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History and Geography

Hi everyone,


I hope you are all well.

Here is where you will find the History and Geography lessons for all year groups. 

Years 3 and 4 are moving onto our new Geography topics now it is summer term.

Year 3's new topic is 'Climate'.

Year 4 are on 'Our World'.

Year 5 and 6 are on History. Year 5 are continuing with 'The Impact of War', Year 6 are on 'Mayan Civilisation'. To keep up your Geography - go onto Toporopa which we have used at school and see if you can still do the challenges.

If you have your History/ Geography book - great - if not, just use paper and collect any work into a folder if possible. 

When you've done a piece of written work based on one of my lessons - you can email it to me on my school email. Check the spelling of key words before you send it!!


I'll also be putting up some Singing Assembly videos on our Bordon Junior School YouTube channel, so have an occasional break for some singing and don't forget to do the actions too. You can teach the songs to your family members as well.


With best wishes to you and your families,

Mr. Boll

Year 3 Geography - Summer Term

Lesson 2 - Natural Coastal features

In this lesson, we learn about Natural Coastal features. What is a sea stack? What is a berm? Let's find out! 

Lesson 1 - Coasts

We have finished our Climate Topic, well done for all the great work you have sent me.  

Now we are moving on to our new Geography Unit - Coasts. In lesson 1, you will locate some well known coastal towns on a map of the U.K. and compare them to any places you have visited with your families

Lesson 6

In this lesson, we investigate our own climate zone - the Temperate Region 

Lesson 5

This week we ask where is the wettest place in the world and find out about monsoon conditions.

Lesson 4

In this lesson we are asking where and why do deserts form?

Lesson 3

In Lesson 3 we are going to find out about the hottest places in the world - Deserts. Where are the world's major deserts and how do some creatures survive in such harsh conditions?

Year 4 Geography - Summer Term

Lesson 2 - Cities of South America

In this lesson we look at the countries and cities of South America 

Lesson 1 - The Americas

This is our new Geography topic - The Americas. We will be looking at the continents of North and South America. This week we challenge ourselves to find some of the major cities of North America. 

Lesson 5

This week we are learning how to use and explain latitude and longitude co-ordinates.

Lesson 4

 This week we ask: Why we have day and night and  what are Time Zones? 

Lesson 3

In this lesson we look at how your latitude in the world affects your climate. What are the tropical and polar zones? What type of climate do we have in Britain and why do we have summer and winter?

Lesson 7

In this lesson, we find out all about Wartime Propaganda and then design our own propaganda poster.

Year 5 History - Summer Term

Lesson 8

This is the final lesson on the Impact of War. The work you have done on this has been outstanding so well done! In this lesson, we compare World War One with World War Two and you will give your opinion of which had more impact on Britain. 

Lesson 6

In this lesson we ask: Which war had more impact on children?

Year 6

Lesson 5:

In this lesson, we find out about Evacuation in WW2. Were the evacuees happy?

The Alpine Region

Lesson 1 - The Alpine Region

In Year 6, we have finished studying the Mayan Civilisation and are moving on to our new Geography Topic: The Alpine Region. This is lesson 1 where we look at features of the region and ask where are the Alps?

Maya Civilisation

Lesson 5 - Why did the Mayan Civilisation collapse?

In this lesson we ask 'Why did the Mayan Civilisation collapse?'

Lesson 4

If the Mayans were so civilised, why then did they believe in human sacrifice?

Lesson 3

Hi everyone, this is lesson 3 on the Mayan Civilisation. (Make sure you do lessons 1 & 2 first!)

In this lesson, we are looking at some real archaeological discoveries in the tomb of the great Mayan King Pakal. We are going to talk about how historians use evidence to find out about the Mayans even though they lived 1,000 years ago. At the end, you are going to have a go at the Pakal tomb challenge!

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