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This is Geography 2 Pupil Book By John Widdowson

This is Geography 2 Pupil Book
by John Widdowson

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Less content, more learning!

This is Geography is a major new course for the revised Geography curriculum for Key Stage 3 Geography.

It helps you do more learning with less content - precisely what the revised curriculum is about.

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This is Geography 2 Pupil Book Summary


This is Geography 2 Pupil Book by John Widdowson

This is Geography is a major new course for Key Stage 3 Geography aiming to raise standards of teaching and learning. It offers:
- Less content, more learning
- a streamlined scheme of work which focuses on the essentials and which therefore allows teachers to do in-depth work on real world topics that really matter to pupils
- Worthwhile and significant tasks
- every unit builds, step by step, towards an engaging and significant final task. These tasks use the full range of learning styles to provide something for all pupils.

The associated Teachers Resource Book, available in print and as a CD, supports this Pupil's Book with lesson plans and differentiated worksheets - for homework and class work. The lesson plans and worksheets are also provided on CD for you to edit and customise.

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About John Widdowson


John Widdowson is a geography teacher and author of successful and award-winning geography titles. He is the author of the Earthworks series - which twice won the Geographical Association's Silver Award for educational resources and of the Geography Special Needs Support Material used in hundreds of schools all around the country to raise achievement among lower ability pupils.

He has always lived and worked in east London. He knows the area inside out and has seen plenty of changes. The latest, and probably the biggest, is the Olympic Park, right on his doorstep.

'One of the things that attracted me to geography teaching was its potential to get students out of the classroom and into the real world. As a teacher in east London, this is my classroom! So, as more and more schools started to arrive from other parts of the country wanting to see what was happening at the Olympic Park, I decided to offer them an exciting and worthwhile geographical experience. That is why I now run urban geography courses in east London.

Like the 2012 Games, I hope it won't just be a four-week wonder.'

This is Geography 3 includes a chapter on the Olympic Games, 'The Olympic Games and Paralympic Games comes to town - What's the secret of a successful Olympic bid?

Table of Contents


1 Welcome to Earth Village Key Question: Can the earth cope with any more people? Your challenge: Write a speech for a debate between optimists and pessimists over the future for world population. 2 Landscape detective Key Question: What can you learn about a place by investigating rocks? Your challenge: Devise a geology trail to make rocks really interesting! 3 Here is the weather forecast Key Question: How do I become a brilliant weather forcaster? Your challenge: Make your own weather forecast using Met Office satellite images and weather charts. 4 Once upon a coal mine Key Question: How will jobs in the future be different from jobs in the past? Your challenge: Investigate the changes taking place in North East England and plan a film sequel to show what work will be like in future. 5 A question of football Key Question: What has football got to do with Geography? Your challenge: Make a case to persuade your teacher you could do a geographical enquiry about football. 6 Coast to coast Key Question: Where would you build a new seaside resort? Your challenge: Use your map skills and knowledge of physical geography to advise on the best site for a seaside resort. 7 Spain - here we come! Key Question: What won't you see on a package holiday to Spain? Your challenge: Plan a holiday to Spain so that someone experiences more than just the seaside! 8 Changing Fumes Key Question: What's the point of trying to be more energy-efficient? Your challenge: Compare homes in UK and Kenya then make someone's home more energy efficient. Ordnance Survey 1:25,000 map symbols Reference map of Europe Key concept table Glossary Index Acknowledgments

Additional information

GOR004996250
This is Geography 2 Pupil Book by John Widdowson
John Widdowson
This is Geography
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Hodder Education
2008-11-28
144
0340907428
9780340907429
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Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us.