Lesson 1: The Patterns of Settlement…

Lesson 1: The Patterns of Settlement…

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1 Nucleated Village (Modified from Google Earth Pro). 
(source: Google Earth)

 

L.O: To be able to explain the patterns of settlement

 

Key Skill Development:

Identification

Geographical Explanation

 

Key Terms:

Linear

Nucleated

Dispersed

Isoloated

Starter – Task 1: Look at the photograph below and in pairs, try to identify physical reasons that could attract the formation of a settlement in this area…

 

Key Question…Why do you think this settlement has formed like this?

 

(source: google search engine)

 

 

Development – Task 2: Identifying and Explaining the different settlement types…

 

Early settlers forming villages in the rural areas would often live together for safety, for friendship, and to share services. These early settlements would take on distinctive patterns based on the shape of the land around them. Here we can see some examples of different settlement patterns. (source: http://onezerosixgeographers.blogspot.com/)

 

Look at the below photographs and answer the questions underneath each one…(source of all photographs google search engine)

 

Photographs of settlement types for your notes

Photograph 1:

Linear settlement Dakota39s blog 8a

  1) Identify the settlement type (1mark)

2) Describe its main features (3marks)

2) Explain why this settlement took this formation (annotate your photo with key features) (5marks)

 

Photograph 2.

  1) Identify the settlement type (1mark)

2) Describe its main features (3marks)

2) Explain why this settlement took this formation(annotate your photo with key features) (5marks)

 

Photograph 3:

Looking down on rooftops of nucleated village Garganta la Olla, La Vera, Extremadura, Spain Stock Photo

  1) Identify the settlement type (1mark)

2) Describe its main features (3marks)

2) Explain why this settlement took this formation(annotate your photo with key features) (5marks)

 

Photograph 4:

Picture

  1) Identify the settlement type (1mark)

2) Describe its main features (3marks)

2) Explain why this settlement took this formation(annotate your photo with key features) (5marks)

 

 

Plenary – Task 3: Geography Poetry…

 

                        As a final task today, try to create an 8 line descriptive poem of a settlement type of your choice. Try to use words that connect to that settlement and most all be CREATIVE, use ADJECTIVES and put your HEART into it…

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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