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Marking stickers

Stickers make marking students work quick and easy, with no need to write additional comments. In addition they prevent teachers from writing similar or even identical comments numerous times, for this reason marking stickers could be a simple solution to... Continue Reading →

Volcano mocktails

Inspired by the hurricane mocktail from a recent blog post, I have created another variation for different types of volcanoes; composite, hotspot and supervolcanoes. This creative worksheet, much like the hurricane mocktail, allows students to understand the location, structure and... Continue Reading →

Hurricane mocktail

A creative worksheet for students to understand the distribution, formation and features of a hurricane with a 'mocktail' theme. This idea was inspired by @montserrat2901 on twitter. This activity was completed with low ability Year 8 students, who found each... Continue Reading →

Illustrated geography dictionary

A fellow colleague inspired me to create this resource due to low ability and EAL students struggling with key geographical vocabulary on regular basis. Designed for Key Stage 3 and even Key Stage 4 the dictionary includes a range of... Continue Reading →

Structuring 9 mark questions (To what extent, Assess and Evaluate…)

With the introduction of 9 mark questions asking students 'To what extent, 'Assess' and 'Evaluate' which demand higher order thinking skills. I have created a number of handouts for student to use as a writing frame based on the specific... Continue Reading →

Sixty+ revision strategies

Click HERE to access this free downloadable resource! Otherwise see this previous blog post for someĀ 'revision game' resources.

Coasts: Design a board game

This activity allows students to apply their geographical understanding of coastal processes, over the course of two to three lessons (maximum of two lessons to make and one lesson to play). Students are asked to design a board game to... Continue Reading →

Strategies to learn geographical vocabulary

We all know that geographical vocabulary is crucial for every topic studied at GCSE. So here are a few quick ideas: Idea 1: Knowledge trading Source: AQA Outstanding lessons CPD, 2015 Students are given 30 cards (10 x red, 10... Continue Reading →

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