltration exercise completed for homework. Instructions on hand-out and results to be shown on a bar graph. HOMEWORK Complete Infiltration Exercise
WEEK NINE - 1 Class comparison of results of homework. Analysis of patterns and examination of possible reasons for patterns identified. 'WHAT IS A RIVER BASIN'. 'Foundations' page 30. Pupils work in groups to produce matching links to Activity, page 30. Activity Sheet 3.1. 2 RESULTS OF FLOOD. 'Foundations' pages 32 and 33. Pupils read book and consider exercises 2 and 3 whilst teacher sets up video. Teacher shows units 1, 2 4 and 7 from Team Video 'Bangladesh' HOMEWORK Pupils complete: (a) Location map of Bangladesh. Details of map are on hand-out. (b) On teacher-produced crossword hand-out - pupils attempt exercises 1 and 2, page 31 - world major rivers.
WEEK TEN 1 WHAT CAUSES FLOODS 'Foundations' pages 34 and 35. Group work on exercises 1, 2 and 3. Individual pupils complete Activity Sheet 3.2. AT 3/Sc 3/7b 2 Activity Sheets 3.3 and 3.4 3 FRESH WATER SUPPLY 'Foundations' pages 38 and 39. Exercises 1-3 inclusive. HOMEWORK Assessment Sheet 3.3 and read pages 40 and 41
WEEK ELEVEN 1 RIVER NILE IN EGYPT 'Foundations' pages 40 and 41. Group discussion and report on exercises 1-3. Individuals complete Activity Sheet 3.6 2 THE ASWAN DAM 'Foundations' pages 42 and 43. How can providing a reliable water supply create other problems? Group work discussion and report on exercises 1 and 3 page 43. If there is time, exercise 2 can be attempted. 3 ASSESSMENT Assessment Sheet 3.4