Geography Pathways is a brand new book-per-year course that makes Geography for 11-14 years relevant, engaging and progressive. Each book offers complete coverage of the new Key Stage 3 curriculum and has been written especially for Northern Ireland to contextualise pupil's knowledge and understanding. A unique feature of the series will highlight the pupil-centered approach of the new curriculum by providing opportunities for developing pupils as individuals and as contributors to society, the economy and the environment. The first book for Year 8 explores 'My Place' using local examples to engage pupil's interest in the themes of work, ecosystems, farming, food, landscape and weather. Key features of the series: *A thematic approach to learning enables pupils to develop ideas and skills using relevant, real-life contexts that they can relate to. *Clear learning intentions for each chapter to enforce a personalised learning experience. *Get Active! tasks to promote understanding through progressive thinking and learning strategies using the five skill categories for research; managing information, decision-making, demonstrating creativity and team work, in addition to enquiry skills. *Extension activities including weblinks to develop a deeper understanding of concepts by providing further opportunities for research. *A Geography in the News chapter and issue-based enquiries to provide opportunities for coursework and fieldwork using a range of methods for undertaking geographical investigation. The author team are experienced Geography teachers and advisers.
Number of Pages: 144 Format(s): Paperback - ISBN: 9780340900109 Publication Date:27/04/2007 Listed in:Educational: Geography Publisher:Hodder Education