This half term we are learning about geography in topic lessons. Our unit is called Where in the World am I? It is all about where we live, including our locality as well as the countries, capitals and seas of the UK. Our vocabulary for this topic is listed below.
|atlas||a collection of maps, usually in a book|
|city||a large town|
|compass||a tool for finding direction|
|locality||an area or neighbourhood|
|landmark||an object or feature of a locality that has importance and can be used to help you find your way|
|physical geography||physical geography looks at the natural things in our environment|
|human geography||human geography looks at the changes in the environment by humans|
|to survey||to find the opinions of a group of people by asking them questions|
|issue||an important topic or problem that needs discussion|
This week we have been learning about the names of all the countries that make up the United Kingdom as well as their capital cities. We worked with our partner to look in the atlas to find the UK.