A CONTRASTING UK LOCALITY -BREWOOD MEDIUM-TERM PLAN

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					                             A CONTRASTING UK LOCALITY - BREWOOD
                                      MEDIUM-TERM PLAN
                                                                      Year 4 - Term 3
                                                  Time Allocated: 1½ hour plus day’s fieldwork in Brewood

                                                 (V) = Visual                 (A) = Auditory                  (K) = Kinaesthetic

   Key ideas                Learning                                                                    Learning                                       Cross
  and enquiry              Objectives:                  Possible Teaching Activities                    Outcomes               Assessment             Curricular   Resources
   questions             Children should                                                               Children can             Evidence                Links
                             learn ..                                                                       ….
 Where is                to investigate places        Introduce Brewood as a contrasting                                                                         Atlases
                         to use geographical           locality to Perton. Why? Brewood – old,
 Perton and               questions                     traditional, rural village; Perton – new,                                                                  Aerial
 Brewood?                                               modern, urban village. (V) (A)                                                                             photographs
                         to develop an
                          awareness of how             Children use maps, atlases, aerial                locate Perton                              Maths –      Photographs of
                          places relate to each         photographs, to locate Perton and                  and Brewood on                             compass      Perton and
                          other                         Brewood. (V)                                       a map.                                     directions   Brewood


                         to use and interpret         Children identify countries and locate            identify            Mapwork                             Maps of Perton
                          atlases and maps              Staffordshire on map of Great Britain. (V)         countries and                                           and Brewood
                                                       Find counties that surround Staffordshire          Staffordshire
                                                        and locate on a map. (V)                          identify counties                                       Outline maps
                                                                                                           surrounding                                             of the British
                                                                                                           Staffordshire                                           Isles and
                                                                                                                                                                   counties
                                                       Look at maps to identify and discuss with         identify            List of similarities   English      surrounding
                                                        the children similarities and differences in       similarities and    and differences                     Staffordshire
                                                        the location of the two places. (V) (A)            differences in                             ICT:
                                                                                                           locations of                               Maps -
                                                                                                           Brewood and                                UK Street
                                                                                                           Perton                                     Google




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   Key ideas                Learning                                                                  Learning                                    Cross
  and enquiry              Objectives:                  Possible Teaching Activities                  Outcomes               Assessment          Curricular        Resources
   questions             Children should                                                             Children can             Evidence             Links
                             learn ..                                                                     ….
 What do we              to investigate places        In groups or pairs discuss and write down       record known        Concept map         History           Aerial
                                                        as many facts that they know about               facts about                             - airfield        photographs
 know about              to use geographical           Perton – as a concept map – then                 Perton and                              - names of
 Perton and               questions                     Brewood (V) (A) (K)                              Brewood                                 streets           Photographs of
 Brewood?                                              Discuss as a class and identify under the                            Written work or                       Perton and
                                                        headings of: History of village, Physical                            Activity Sheet                        Brewood
                         to develop an                 features, Human features, Types of              identify facts
                          awareness of how              buildings: homes, public places,                 about Perton                                              Maps
                          places relate to each         educational, Land use, Types of work.            under
                          other                         (Homework Activity – find out the                appropriate                                               Activity Sheet
                                                        population of Perton and Brewood). (A)           geographical
                                                       Read and discuss about the history and           headings.           Written answers                       Worksheet
                                                        background to Brewood. (V) (A)                                                           English
                                                                                                                                                 ICT – Internet
                                                       Answer questions about the history and          answer                                  link – find out
                                                        background to Brewood – include                  questions about                         about Brewood
                                                        similarities and differences. (A)                Brewood,
                                                                                                         including           Letter- including
                                                       Children to write a letter about                 similarities and    Geographical        Literacy –        Paper
 Can the                 to develop their letter       themselves – where they live, hobbies,           differences.        features of         complete in
 children                 writing skills                interests, their school and Perton – a                               Perton              Literacy lesson
 describe                                               modern village – to the children of St
                                                        Mary & St Chads, Brewood. (K) (A)               write a letter
 Perton to a                                                                                             using the correct
 pen friend?                                           Children write ‘thank you’ letters or card       format.
                                                        after the visit. (K)
                                                                                                        write about
                                                                                                         interesting
                                                                                                         topics in the
                                                                                                         letter and
                                                                                                         features




