Lessons 2&3: Factors influencing the sites, growth and functions of settlements…

Lessons 2&3: Factors influencing the sites, growth and functions of settlements…

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Germany, Bavaria, Wolfratshausen, Aerial view of countryside town Stock Photo

Germany, Bavaria, Wolfratshausen, Aerial view of countryside town
(source: Google Earth)

 

L.O: Describe and explain the factors which may influence the sites, growth and functions of settlements

 

Key Skill Development:

Identification & Description

Geographical Explanation

 

Key Terms:

Site

Situation

Settlement

Growth

Function

Factors (Physical/Human) – relief, soil, water supply and other factors including accessibility, resources

 

 

(source: https://www.nationalgeographic.org/media/settling-mars/?utm_source=BibblioRCM_Row#mars-novo-mundo)

 

  Task 2 – definitions : Using your ipads research and define today’s key terms…(Resource 1 in todays lesson below can help too).

 

Task 2 – Research & Collect: Use the video clip below and fill in the below table link to explore different factors that affect settlement location (no need to explain anything, just identify and classify as many factors as you can…)

Identification table of physical and human factors affecting settlement location

 

Resource 1: Youtube clip on Why are towns and cities found in certain places?

(source: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=msQb9b064hg)

 

(source: https://slideplayer.com/slide/6148949/)

Key Questions…taken from previous IGCSE papers…

Define what the physical aspect is (2marks) (you may need your ipad for this to just quickly research)

Define what a bridging point is (2marks)

Define what a nodal point is (2marks)

Describe what a wet point site is. (3marks)

Describe what a dry point site is. (3marks)

Describe what a defensive site is. (3marks)

 

Development – Task 3: Access the link below to the task sheet and complete the table by looking at each photograph and using your knowledge from the previous tasks…

Photograph and explanation exercise of factors affecting site, location and function of a settlement tasksheet

Plenary: 

Explain the differences between site , situation and settlement on the IGCE curriculum.

 

Israeli settlement of Givat Zeev, near the Palestinian city of Ramallah in the occupied West Bank, on 19 November 2019 [AHMAD GHARABLI/AFP/Getty Images]

Israeli settlement of Givat Zeev, near the Palestinian city of Ramallah in the occupied West Bank, on 19 November 2019 [AHMAD GHARABLI/AFP/Getty Images]

 

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