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Sochi olympics

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A simple lesson on drawing choropleth maps using the Sochi Olympics. Will also require blank world maps and atlases, the worksheet I have also uploaded and a print out of the latest Medal Results table from the BBC Sochi Olympics pages.

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Sochi olympics

  1. 1. Do Now Can you name these countries? 17 12 20 13 14 22
  2. 2. Do Now Answers! 17 12 20 13 14 22
  3. 3. Sochi Olympic Geography (What I will be learning today) Must Should Could (Level: 4b/4c ) (Level: 5c/4a) (Level: 5a/5b ) Comprehend the locations of the Olympic venues Apply your map skills to create a map of medal winners Analyse your map of medal winners Literacy… W9 – Presentation Work is clearly organised and laid out on the page. Handwriting is legible and an appropriate size. G&T… Evaluate the effectiveness of your data presentation method
  4. 4. What do you know about the Sochi Olympics? In your brain : write down anything you already know about the Sochi Olympics. Around your brain: write any questions that you have about the Sochi Olympics. We will check on your brain later in the lesson.
  5. 5. Spot the Difference
  6. 6. Complete Q1 and 2 on your worksheet .
  7. 7. Which venue? 1 2 3 4 5
  8. 8. What do you know about the Sochi Olympics? Have you added anything to your brain? Do you have any more questions to add around it?
  9. 9. Choropleth Maps
  10. 10. Create your own choropleth map to show which countries have won the most medals. 1 – 3 medals 7 – 9 medals 4 – 6 medals 10 – 12 medals
  11. 11. Peer Assess • • • • How good is your partner’s map? Does it use the four different shades in the key? Does it have at least 5 countries coloured in correctly? Does it have at least 10 countries coloured in correctly? Does it have a title?
  12. 12. Plenary (What learning have I demonstrated? What are my next steps?) Must Should Could (Level: 4b/4c ) (Level: 5c/4a) (Level: 5a/5b ) Comprehend the locations of the Olympic venues Apply your map skills to create a map of medal winners Analyse your map of medal winners Literacy… W9 – Presentation Work is clearly organised and laid out on the page. Handwriting is legible and an appropriate size. G&T… Evaluate the effectiveness of your data presentation method
  13. 13. What do you know about the Sochi Olympics? How much have you added to your brain this lesson?
  14. 14. Cross the Curriculum How can you use what you have learnt today in other subjects? What skills can you take from today and use somewhere else?

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