Exploring the United Kingdom – KS1/KS2 – Planning Overview

This is the free planning overview for Exploring the United Kingdom, a comprehensive unit of work about the geography of the UK. A vocabulary page and topic title page is also included.

This unit is designed for students in KS1 and lower KS2 and includes nine fully-planned lessons complete with differentiated activities and worksheets.

All the resources described in this unit plan are available on Teach It Forward, either as individual lessons or as a bundle. Lessons include:

L1 – Identifying the countries and capitals of the UK & Ireland (FREE)

L2 – Locating UK cities using compass directions

L3 – Identifying human & physical features of the UK

L4 – Investigating satellite photos of the UK

L5 – Comparing the city and the countryside

L6 Identifying famous features and characteristics of countries of the UK

L7 – Identifying flags of the United Kingdom

L8 – Identifying the four seasons of weather in the UK

Optional lesson – Identifying the countries and capital cities of Europe (FREE)

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2 reviews for Exploring the United Kingdom – KS1/KS2 – Planning Overview

  1. Sherry Murphy

    Love this! Used it with our ‘adopt a country’ theme!

  2. Rachael N

    My students really enjoyed using this during our country study we did on the United kingdom. It was very helpful!

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