|Year: 5/6||Likely time: 6 hours|
2 or 3 children in each group of similar ability
|Differentiated Groups (of 2 or 3) |
H = Higher Attaining Groups
A = Average Attaining Groups
L = Lower Attaining Groups
|ACTIVITIES (group work)|| |
|Our school and change |
Observing and asking relevant geographical questions
|Group brainstorms "What is Sandling School like?" |
ISSUE - WE NEED 2 MORE CLASSES.
H. What decisions will need to be made? Can you design some Qs?
A. What questions will need to be answered?
L. Where will the children hang their coats? Which toilets will they use? Which route will they follow to get to the hall? Can you think of some more questions like this?
|School headed notepaper to record wordstorm "What is Sandling School like?"|| |
|Data collection and recording activites|| |
H. Design a group plan to accommodate 2 more classes. Make a sketch map from an aerial photo to show your plan. Can you add some improvements to the school grounds? Take photos of the sites that will change.
|H. Aerial photo of school (oblique) |
camera (5 school geography resource cameras used throughout)
A. 1:1250 map of school grounds for reference only
L. Enlarged 1:1250 map of school grounds to be coloured and labelled
|Interpretation and analysis of data||H. What problems could there be? How good do you think your plans are? Who could you ask for another opinion? What would the photos look like after the change? |
A. What problems could there be with you plans? Looking at your photos, draw a postcard of what each place would look like after the change.
L. Would your plans be easy? What problems could there be?
|H. open-ended |
A. prescriptive to focus response
L. group not expected to think of more changes
H. Present your proposal to the class and explain your reasons (orally).
VISIT FROM ARCHITECT AND VIEW PLANS CHOSEN BY KCC AND THE GOVERNORS
|The architect |
Real plans drawn up by architect
|Next Step|| |
WHEN THE BUILDING WORK BEGINS
|Aerial photos of school before and after building work (oblique)|| |
H. open-ended to