These emergency lesson plans for Year 5 Geography are only to be used by supply teachers who are faced with no planning or easily accessible resources. Also to be used following the guidance notes here.
|Water||Try and chart how much water the children use in a week in their households. Look at how they can reduce their water use, and at why they would need to too!|
|Should the high street be closed to traffic?||If the high street were closed to traffic, what exceptions would you make to the rule and why? (Ambulances, wagons.)|
|A contrasting UK locality – Llandudno||How does it feel when you are in a contrasting locality? (City for village dwellers, countryside for city children etc.) Write a poem expressing excitement/daunting thought of going in one verse, second verse while you're there, and third verse reflection when you're back home.|
|Local traffic – an environmental issue||Give each group of children a role in society (police/environmental activist/head teacher/OAP etc.) and tell them secretly what their opinion is of a local issue (traffic issue, parking, by-pass, one way street, cycle lanes etc.) and give 5 minutes to come up with an argument. Have a chairperson, and hold a debate. Children to write a summary of views in their books.|
|Investigating coasts||How will an underground tunnel from this coastline to another affect the economy/environment/tourism etc. Discuss and write report.|
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