Geography Lesson Box: Settlements
The Settlements unit includes:
What is a settlement? Where do people build settlements?, Settlement Function, Types of Settlement, Villages, Towns, Cities, Megalopolis, New Towns, Settlement patterns, Nucleated Settlement Pattern, Linear Settlement, Problems
Years 7 and 8, lower ks3
Description / Objective / Linked materials
The Settlements unit introduces what settlements are, the pattern the buildings make and the distribution and number of settlement types. The presentation is an ideal way to introduce a topic for a local study using a field visit. Challenge the students to find the settlement types and patterns shown on the presentation on a local ordnance survey map. Use with the locating a town and settlement growth Differentiated Homeworks. Assess learning and understanding using the Revise and Test presentations included.
4 lesson units – functions, types, patterns and problems.