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1 Curriculum links National Curriculum Geography: Geographical enquiry and skills, Knowledge and understanding of places, Knowledge and understanding of patterns and processes, Knowledge and understanding of al change and sustainable development Science: Life processes and living things Citizenship: Developing confidence and responsibility and making the most of their abilities, Preparing to play an active role as citizens QCA Scheme of work Geography: Unit 16: What s in the news?, Unit 24: Passport to the world Science: Unit 3B: Helping plants grow well, Unit 4B: Habitats, Unit 6a: Interdependence and adaptation Citizenship Unit 01: Taking part - developing skills of communication and participation, Unit 02: Choices, Unit 03: Animals and us, Unit 05: Living in a diverse world, Unit 11: In the media what s the news? 1 Resource 1 What are? To know the features of a rainforest Geography 1a: Ask geographical s To know about the weather and climate associated with To understand that a huge variety of animals and plants live in the world s Geography 2a: To use appropriate geographical vocabulary Geography 2d: Use secondary sources Geography 3a: To identify and describe what places are like 1 Resource 2 Where are the world s? To identify the equator and tropics of Cancer and Capricorn and to know that tropical are found between the tropics To know where are found throughout the world To know the names of the continents Geography 2c: To use atlases and globes, and maps and plans at a range of scales Geography 3b: The location of places and s they study and other significant places and s Geography 3c: To describe where places are Geography 3g: To recognise how places fit within a wider geographical context To identify the location of different places in the world 2 Resource 1 What is it rainforest? (1) To know how much rain falls in the rainforest To be able to describe the rain cycle Geography 2a: To use appropriate geographical vocabulary Geography 2d: Use secondary sources Geography 6c: Water and its effects on landscapes and people 2 Resource 2 What is it (continued on next page) To know that the rainforest is made up of different layers Geography 2a: To use appropriate geographical vocabulary Geography2d: Use secondary sources Geography 3a: To identify and describe what places are like 11

2 2 Resource 2 What is it (continued) To understand that each layer of the rainforest has different conditions and is home to different plants and animals Science 3a: The effect of light, air, water and temperature on plant growth Science 5c: How animals and plants in two different habitats are suited to their Science Unit 4B: To identify different types of habitat Science Unit 4B: That different animals are found in different habitats Science Unit 4B: That animals are suited to the in which That different animals and plants are found in different habitats 2 Resource 3 What is it rainforest? (3) To know that animals in the rainforest communicate with each other using sound To know that rainforest sounds change throughout the day and night To be able to describe the feelings that rainforest sounds evoke To be able to replicate rainforest sounds using instruments Link with Music: Music 1b: Play tuned and untuned instruments with control and rhythmic accuracy Music 2a: Improvise, developing rhythmic and melodic material when performing Music 2b: Explore, choose, combine and organise musical ideas within musical structures Music 3a: Analyse and compare sounds Music 3b: Explore and explain their own ideas and feelings about music using movement, dance, expressive language and musical vocabulary Music 4a: To listen with attention to detail and to internalise and recall sounds with increasing aural memory That different animals and plants are found in different habitats Link with Music: Unit 16: Cyclic patterns Exploring rhythm and pulse: Music: Unit 16: That percussion instruments can produce a wide range of sounds Music: Unit 16: How different patterns can fit together Music: Unit 16: How to invent simple rhythmic patterns 3 Resource 1 What animals live in the rainforest? (1) To know about a range of animals that live in the rainforest To be familiar with the vocabulary needed to describe feeding relationships, adaptations and populations To understand how the destruction of the is affecting animal populations Science 1c: To make links between life processes in familiar animals and plants and the s in which Science 5a: About ways in which living things and the need protection Science 5c: How animals and plants in two different habitats are suited to their That different animals and plants are found in different habitats 12

