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Geography Part 2

For Grade One Geography this year I asked Zac to design his own amusement park. Beth thought it looked like so much fun that she decided to do one as well.

Photo on 15-10-2015 at 2.40 pm

Here is the worksheet I made for them;

Page 1
Page 1
Page 2
Page 2

To make Beth’s more for a Grade 4 level she added some grid references, a compass marking and a scale. She also had to orally describe how to get from the entrance to the different rides, using compass directions.

Photo on 15-10-2015 at 2.34 pm

For those interested, here is a list of the links to the Australian Curriculum;

Year One
  • The natural, managed and constructed features of places, their location, how they change and how they can be cared for (ACHGK005)
  • The ways the activities located in a place create its distinctive features(ACHGK007)
  • The ways that space within places, such as classroom or backyard, can be rearranged to suit different activities or purposes (ACHGK008)
  • Pose questions about familiar and unfamiliar places (ACHGS007)
  • Represent data and the location of places and their features by constructing tables, plans and labelled maps (ACHGS009)
  • Reflect on their learning and suggest responses to their findings (ACHGS012)
Year Four
Represent the location of places and their features by constructing large-scale maps that conform to cartographic conventions including scale, legend, title and north point, and describe their location using simple grid references, compass direction and distance (ACHGS029)

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