Geographical activities that can be developed through the use of
Geography is about Geography is about the
Draw a map between people &
Is there enough Answer from the point
information in the book of view of the character
to: in the story
• Map a route that a • Who am I?
character in your • Where do I come
story walks ISBN - 1-905236-63-8
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• Map the layout of • Who is my family?
the village, street • What is my ‘story’?
etc Geography is about • Who are the people
Place around me?
From the point of view • Where do they come
of the character in the from? What is their
Geography makes story can you answer the ‘story’?
Connections between following questions?
people and places • Where do I live?
• How does it look?
Geography is about
What connects us to the • How do I feel about
it? `real people’ who
people in your story?
• How is it changing? live in `real places’
• Do we have relatives • How do I want it to
change? Find images of people who
who live there?
live in a similar place to the
• Do we eat food that
characters in the story.
is grown there? www.flickr.com is a good
• Do we go on holiday source of quality
• Do we have a school
link with the Can you match photographs
country? of real places to an image
that the artist has drawn?
Prompt sheet devised by developed by Wendy North, 23/01/2008