Re-imaging place through the creative use of text Mark Jones, UWE PGCE Geography Tutor. Wiltshire and Swindon Annual Secon...
Geography and English collaborations -1  Landscapes of  Language
English  Geography Y9  post SATs English lessons LEDC Tourism   through a range of media and genres Landscapes of Language
 
What do you think this country is like?
Explanation of the Flag of Kenya Black Majority Blood Natural Wealth Peace Masai Shield and spears: defence of freedom
<ul><li>Questioning reliability of sources </li></ul><ul><li>Unreliable  </li></ul><ul><li>Reliable  </li></ul><ul><li>Wha...
Where can we get sources of information on Kenya? <ul><li>internet,  travel brochures , travel guide books, TV holiday pro...
 
Homework: Fiction writing <ul><li>Write the opening of a story which is set in Kenya. In this you should: </li></ul><ul><l...
 
 
<ul><li>Produce a code: How to be a responsible tourist. Either: </li></ul><ul><li>1. Storyboard for an in-flight video </...
‘ I realised that English  does need geography to work effectively’ ‘ seeing tourism in a new way’ ‘ Fascinating’ Year 9 s...
English English & Geography More Geography than English Geography % students’ responses Question -What have these 5 lesson...
‘ Geography in stories makes them more realistic’ ‘ In English there should be geography in  whatever you do and the same ...
Geography and English collaborations -2  Town as Text
Source: David Job (1999) New Directions in Geographical Fieldwork  p.23
Old City Broadmead Cabot Circus 51 02 PRSC
Town as Text: reading the city
Images
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Affective mapping
Book cover and opening chapter
 
 
UWE PGCE English and geography 2009-2010 Haiku
Gentrification  Making the old new again  Who is moving in ?
Surveillance city On camera day and night  Watching out for crime
UWE PGCE English and geography 2009-2010 Acrostic
Street names
Geography  English  Haikus based on experiencing a new mega-retail development  Retail Revival Cathedral of Consumption Wi...
Poetry – street name
Activity – take a street name you know
UWE PGCE English and geography 2009-2010 Emotional view
UWE PGCE English and geography 2009-2010 Display
UWE PGCE English and geography 2009-2010 monopoly
UWE PGCE English and geography 2009-2010 Book title and chapter
UWE PGCE English and geography 2009-2010 Haiku
UWE PGCE English and geography 2009-2010 Wordle
UWE PGCE English and geography 2009-2010 wordscape
Text Trail Text Trail Text Trail Text Trail Text trail
Bloom  Anderson, & Krathwohl 1956  2001  Synthesis Evaluation Evaluating Creating
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Presntation by Mark Jones on using text in Geography, presented at the June 2010 Wiltshire Geography Conference

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  • With cross curricular collaboration key element of the KS3 PoS (QCA, 2009), this session explores how trainee teachers can creatively explore real and imaginary places and spaces through alternative useof written and visual texts.
  • This presentation draws upon work carried out between October 2005 and October 2009. The work is the collaboration of the English and geography tutors and trainees 2005-2010. Landscapes of language was a school and university project exploring teaching of tourism in Year 9 English lessons (see article Teaching Geography Spring 2007).
  • For a full explanation of these five lessons (see Teaching Geography Spring 2007).
  • Thinking skills approaches – ‘odd one out’ and ‘relationships’ – flags as text
  • Activity to explore students’ preconceptions based on symbolism in a country’s flag
  • Range of texts which could be enaged with
  • Autobiography and diary
  • This presentation draws upon work carried out between October 2005 and October 2009. The work is the collaboration of the English and geography tutors and trainees 2005-2010. Landscapes of language was a school and university project exploring teaching of tourism in Year 9 English lessons (see article Teaching Geography Spring 2007).
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  • Using text in Geography presentation

