Curriculum Area: I&S Social StudiesUnit: The World’s Natural RegionsYear group: 7
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Student’s SBAT:
Draw the Equator and the Prime Meridian onto a world map.
Teacher will ask a student to draw the Prime Meridian and the Equator on a large scaled wall map of the world.Student’s can:

Name the natural regions of the world. To include: Tundra, Northern Forests, Mediterranean, Hot Deserts, Tropical Rain Forests, Prairies, Savannas and Grasslands.Teacher will direct students to draw areas of varying climates on a wall map of the world. These will include; cold northern and southern areas, hot equatorial areas and temperate zones. These will then be further developed to include hot and cold deserts, forests, Mediterranean, tropical rain forests and grasslands. Divide the world into its natural regions by colouring in and labeling a prepared blank map of the world.
Describe the people, plants and animals that live in a variety of the worlds natural regions.Teacher will help student to complete a chart describing the indigenous people, plants and animals of the worlds natural regions.Complete a partially completed chart that shows the people, plant and animals that live in the worlds natural regions.