Are You Helping Your Child to Know Where They Live?
Geography (with a focus on the UK)
Dear Subscriber Encouraging your child to learn about the UK is very valuable in rounding out their education and enhancing their general knowledge. There are so many fascinating topics in geography that can spark your child's interest.
The worksheet suggestions below are aimed at you, as parents and teachers, to encourage children to find out about various geographical aspects of the UK, as appropriate for their age.
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Know the United Kingdom
This worksheet tells you about the United Kingdom and will help your child start to name, locate and identify characteristics of the different counties in the United Kingdom. Simple facts are used that children will be able to recall as they start to learn all about where they live.
Geography of the United Kingdom
This worksheet takes a more in depth look at the United Kingdom and gives your child some additional facts and figures about the different counties within it, including highest peaks, weather patterns and population numbers.
Know Your Geography
This worksheet is a short quiz aimed at key stage 2 and will test your child's knowledge of geographical names and features. An answer sheet is included.
Planning a Tour of England
Your child will need to put their geographical knowledge to the test in order to put together a sightseeing tour for people who have not visited the United Kingdom before.
This quiz is aimed at key stage 3 and it will give your child a chance to recall knowledge that they have previously learnt. An answer sheet is included.
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