    1. 1. Re-imaging place through the creative use of text Mark Jones, UWE PGCE Geography Tutor. Wiltshire and Swindon Annual Secondary Geography conference 22 June 2010
    2. 2. Geography and English collaborations -1 Landscapes of Language
    3. 3. English Geography Y9 post SATs English lessons LEDC Tourism through a range of media and genres Landscapes of Language
    4. 5. What do you think this country is like?
    5. 6. Explanation of the Flag of Kenya Black Majority Blood Natural Wealth Peace Masai Shield and spears: defence of freedom
    6. 7. <ul><li>Questioning reliability of sources </li></ul><ul><li>Unreliable </li></ul><ul><li>Reliable </li></ul><ul><li>What issues and questions were raised by doing this activity? </li></ul>
    7. 8. Where can we get sources of information on Kenya? <ul><li>internet, travel brochures , travel guide books, TV holiday programmes, films, photographs, postcards, people who have been, diaries , autobiographies , news reports, recipes, newspapers, radio, atlas, blogs, micro blogs e.g. twitter, school text and reference books, people from Kenya </li></ul>
    8. 10. Homework: Fiction writing <ul><li>Write the opening of a story which is set in Kenya. In this you should: </li></ul><ul><li>introduce a main character -write in first person narrative style </li></ul><ul><li>include reference to factual geographical information which you have researched, using technical vocabulary </li></ul><ul><li>encourage the reader to want to read on </li></ul><ul><li>design a front cover & title </li></ul>
    9. 13. <ul><li>Produce a code: How to be a responsible tourist. Either: </li></ul><ul><li>1. Storyboard for an in-flight video </li></ul><ul><li>2. Instruction sheet to be located in </li></ul><ul><li> the seat pocket </li></ul><ul><li>3. Version aimed at younger travellers </li></ul><ul><li>e.g. informative cartoons, poster </li></ul><ul><li>4. Something of your choice </li></ul>
    10. 14. ‘ I realised that English does need geography to work effectively’ ‘ seeing tourism in a new way’ ‘ Fascinating’ Year 9 student comments
    11. 15. English English & Geography More Geography than English Geography % students’ responses Question -What have these 5 lessons felt like?
    12. 16. ‘ Geography in stories makes them more realistic’ ‘ In English there should be geography in whatever you do and the same in geography there should be English’ ‘ English needs geography to be convincing’ ‘ We had to use geographical facts in our story writing,.. that writing is more effective if it has facts in..’ ’ English and geography are both dependent on each other’ ‘ I can see how you tried to link geography and English but for me it was just one lesson’ Year 9 student comments
    13. 17. Geography and English collaborations -2 Town as Text
    14. 18. Source: David Job (1999) New Directions in Geographical Fieldwork p.23
    15. 19. Old City Broadmead Cabot Circus 51 02 PRSC
    16. 20. Town as Text: reading the city
    17. 21. Images
    18. 29. Affective mapping
    19. 30. Book cover and opening chapter
    20. 33. UWE PGCE English and geography 2009-2010 Haiku
    21. 34. Gentrification Making the old new again Who is moving in ?
    22. 35. Surveillance city On camera day and night Watching out for crime
    23. 36. UWE PGCE English and geography 2009-2010 Acrostic
    24. 37. Street names
    25. 38. Geography English Haikus based on experiencing a new mega-retail development Retail Revival Cathedral of Consumption Winners and losers Dead city centre Retail-led regenerates Reverses decline I am a theme park With more open than closed I need therapy
    26. 39. Poetry – street name
    27. 40. Activity – take a street name you know
    28. 41. UWE PGCE English and geography 2009-2010 Emotional view
    29. 42. UWE PGCE English and geography 2009-2010 Display
    30. 43. UWE PGCE English and geography 2009-2010 monopoly
    31. 44. UWE PGCE English and geography 2009-2010 Book title and chapter
    32. 45. UWE PGCE English and geography 2009-2010 Haiku
    33. 46. UWE PGCE English and geography 2009-2010 Wordle
    34. 47. UWE PGCE English and geography 2009-2010 wordscape
    35. 48. Text Trail Text Trail Text Trail Text Trail Text trail
    36. 49. Bloom Anderson, & Krathwohl 1956 2001 Synthesis Evaluation Evaluating Creating
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