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   Key ideas                Learning                                                                 Learning                          Cross
  and enquiry              Objectives:                Possible Teaching Activities                   Outcomes            Assessment   Curricular    Resources
   questions             Children should                                                            Children can          Evidence      Links
                             learn ..                                                                    ….
 Can you work            to investigate places      Using a variety of maps, children locate         locate Perton                 ICT – UK      Atlases
                                                      Perton and Brewood. (V)                           and Brewood                   Street Maps
 out a route             to use and interpret                                                                                                      Maps
 and draw a               atlases and maps           Discuss most direct route to be taken            find direct
 map from                                             when we visit Brewood. (V) (A)                    route from                                  Aerial
                                                                                                        Perton to                                   Photographs
 Perton to               to draw maps               Children identify geographical features           Brewood
 Brewood?                                             from aerial photographs and maps, eg
                                                      names of roads ….. villages passed               name main
                                                      through ….. canals, lakes, river ….. places       geographical
                                                      of interest ….. land use, eg farms …..            features from
                                                      distance and direction. (V) (A)                   aerial           Mapwork      Maths –
                                                                                                        photographs                   Directions
                                                     Draw a map to show their route to                 and maps
                                                      Brewood (K)
                                                                                                       draw map to
                                                     Try and identify geographical features            show route
                                                      along the route (V)                               from Perton to
                                                                                                        Brewood




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   Key ideas                Learning                                                                  Learning                                  Cross
  and enquiry              Objectives:                  Possible Teaching Activities                  Outcomes              Assessment         Curricular     Resources
   questions             Children should                                                             Children can            Evidence            Links
                             learn ..                                                                     ….
 What are the            to use grid references    Introductory Activity:                              place              Number of          English –      Maps
                          to identify features or    Discuss in pairs and sort out 12                   sentences to       sentences placed   Speaking and   Sentences
 main                     places on a map               sentences. (A) (V) (K)                           corresponding      correctly          Listening
 geographical                                                                                            area on map
 features in                                           Place in appropriate area on map of              of Perton.
                                                        Perton. (K)
 Perton?
 Why?                                                  After 5-10 minutes, discuss areas
                                                        identified and children give appropriate        identify           Answers to         Maths          Worksheet
                                                        grid references. (A) (K) (V)                     features           questions
                                                                                                         correctly using
                                                       Main Activity – Features in Perton – using       grid
                                                        maps of Perton answer questions giving           references
                                                        appropriate grid references. (A) (K)            Draw own           Drawings           Art            Pencil
                                                                                                         illustrations to                                     Crayons
                                                       Discuss why Perton has these features            show                                  ICT –
                                                        (A)                                              geographical                          UK Street
                                                       Divide page into six and draw six features       features in                           Maps
                                                        found in Perton, eg Leisure – park,              Perton                                Google Maps
                                                        Economic – Sainsbury’s, shops,
                                                        Educational – schools, library, Public
                                                        Places - Church, Community Centre,
                                                        public houses, Physical – river, wood,
                                                        Human - lake (V) (A) (K)




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   Key ideas                Learning                                                                 Learning                                  Cross
  and enquiry              Objectives:                  Possible Teaching Activities                 Outcomes              Assessment         Curricular     Resources
   questions             Children should                                                            Children can            Evidence            Links
                             learn ..                                                                    ….
 What are the            to use grid references       Introductory Activity: Discuss in pairs        place              Number of          English –      Maps
                          to identify features or       and sort out 12 sentences. Place in             sentences to       sentences placed   Speaking and   Sentences
 main                     places on a map               appropriate area on map of Brewood. (V)         corresponding      correctly.         Listening
 geographical                                           (A) (K)                                         area on map
 features in             to read maps and             After 5-10 minutes, discuss areas               of Brewood.
                          information carefully         identified and children give appropriate       identify
 Brewood?                 in order to identify          grid references. (A) (K)                        features
 Why?                     features or places                                                            correctly using
                                                                                                        grid
                                                                                                        references.


