Where do we live? Community

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A participatory activity exploring the local, national and global scales of where we live, based on the Geoscapes activity.

KS2 | 15 Mins | Teacher led

Britkid

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Using the popular Britkid website, this activity focuses on the different views that we may each have of where we live, and the relationship between identity and place.

KS2 | 30 Mins | Individual

A fun and participatory activity that allows learners to discover the connections between themselves.

KS2 | 60 Mins | Group

An activity that uses the ‘message in a bottle’ metaphor to engage learners in thinking about what their place means to them.

KS2 | 60 Mins | Individual

Stories about place

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Using stories to help learners explore the way people think and feel about where they live.

KS2/3 | 30 Mins | Teacher led

Local Headlines

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Using local newspapers to explore how where we live is represented in the local media.

KS2/3 | 60 Mins | Group

Virtual Communities

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An ICT activity in which learners think about the relationship between the Internet and their sense of community.

KS2/3 | 60 Mins | Group

Google my place

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Starter activity using Google Images (or Google Earth) to see our place (the local) from a global perspective.

KS2/3 | 60 Mins | Group

A collaborative activity that gets learners to create a postcard from where they live for sharing with a link partner.

KS1 | 30 Mins | Group

Using images taken by learners to explore how we see where we live.

KS2 | 60 Mins | Individual

Starter activity to explore where place names come from, and what meaning might be contained within a place name.

KS2 | 15 Mins | Group

Short individual activity that gets learners to think about the places that are important to them. Contributes to their understanding of multiple identities.

KS2 | 60 Mins | Individual