The United Kingdom Song (Preview)
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Ge1/1.1 Location Knowledge
Ge1/1.1b name, locate and identify characteristics of the 4 countries and capital cities of the United Kingdom and its surrounding seas
Ideas for use in class:
1. Prior to playing the video, show children images of the union flag and/or an outline map of the United Kingdom.
2. ‘Pair share’ ideas about the images displayed.
3. Explain that you will play ‘The United Kingdom Song’ video which they must watch and listen to carefully. Invite the pupils to consider the following:
Lower ability pupils – “Can you name the four nations of the United Kingdom?”
Middle ability pupils – “Can you name the four nations of the United Kingdom and the capital city of each nation?”
Upper ability pupils – “Can you name the four nations of the United Kingdom and discuss when they were united?”
4. Follow this up with further talking activities about the video content (e.g. timed pair share).