                                                       Main Activity: Features in Brewood –           describe main      Written answers    English        Brewood
                                                        read out and discuss information about          features and                                         Street Map
                                                        Brewood and how to use the street map of        facilities in
                                                        Brewood. (V) (A) (K)                            Brewood.                                             Brewood
                                                                                                                                                             Information
                                                       Children find information about                                                                      leaflet
                                                        appropriate features, eg economic,
                                                        leisure, educational, medical. (A) (V)                                                               Activity Sheet

                                                       Compare facilities in Brewood to those in      note                                  History/ICT    ICT Suite
                                                        Perton. (A)                                     similarities and                      Brewood
                                                                                                        differences                           Census
                                                       Compare names of streets in Brewood to          between
                                                        those in Perton. (V)                            facilities in
                                                                                                        Brewood and
                                                                                                        Perton.




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   Key ideas                Learning                                                              Learning                                  Cross
  and enquiry              Objectives:               Possible Teaching Activities                 Outcomes             Assessment          Curricular        Resources
   questions             Children should                                                         Children can           Evidence             Links
                             learn ..                                                                 ….
 What do we              to use secondary          Divide children into small groups or work      use secondary     Written record or   English –         Maps
                          sources                    in pairs and ask them to use secondary          sources to        Activity Sheet      Techniques for
 expect                                              sources to write down their expectations        predict what                          generating        Photographs
 Brewood to              to use geographical        of Brewood. Record, using the following         Brewood will                          ideas in
 be like?                 vocabulary to              headings: Buildings (homes, shops,              be like, noting                       discussion, eg    Activity Sheet
                          describe what places       school, church), Landscape, Economic            main human                            concept map
 Why?                     are like                   Activity, Leisure. (A) (K)                      and physical                                            Brewood Video
                                                    Try to encourage children to give reasons       features                              Also learn
                         to identify main           why (A)                                                                               about
                          physical and human                                                        make                                  organising
                          features               Watch short video about Brewood after               deductions                            ideas, eg
                                                 completion of above                                 about places                          identifying
                                                                                                     based on                              headings,
                                                                                                     geographical                          grouping
                                                                                                     knowledge                             according to
                                                                                                     and                                   sets of
                                                                                                     understanding                         characteristics
                                                                                                                                           or criteria.




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   Key ideas                Learning                                                                     Learning                                    Cross
  and enquiry              Objectives:                   Possible Teaching Activities                    Outcomes              Assessment           Curricular      Resources
   questions             Children should                                                                Children can            Evidence              Links
                             learn ..                                                                        ….
 What is                 to investigate a              A days fieldwork in Brewood. (V) (A) (K)          draw field         Sketches             Art             A Village
                          contrasting locality.         Children complete activity worksheet               sketches that                                           Comparison
 Brewood                 to use geographical            when walking around the village. (V) (A)           show the main      Village              Maths –         Activity Booklet
 actually like?           questions.                     (K)                                                features of the    Comparison           Compass
                         to develop the use of         Children complete a geographical walk              locality.          Activity Worksheet   directions      Investigating
                          fieldwork skills.              and challenge. (V) (A) (K)                        identify main      and                                  Brewood – A
                         to identify main              Draw field sketches, facing different              land uses –        Geographical         English –       Geographical
                          physical and human             directions (use of compass). (V) (K)               shops,             Challenge            Speaking and    Challenge
                          features.                     Using a compass, find the direction of St          housing,           Booklet              Listening
                         to collect, record and         Mary & St Chad’s Church spire – from               farming, canal,                                         Pupil’s Book
                          analyse, data.                 different places. (V) (K)                          etc.                                    PHSE ‘World
                         to identify land use.         List different types of economic activity in      identify                                of Work’ –      Clipboard
                         To develop an                  Brewood. (K)                                       different                               types of jobs
                          awareness of                  Children note main features of physical            places in a                             and economic    Photographs
                                                                                                            photograph                              activity
                          economic activity.             landscape and human activity. Why? (A)
                                                                                                            and on a map                                            Maps
                         to understand how              (K)
                                                                                                           begin to                                Maths – Tally
                          people affect the             Using photographs and maps, children try
                                                                                                            understand                              Chart           Compasses
                          environment.                   to identify where they are on the
                         to understand how              geographical walk. (V) (K)                         how features
                                                                                                            of the locality                                         Camera
                          features of the locality
                          influence the nature                                                              influence
                                                                                                            human                                                   Pencils
                          and location of human
                          activities.                   Draw attention to the similarities and             activity.
                                                                                                           note the                                R.E.
                         to appreciate the              differences between both churches. (V)                                                     Church visit
                          similarities and               (A)                                                differences
                          differences between                                                               and similarities
                          St Mary and St                Children meet pen-friend they have                 between the
                          Chad’s church and              written to. (V) (A) (K)                            churches and
                          The Church at Perton.                                                             schools.
                         to appreciate the                                                                carry out a
                          similarities and              Draw attention to the similarities and             traffic survey
                          differences between            differences between the two schools. (V)           (if time!).
                          St Mary & St Chad’s            (A)
                          First School and
                          Perton First School.




