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Forward plans - Southern Uplands - print page

Landscapes - Attainment outcome focus: People and Place Levels B/C

Highlands and Islands Forward Plan
Central Lowlands Forward Plan



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Learning Outcome

Assessment

K&U/Skills/DIA

Pupils will:

Pupils should be able to:

  • Goggs Guide Book
    • Southern Uplands
  • K&U:
    • Using Maps
  • View a map of Scotland and learn that Scotland has three major geographical areas:
    • Highlands and Islands
    • Central Lowlands
    • Southern Uplands
  • Locate the Southern Uplands on a map of Scotland.
  • Name and locate:
    • The Highland and Island region
    • The Central Lowland region
  • Goggs Guide Book
    • Hills in the Southern Uplands
  • K&U:
    • Physical Environment
    • Human/Physical Interactions
  • Skills:
    • Carrying out tasks
  • DIA:
    • Social and Environmental Responsibility
  • Explore the features of hills in the Southern Uplands
  • Locate, explore and identify the physical features of five specific hills:
    • Merrick
    • Lowther Hills
    • Criffel
    • Lammermuir Hills
    • Moorfoot
  • Explore further information and interesting facts about above hills
  • Become aware of how humans are using and have used the hills
  • Use a map of Scotland to check knowledge of location of specific hills
  • Describe the physical features of hills in the Southern Uplands in terms of:
    • Peaks
    • Valleys
    • Rivers
    • Hill slopes
  • Name and locate with reasonable accuracy the following hills:
    • Merrick
    • Lowther Hills
    • Criffel
  • Name Merrick as the highest peak in South West Scotland
  • Describe the distinguishing features of specific hills in the Southern Uplands:
  • Specify which activities humans use/used the hills for:
    • Mining
    • Sheep farming
    • Wind farming
  • Goggs Guide Book
    • Forests in the Southern Uplands
  • K&U:
    • Human/Physical Interactions
  • Skills:
    • Carrying out tasks
  • DIA:
    • Social and Environmental Responsibility
  • Explore how forests (forest parks) are used in the Southern Uplands
  • Locate, explore and identify features of four specific forests in the Southern Uplands:
    • Galloway Forest park
    • Tweed Valley Forest park
    • Forest of Ae
    • Craik Forest
  • Explore further information and facts about these forests
  • Explore the idea that humans have an environmental responsibility in using the forests
  • Identify what a forest ranger does
  • Use a map of Scotland to check knowledge of location of specific forest (forest park)
  • Describe how forests (forest parks) can be used in terms of
    • Wildlife
    • Leisure
    • Working forests
  • Name and locate with reasonable accuracy the following forests (forest parks in the Southern Uplands:
    • Galloway Forest Park
    • Tweed valley Forest park
    • Forest of Ae
  • Describe some of the distinguishing physical features of these forests:
    • cover large areas of land
    • forested hills
    • moorlands
  • Discuss how humans can show responsibility when using the forests
  • State what a forest ranger does:
    • helps people enjoy the forest
    • protects wildlife living there
  • Describe which leisure activities take place in at least one forest in the Southern Uplands
  • Name at least three animals that can be I seen in these forests (forest parks)
  • Name Craik Forest as one of the largest in Southern Scotland
  • Goggs Guide Book
    • Coastline and Rivers of the Southern Uplands
  • K&U:
    • Physical Environment
    • Human/Physical Interactions
  • Skills:
    • Carrying out tasks
  • DIA:
    • Social and Environmental Responsibility
  • Explore the physical features of the coastline and one river in the Southern Uplands
  • Locate, explore and identify features of four specific locations of Southern Uplands coastline:
    • Rhins of Galloway
    • Solway Firth
    • North Channel
    • River Tweed
  • Explore further information and facts about these coastline locations
  • Explore how The Coastline and Rivers are used by humans
  • Use a map of Scotland to check knowledge of specific coastline location
  • Describe the physical features of the Southern Uplands Coastline in terms of:
    • Length
    • Cliffs
    • Beaches
    • Ports
    • Erosion
    • Valley formation
    • Habitat for plants and wildlife
  • Name and locate with reasonable accuracy the following coastline locations of the Southern Uplands:
    • Rhins of Galloway
    • Solway Firth
    • North Channel
  • State at least one interesting fact that they have learned about the above
  • Describe the River Tweed in terms of:
    • Salmon fishing
    • Clean habitat
    • Location to Berwick upon Tweed and the North Sea
  • Discuss how humans use the rivers and coastline:
    • Leisure
    • Jobs in tourism
    • Jobs on fishing boats or ferries
  • Goggs Guide Book
    • Market Towns in the Southern Uplands
  • K&U:
    • Human Environment
    • Human/ Physical interaction
    • Skills: Carrying out tasks
    • DIA- Social and Environmental Responsibility
  • Explore the main features of Scottish settlements that are Market Towns
  • Explore how/why market Towns were established
  • Locate, explore and identify features of six specific market Towns in the Southern Uplands :
    • Kelso
    • Peebles
    • Duns
    • Castle Douglas
    • Moffat
    • Annan
  • Explore further information and facts about the above Market Towns
  • Use a map of Scotland to check knowledge of location of specific Market Towns
  • State what a Market Town is
  • State how/why Market Towns were established in terms of:
    • Location
    • Market square
    • Protection from enemies
    • People gathering
  • Name and locate with reasonable accuracy the following Market Towns in the Southern Uplands:
    • Kelso
    • Castle Douglas
    • Moffat
  • State at least one interesting fact that they have learned about the above
  • Consider how their nearest town compares to the described market Towns
  • Gallery
  • DIA
  • Look at and read illustrations and information sent in by other users of the site
  • Through discussion compare and contrast the landscapes and settlements in the illustrations to those in their own locality
  • Discuss the various environmental and conservation issues raised throughout the site

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