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Introduction to crime ap

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Introduction to crime ap

  1. 1. Is crime a geographical issue? Lesson Objectives: 1. To investigate different types of crime. 2. To decide whether or not crime is a geographical issue. Key Question: Is crime a geographical issue?
  2. 2. A crime is… An act which is prohibited (forbidden) by criminal law and punished, usually by fine or imprisonment. Key Question: Is crime a geographical issue?
  3. 3. Write down any 5 crimes that could be committed here?
  4. 4. Write down any 5 crimes that could be committed here?
  5. 5. Task Read through the cards which mention different crimes. 1. Do you think the crime is linked to geography? YES/NO 2. Give a reason for your answer. Say how or why it does or doesn’t link to geography. E.g. A builder dumps all his waste on a quiet country lane Yes. Because this is a form of environmental pollution that can damage the countryside Key Question: Is crime a geographical issue?
  6. 6. There are many different types of crime but what do they have to do with Geography? Read the following extract from a letter from the school governors..... Dear Mr Pinks, We heard about your proposal to teach a topic to year 8 students on Crime. However we would like more information about how Geography links to crime before we decide if the topic should be taught. Key Question: Is crime a geographical issue?
  7. 7. There are many different types of crime but what do they have to do with Geography? Dear Mr Pinks, We heard about your proposal to teach a topic to year 8 students on Crime. However we would like more information about how Geography links to crime before we decide if the topic should be taught. Write a response to the governors. Use examples to explain how Geography links to crime. Dear Governors, I believe that Geography links to crime because...... An example of a crime that links to Geography is..... Key Question: Is crime a geographical issue?

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