Living Geography (Pack)
Incorporating project and team work, this exciting new textbook by highly experienced Geography teachers – Dermot Lucey and Jimmy Condon – addresses the curriculum in a vibrant, dynamic and skills-based way. The new specification for Junior Cycle Geography promotes ‘structured inquiry’ and an interactive approach to learning.
Features of the Textbook include:
- Key geographical skills
- Learning outcomes (LOs) unpacked into units of work and aligned to the new specification
- Non-linear approach
- New and up-to-date ‘Focus on’ feature
- Mind-map summaries for each chapter
- Dedicated chapters on classroom-based assessments
- Inclusive content for all students, with extension activities for more able students
- Well illustrated, with up-to-date images, maps, aerial photos, tables, graphs and infographics
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Features of the Workbook include:
- Student checklist of topics covered to help them prepare for the final examination
- Variety of both summative and formative assessment strategies
- Sections focused on both classroom-based assessments
- Reflective learning log called Map My Learning Journey at the end of each topic to help with the reflective aspect of the assessment task
- Questions focused on geographical skills and geoliteracy (interactions, interconnections and implications)
- Lots of questions on visual sources in order to develop key geographical skills, such as data analysis
- Differentiated questions suitable for all students
Teachers’ Resource and Planning Book includes:
- Unit-of-work plan
- A scheme-of-work planning guide
- Digital resources section
- Active teaching methodologies and differentiation strategies
- Links to JC Key Skills and Statements of Learning
About the Authors:
Dermot Lucey is a highly regarded and experienced Geography teacher, and the author of a number of successful textbooks.
Jimmy Condon is an experienced Geography teacher and examiner who has taught in the Irish, Australian and English educational systems. He currently teaches in St. Colman’s College, Fermoy, Co. Cork.