Geography Unit 15 (Y6) The Mountain Environment KS2. These resources also link to work in KS3 on how mountains are formed and mountain peoples.
This pack contains 13 books in two differentiated levels. A pack of activities such as dictionaries, and vocabulary flashcards is included to support this unit.
The focus is on what a mountain environment is like and where they can be found in the UK and across the world. There is a section on tourism and an activity based around planning a holiday in a mountain area.
Books - Two differentiated reading levels, text and symbol supported:
What is a Mountain
Explores what a mountain is.
Mountains Around The World
Mountains of the world on different continents.
Mountains in Britain
The three highest mountains in Britain.
Explains about mountain weather and the difference between the upper and lower slopes.
Ridges and Peaks
Explanation of peaks and ridges, introducing erosion.
Glaciers and Avalanches
Introduction to glaciers and avalanches.
Mountain Plants and Animals
Some of the problems for plants and animals on mountain slopes.
Human Activity in Mountains
Difficulties faced living and farming in mountain areas.
Tourism in the Mountains
Different activities in the mountains in winter and summer.
Travel in the Mountains
Outline of different travel in mountain areas.
Looking After the Environment
Some of the problems of increased tourism in mountain areas.
A booklet about glaciers and how they change.
Explanation of how an iceberg is formed.
Planning a Mountain Holiday - Supported
Activity to plan a holiday in the mountains with symbol support.
Planning a Mountain Holiday - Text
Activity to plan a holiday in the mountains.
Mountain Dictionary - Supported
Definitions of 47 key mountain vocabulary with symbol support.
Mountain Dictionary - Text
Definitions of 47 key mountain vocabulary words.
20 photographs of mountains with text captions.
27 photographs of mountains with text captions.
Mountains Vocabulary list
Reference list of key vocabulary with text word and symbol.
Mountain Flashcards - Symbol
Set of Flashcards of key vocabulary with Symbols only for learning, and matching activities.
Mountain Flashcards - Symbol and word
Set of Flashcards of key vocabulary with Symbols and words for learning, and matching activities.
Mountain Flashcards - Word
Set of Flashcards of key vocabulary with Text only for learning, and matching activities.