Geography Lesson Box: New York City
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The New York City unit includes:
Where is New York City? New York-New York, A View From Space, Megalopolis, Super City, The Skyline, The CBD, What is Manhattan? The Business of New York, New York Harbour, Migration, A tourist attraction, Sprawl
year 6 or 7, upper ks2 / lower ks3
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The New York unit uses a familiar and iconic city to introduce two important basic features of cities, growth and sprawl. The example is also used as an example of the importance in a geographical example of establishing location context from global down to local. I would suggest using the USA Differentiated homework sheet before using this presentation. When locating New York in this presentation there is a slide on Megalopolis and conurbations that links back to the London unit or on to the Los Angeles and South West USA presentations. There is a Megalopolis Differentiated Homework in the pack 3 that can be adapted for year 7. Assess learning and understanding using the Revise and Test presentations included.
3 lesson units – location, skyline and special features.