GeographyYears 5 - 6Factors that Shape PlacesEnvironments Shape PlacesEnvironments Shape Places

Settlements

Worksheets

Worksheets

Teaching Notes

Key Concepts, Skills and Understandings

Students investigate the world population and the challenges of the population growing. They develop their geographical knowledge of climate, geographical features, historical features, culture, economy and technology. They use this knowledge to describe the influences that affect the distribution of where people live.
The geographical tools integrated in this lesson include mapping, graphs and statistics, spatial technologies and visual representation.
The geographical concepts include place, space, scale and interconnection.

Focus Question

Why do people live where they do?

Australian National Curriculum

ACHASS1096, ACHASSK113, ACHASSI101

NSW Syllabus

GE3-2

Victorian Curriculum

VCGGK088, VCGGC086, VCGGK089

Subject

Geography

Years

5 - 6

Topic

Factors that Shape Places

Unit

Environments Shape Places

Lesson Name

Settlements

Lesson Time

60 mins

Author

Inquisitive Team

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