LO- I can locate where I live in the UK
L.O- I can name the countries of the UK
What country do we live in? What city do we live in?
Provide children with images and features of Hall Green – Let them look and discuss what they see. Take pictures for blurb. Purple Blue and Green to list what they find and recognise. Teacher TA to talk to red and yellow groups. Home leaners discuss the pictures and name if the child does not recognise and places.
Children to share thoughts with the class.
Provide each group with cut up pieces of the UK – Can they piece it back together? – Take photos for blurb. If groups do sequence correctly can they label each country?
Now show image of Great Britain for any groups to correctly sequence together. Use google maps.
Use google maps to show England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland and their corresponding capital city. Capital city will need to be explained. Show an Atlas. Explain what it is used for. Show the page for UK.
Activity – Worksheet 2
Purple Blue label the 4 countries of UK and the capital city. Use Atlas to support – Challenge can children label Birmingham on their map?
Green label the 4 countries of UK and the capital of England. Challenge can children label Birmingham on their map?
Red and Yellow label the 4 countries of the UK
Go back to Google maps and zoom to Birmingham and Hall Green then on to street view of the school.