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Year 9

Year 9 Curriculum Plan – Geography

Curriculum Area: Humanities: Geography

National Curriculum 2018-19

Overview of Course Content

During Year 9 Geography lessons  the units of study will develop a student’s understanding of the following areas:

 

  • Development
  • Rivers
  • Hot Deserts
  • Coasts
  • Glaciation

 

 

Overview of course content

Overview of assessment

Autumn 1

Unit of Work

Development

 

Title: How and why are countries different?

Extended writing

 

Title: Is Fairtrade an effective Method of Development?

Extended writing

 

Autumn 2

Unit of Work

India

 

Title: How Developed is India?

Enquiry task with extended writing element

 

Title: Who is to blame for child labour?

Extended writing

 

Spring 1

Unit of Work

Hydrology

 

Title: written test of fluvial processes

 

Title: Flooding

Case study comparison of effects of flooding in LIC/HIC

 

Spring 2

Unit of Work

Hot Deserts

Title: exam style questions – knowledge test

 

Title: Hot Deserts: ‘Opportunities outweigh the challenges’. How far do you agree?

 

Summer 1

Unit of Work

Coasts

 

 

 

 

Title: written test -exam style questions – erosion landforms

 

 

Title: Holderness coastline: DME

 

Summer 2

Unit of Work

Glaciation

 

Title: written test- exam style questions