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Steven Parsloe

on 26 June 2012

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Transcript of Utopia

Objectives of Today's Lesson
Identify characteristics of your perfect country
Use map skills to draw a labelled map of your perfect country TRY TO:
Collaborate with others and come to an agreement.
Encourage other people to share their views and listen to them
Link together what you have learned in different places and lessons
Persevere with a task or challenge even when the going gets tough Name…
…you have 1 minute to decide on a name for your country TRY TO THINK ABOUT THE;
Physical Geography (the landscape of your country)
…beaches, mountains, deserts, forests, rivers, lakes, coral reef, flat land etc
Think about the climate;
Is it hot, cold, wet, dry, Seasonal?
Is it an island or joined to other countries… etc THINK ABOUT
Economic Geography (Your will need to make money!)Think how the physical geography could create jobs, e.g… Mountains = ski tourism Diamond mine, oil reserves, coal mines Farmland to grow grapes for wine… etc Now for the map…
Key (use OS symbols plus some of your own design)
A fact-file on your country Extension...
Write a paragraph from the Tourist Office in your country explaining why people should visit Utopia is an ideal community or society possessing a perfect socio-politico-legal system. The word was imported from Greek by Sir Thomas More for his 1516 book Utopia, describing a fictional island in the Atlantic Ocean. Design the perfect country An Old Map of Utopia THINK ABOUT
Human Geography
Population - how many people live there?
Capital city -name
Language… etc To summarise;
Name of your island
Physical (What does it look like?)
Economic (How does it make money/wealth?
Human (What are the people like?) Lanuage?
How is the best way to present your island to the rest of the group?
A talk?
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