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Introducing the controlled assessment project

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GCSE Geography controlled assessment for OCR B on coastal geology and distinctive landforms

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Introducing the controlled assessment project

  1. 1. In a globalised world, is anything ever distinctive?
  2. 2. Distinctive The same Meaning?
  3. 3. TO WHAT EXTENT IS GEOLOGY THE MAIN INFLUENCE ON THE DISTINCTIVE COASTAL LANDFORMS OF HENGISTBURY HEAD? The controlled assessment
  4. 4. Today, you will be able to: 1. Understand the requirements and structure of the CA project 2. Describe the features of a C+ Fieldwork Focus. 3. Suggest your own key questions based on the main enquiry question.
  5. 5. Objective 1 UNDERSTAND THE REQUIREMENTS OF THE CONTROLLED ASSESSMENT PROJECT
  6. 6. TO WHAT EXTENT IS GEOLOGY THE MAIN INFLUENCE ON THE DISTINCTIVE FEATURES OF HENGISTBURY HEAD?
  7. 7. What is distinctive about the coastline? What might be distinctive? What might be just the same?
  8. 8. Consider: what is the same or different from coast to coast? • Geomorphic processes? • Landforms? • Land use? • Coastal management? • Geology? • ….anything else?
  9. 9. Social EnvironmentalEconomic What are the different aspects of the coast?
  10. 10. •Explain context of the investigation •Describe in detail the study area • Key questions • Expectations • Annotated maps •600 words Setting the Scene •Primary data (80%) •Secondary Data (20%) •Technology •Presented as a grid Methodology •At least 8xdata presentation techniques •Maps, graphs, sketches, images, etc,. Data Presentation •Linked to key questions and data • Comes from data collection • Every point backed up •PROVE IT! •1000-1200 words Analysis and Conclusion •Critical evaluation •What would you do better next time? •How reliable is your data? • What went well? • 100-200 words Evaluation
  11. 11. Today Break down the exam question Plan what data you will need to collect to answer KQs Create your own key questions – choose 5 KQs
  12. 12. How do I go about a geographical enquiry? Publish Produce your work Select the best Information Gather Information Ask questions Evaluate Questions answered? Criteria met? NoYes Start Here Who? Where? When? Why? What? How? What do you need to find out? How will you present the information? BIAS For and Against Audience PowerPoint, Publisher, Poster, Oral, Visual, Play, podcast, Video, Report.. Improve http://flickr.com/photos/milivoj
  13. 13. So, what is distinctive at Hengistbury Head? Investigate using the images, secondary research online & GIS and decide what is distinctive, and what is the same. http://www.flickr.com/photos/classroomgeography/sets/7215762951670918 6/show/
  14. 14. Objective 2 BE ABLE TO DESCRIBE THE FEATURES OF A C+ FIELDWORK FOCUS.
  15. 15. 2. Understand the features of a C+ Fieldwork Focus. 1. Look at the examples of work. Scan read them 2. Rank the work. Best on the right. 3. Write 5 bullet points. What makes a C+? 4. Explore the mark- scheme criteria. Highlight areas that need clarification
  16. 16. In pairs: - Read and analyse last year’s examples - Prepare a nano-presentation to cover: • What do you have to do? • What tips are there to succeed? • What should you avoid doing? Learning from others
  17. 17. What are you weakest at? Think back and reflect on your work. Refer to your skills web. Identify 2 areas for development from the mark scheme. Write 2 targets.
  18. 18. Objective 3 BREAK DOWN THE EXAM QUESTION INTO YOUR OWN KEY QUESTIONS.
  19. 19. To what extent is geology the main influence on the distinctive features of Hengistbury Head? How can you break this up into smaller key questions?
  20. 20. What is distinctive about Hengistbury Head? . On the A3 paper as a group. Suggest some questions linked to the main enquiry question. To what extent is geology the main influence on the distinctive features of Hengistbury Head?
  21. 21. For example: KQ: How do geomorphic processes influence the features of Hengistbury Head? KQ: How do we define ‘distinctive’? KQ: Where is Hengistbury Head and what is it like?
  22. 22. To what extent is geology the main influence on the distinctive features of Hengistbury Head?” • INDIVIDUALLY! • Plan how you could answer the title question • Choose 5 KQs and mindmap how you could answer them • IMPORTANT: think about data! What can you collect to PROVE IT?
  23. 23. POSSIBLE KQ’S: • What does distinctive mean? What distinctive features are there at H.H.? • How is land used at Hengistbury Head and how distinctive is this? • What coastal management techniques are used at Hengistbury Head? • Is there evidence of coastal processes at H Head? • What do visitors think about the Hengistbury Head? • How does geology influence H.H. and is this distinctive? • What other processes influence the features of H.H.? • How do humans influence the distinctive features of H.H.?
  24. 24. STOP!!! Make sure the key questions you set are ANSWERABLE!! That data can be collected to actually find an answer and PROVE IT!!
  25. 25. To what extent is geology the main influence on the distinctive features of Hengistbury Head? Your own key questions. THINK! How will you provide data to answer your question?
  26. 26. For example Data? = Land use map, visitor survey, questionnaire, photos, etc. KQ: How does geology influence the landforms of Hengistbury Head?

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