about the types of transport used to get to other places
Bear in Lesotho (CD available for Durham schools to purchase from IT department at Durham, along with other Barnaby resources). Use as a stimulus to start topic.
Journey/travel. Timeline of a day- where is barnaby. breakfast time on the plane/ lunch time- on plane, by following day- arrive- significant times in the day for them. Pictures of aeroplane to move during day- long way- simple distance.
Language work underneath so they can follow the sequence- footprints of what he has done.
to recognise similarities and differences and communicate them
to identify likes and dislikes about a place
that the world extends outside their locality
to find places on a map (unit 5)
Compare contrast Lesotho and own locality. Look at features, similarities/differences, what they like/dislike, people- include jobs. Describe and discuss what places are like. Look at maps- outlines, compare the two countries: Compare- surrounded by water- Britain= island, what about Lesotho? Link To K. Morag stories- Island Home. Make map of own, Split into 2 groups- Durham and Lesotho put on important features.
Discuss and look at routes to school- pictorial own locality/Lesotho. MA- add labels. Talk about what is seen, what they pass, encourage descriptions of features.
Link to numeracy- positional language. Use big books such as Rosie’s walk to support (cross curricular link to literacy)
Literacy: Link to Katie Morag- Yr2.
Mind journey/map (global citizen ship-fs/ks1- story map- used for citezenship scheme.) .
Journeys/walking/vehicles- compare towns/city and rural settings.
Ways to travel there- survey link to numeracy- support Ch to generate a tally/charts. Make a graph on paper or using computer software e.g. RM graphs.
Explore likes/dislikes- DVD—food
? Could do some food tasting.
What Ch like about Durham/like/dislike (own life).Compare to Lesotho. Look at hobbies- football?
Pictures own locality and Lesotho.
Big book- Rose’s walk.
Katie Morag stories.
Small world vehicles
Lesotho resource box.
Simple graph templates- NHM.
? food for food tasting- see resource box.
Interactive whiteboard resource comparing Lestho to other countries (hot/cold countries). Also has interactive features looking at the landscape. See:
identify a clear sequence of features seen on their route to school
use correct vocabulary to describe features
know about changes in their locality
recognise that different places in the area support different kinds of work
realise that change is continuous and happens in most places.
are aware of the nature and character of an environment different from their own
know about various types of transport
recognise and understand similar and different features of two contrasting places
are aware of similarities and differences between other countries and their own.
All: Ch to have a basic understanding of the features that make up their local area; and have a developing awareness of other localities. Most: be able to annotate a simple map with some of the features
Some: understand the part people play in developing and changing the area.
All: Suggest some similarities/ differences between own locality and another place. Most: recognise the main similarities and differences between their local area and a contrasting place
To show an interest in and develop a deeper understanding of the world around them
To be aware of similarities and differences between other counties and their own.