Different Environments

'How many different Environments can you think of?'

  • Ask pupils to pair off and research together.
  • Feedback and expand ideas with another pair.
  • Feedback to whole class.
  • Discuss the difference between a rural and an urban environment, draw up a table of contrasts and comparisons and draw attention to the varying lifestyles of each.
  • Personal experience of another environment apart from local one.
  • Use spider diagrams to explore this area.
  • Record personal experiences of other environments.
  • Find a penfriend.
  • Try to set up a penfriend scheme allowing the children to communicate with other children living in contrasting environments.