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   Key ideas                Learning                                                               Learning                          Cross
  and enquiry              Objectives:               Possible Teaching Activities                  Outcomes            Assessment   Curricular       Resources
   questions             Children should                                                          Children can          Evidence      Links
                             learn ..                                                                  ….
 What does it            to appreciate the         Stop at different points, eg by the canal,      develop an       Poem         English –        Clipboards
                          quality of the             and sit in silence. (V) (A)                      awareness of                  Sensory
 feel like to be          environment                                                                 the quality of                Poetry – the     Activity Booklet
 here?                                              Ask the children to use their senses to          the                           children could
                                                     help them jot down words and phrases to          environment                   produce a        Pencil
                                                     describe how they feel. What can they            and further                   poem from
                                                     hear, see, feel, count? (V) (A) (K)              develop their                 their notes
                                                                                                      sense of
                                                                                                      place.




                                                    Children discuss and complete worksheet                                                         Worksheet
 What have I             to use geographical        about what they have found out and learnt       make             Worksheet
 learnt about             vocabulary to              about the village of Brewood: landscape          deductions                                     Activity
                          describe what places       – buildings – economic – leisure. (V) (A)        about places                                   Booklets
 Brewood?
                          are like                  Include most interesting thing they learnt       based on
                                                     about was . . .                                  geographical
                         to identify main                                                            knowledge
                          physical and human                                                          and
                          features                                                                    understanding




http://www.geography.org.uk/projects/makinggeographyhappen/avillagecomparison/thegeography/
  Key ideas                 Learning                                                               Learning                                      Cross
 and enquiry               Objectives:               Possible Teaching Activities                  Outcomes            Assessment               Curricular        Resources
 questions               Children should                                                          Children can          Evidence                  Links
                             learn ..                                                                  ….
 What are the            to understand             Ask the children to review their fieldwork      review           Lists of similarities   English            Fieldwork
                          similarities and           and begin to explain the main similarities       fieldwork –      and differences.                           Activity Booklet
 main                     differences between        and differences between Perton and               experience                               Art – water
 similarities             places                     Brewood. (A)                                     and reflect on   Worksheet               colour paintings   Investigating
 and                                                                                                  what they        Written accounts        of Brewood –       Brewood ‘ A
                                                    Complete either as a class or divide the         have found                               ‘Canal Scene’      Geographical
 differences                                         children into groups and allocate a              out and how it                           Canal Art:         Challenge;
 between                                             different theme to each group eg                 has affected                             children paint     Pupil’s Book
 Perton and                                          buildings (school, housing, church,              their initial                            their own
                                                     shops), land use, leisure, economic              thinking.                                designs on a       Art resources
 Brewood?                                            activity. Present and analyse main                                                        wooden spoon
                                                     findings – drawing comparisons with             understand                               and a terracotta   ICT Suite
                                                     Perton. (V) (A) (K)                              similarities                             pot
                                                                                                      and
                                                    Produce a class book about Brewood               differences      Class Book              Literacy
                                                     that can be shared with other classes in         between
                                                     the school. (V) (A) (K)                          Brewood and                              ICT – Internet
                                                                                                      Perton.                                  Powerpoint
                                                    Children complete a Powerpoint                                                            Presentation –
                                                     presentation on ‘A Village Comparison’                                                    ‘A Village
                                                     using hyperlinks. (V) (A) (K)                                                             Comparison
                                                                                                                                               Brewood/Perton’
                                                                                                                       Brochure/Poster
 What are the            to understand how to      Children make their own persuasive              produce a
 main features            advertise the main         brochure or poster to advertise Brewood,         persuasive
                          features of Brewood        eg for people thinking of moving into the        brochure or
 in Brewood?                                                                                          poster
                                                     area. (V) (K)
                                                    Posters could be completed on the
                                                     computer. (V) (K)




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