3 3 Resource 2 What animals live in the To know about a variety of animals that live in the rainforest To understand how the destruction of the is affecting animal populations Science 1c: To make links between life processes in familiar animals and plants and the s in which Science 5a: About ways in which living things and the need protection Science 5c: How animals and plants in two different habitats are suited to their in places and s That different animals and plants are found in different habitats of information Citizenship Unit 03: That all animals should be treated with respect Citizenship Unit 03: That humans have a responsibility to ensure the well-being of animals Citizenship Unit 03: About different animal welfare issues and how these are presented in the media 4 Resource 1 What plants grow in the rainforest? (1) To know about a variety of rainforest plants To understand how plants and animals have adapted to life in the rainforest Science 1a: That the life processes common to humans and other animals include nutrition, movement, growth and reproduction Science 1b: That the life processes common to plants include growth, nutrition and reproduction Science 1c: To make links between life processes in familiar animals and plants and the s in which Science Unit 4B: To identify different types of habitat Science Unit 4B: That different animals are found in different habitats Science Unit 4B: That animals are suited to the in which they are found That different animals and plants are found in different habitats How animals and plants in a local habitat are suited to their 4 Resource 2 What plants grow in the To know that many of the foods we eat originally came from rainforest plants To know that people living in get their food from the plants that grow there To know that sometimes the rainforest is destroyed so that more of the plants that provide us with food can be grown To recognise the effect that this has on the animals that live in the rainforest in places and s Science: Unit 3B: That plants can provide food for us and some plants are grown for this To recognise that they can make choices 13

4 4 Resource 3 What plants grow in the rainforest? (3) To know that rainforest plants can be used for food, medicine and cosmetics To understand that many useful plants are yet to be discovered To understand that the destruction of the may mean that useful plants may never be discovered in places and s Science: Unit 3B: That plants can provide food for us and some plants are grown for this 5 Resource 1 Do humans live in the rainforest? To know that the world s are home to indigenous tribes To understand how the lives of indigenous people are similar and different to ours To understand that indigenous people treat the rainforest in a sustainable way To recognise how the destruction of the rainforest can affect the lives of indigenous people Citizenship 4b: To think about the lives of people living in other places and times, and people with different values and customs Geography 3f: To describe and explain how and why places are similar to and different from other places in the same country and elsewhere in the world To recognise that they can make choices To recognise and show respect for similarities and differences About different communities That there are similarities, as well as differences, between communities in other parts of the world and our own 6 Resource 1 What is happening to the? (1) To recognise that the are being destroyed To understand the causes and effects of deforestation To understand the importance of conserving (continued on next page) Geography Unit 16/24: Geography Unit16/ 24: To collect and record evidence about places About current affairs To research, discuss and debate topical issues, problems 14

5 6 Resource 1 What is happening to the? (1) (continued) s sustainably, and to identify opportunities for their own involvement Resource 2 What is happening to the? (2) To understand how soya farming contributes to the destruction of the rainforest To recognise that people can have different viewpoints To understand that action can be taken to conserve the rainforest Geography: 5a: Recognise how people s sustainably, and to identify opportunities for their own involvement Citizenship 1a: To talk and write about their opinions, and explain their views, on issues that affect themselves and society Geography Unit 16/24: Geography Unit16/ 24: To collect and record evidence about places About current affairs To hold a discussion with one other person, offering their own opinions and listening to and taking on board the views of the other person To contribute to a simple debate on an issue and to listen to the views of others To recognise that they can make choices To research, discuss and debate topical issues, problems To try to see things from others' points of view 7 Resource 1 Why must we protect the world s? To understand the importance of the world s To be able to prioritise a list of reasons for why the should be conserved (continued on next page) Citizenship 1a: To talk and write about their opinions, and explain their views, on issues that affect themselves and society Citizenship 1c: To face new challenges positively by collecting information, looking for help, making responsible choices, and taking action To hold a discussion with one other person, offering their own opinions and listening to and taking on board the views of the other person To contribute to a simple debate on an issue and to listen to the views of others To recognise that they can make choices 15

6 7 Resource 1 Why must we protect the world s? (continued) s sustainably, and to identify opportunities for their own involvement Resource 2 What can we do to save the rainforest? To understand the role of governments, organisations and charities working to conserve the To identify personal actions that will help to conserve the Citizenship 1a: To talk and write about their opinions, and explain their views, on issues that affect themselves and society Citizenship 1c: To face new challenges positively by collecting information, looking for help, making responsible choices, and taking action Citizenship 2h: To recognise the role of voluntary, community and pressure groups s sustainably, and to identify opportunities for their own involvement To hold a discussion with one other person, offering their own opinions and listening to and taking on board the views of the other person To contribute to a simple debate on an issue and to listen to the views of others To recognise that they can make choices Citizenship: Unit 03: About voluntary/charitable organisations and why we need them Citizenship: Unit 03: About what a volunteer is To research, discuss and debate topical issues, problems To try to see things from others' points of view Geography Unit 16/24: Geography Unit16/ 24: of information To collect and record evidence about places About current affairs 16

7 8 Resource 1 What have we learned? To assess pupils knowledge and understanding of Science: Unit 3B: That plants can provide food for us and some plants are grown for this That different animals and plants are found in different habitats About different communities 17

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