Locate and name the continents on a World Map.
Locate the main countries of Europe inc. Russia.
Identify capital cities of Europe.
Locate and name the countries making up the British Isles, with their capital cities.
Identify longest rivers in the world, largest deserts, highest mountains.
Compare with UK.
Identify the position and significance of Equator, N. and S. Hemisphere, Tropics of Cancer and Capricorn.
Compare a region of the UK with a region in Europe, eg. local hilly area with a flat one or under sea level. Link with Science - rocks.
Human and Physical Geography
Describe and understand key aspects of:
Physical geography including Rivers, excluding transpiration, brief introduction to Volcanoes and earthquakes linking to Science: rock types.
Human geography including trade links in the Pre-roman.
Types of settlements in Early Britain linked to History. Why did early people choose to settle there?
Geographical Skills and Fieldwork
Use maps, atlases, globes and digital/computer mapping (Google Earth) to locate countries and describe features studied.
Learn the eight points of a compass, 2 figure grid reference (maths co-ordinates), some basic symbols and key (including the use of a simplified Ordnance Survey maps) to build their knowledge of the United Kingdom and the wider world
Use fieldwork to observe and record the human and physical features in the local area using a range of methods, including sketch maps, plans and graphs, and digital technologies.
Unfortunately not the ones with chocolate chips.
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