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Jamaica Lesson 1: Development STARTER: What do we know about Jamaica?. MUST – Locate Jamaica and give key facts about the country. SHOULD – Describe how developed Jamaica is in relation to other Caribbean countries. COULD – Use specific facts to justify and support your response.

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Must locate jamaica and give key facts about the country

Jamaica Lesson 1: Development

STARTER: What do we know about Jamaica?

MUST – Locate Jamaica and give key facts about the country.

SHOULD – Describe how developed Jamaica is in relation to other Caribbean countries.

COULD – Use specific facts to justify and support your response.


Must locate jamaica and give key facts about the country

Jamaica Lesson 1: Development

TASK 1: Complete your outline map of Jamaica by adding the following things from Figure 1a:

Capital city

Main towns

Roads

Direction arrow

Approximate scale

Land height

Caribbean Sea and Jamaica Channel

MUST – Locate Jamaica and give key facts about the country.

SHOULD – Describe how developed Jamaica is in relation to other Caribbean countries.

COULD – Use specific facts to justify and support your response.


Must locate jamaica and give key facts about the country

Jamaica Lesson 1: Development

TASK 2: How developed is Jamaica? Answer two of the following questions in full sentences (blue are easier than green!)

Use figure 1c. What does this data tell us about Jamaica?

Use figure 2a. Find 3 pieces of evidence to explain Jamaica’s level of wealth.

Use figures 2b and 2c. How does Jamaica’s level of wealth compare to other countries around it?

Use figures 1a and 2d to explain why some parts of the island are richer than others.

MUST – Locate Jamaica and give key facts about the country.

SHOULD – Describe how developed Jamaica is in relation to other Caribbean countries.

COULD – Use specific facts to justify and support your response.


Must locate jamaica and give key facts about the country

Jamaica Lesson 1: Development

PLENARY: Write out the following sentences in the correct order:

indebted middle income nations in the world. The country is

debt makes it one of the most

in Jamaica between 2007 and 2010.

youth, such as high levels of crime and violence and

high unemployment. Poverty and inequality have increased

For the last two decades Jamaica’s economy has

also confronted by serious social issues that predominantly affect

been characterized by slow growth and high debt. Jamaica’s

6. For the last two decades Jamaica’s economy has

8. been characterized by slow growth and high debt. Jamaica’s

2. debt makes it one of the most

1. indebted middle income nations in the world. The country is

7. also confronted by serious social issues that predominantly affect

4. youth, such as high levels of crime and violence and

5. high unemployment. Poverty and inequality have increased

3. in Jamaica between 2007 and 2010.

MUST – Locate Jamaica and give key facts about the country.

SHOULD – Describe how developed Jamaica is in relation to other Caribbean countries.

COULD – Use specific facts to justify and support your response.


Must locate jamaica and give key facts about the country

Jamaica Lesson 2: Tourism

Starter – which of these activities would attract you to Jamaica and why?

MUST – Describe what Jamaica has to offer tourists.

SHOULD – Explain how tourism contributes to the Jamaican economy.

COULD – Use specific facts to justify and support your response.


Must locate jamaica and give key facts about the country

Jamaica Lesson 2: Tourism

TASK 2: How important is tourism to Jamaica? Answer two of the following questions in full sentences (blue are easier than green!)

Use 3a. Note down 3 facts about tourism in Jamaica.

Use 3a and 3b. Do tourists see the real Jamaica?

Use 3a. What are the advantages and disadvantages of tourism to Jamaica?

Use 3a and 3b. How could the money from tourism be used to help develop the whole country?

MUST – Describe what Jamaica has to offer tourists.

SHOULD – Explain how tourism contributes to the Jamaican economy.

COULD – Use specific facts to justify and support your response.


Must locate jamaica and give key facts about the country

Jamaica Lesson 2: Tourism

TASK 3: Tourism promotion.

Create a piece of promotional literature about tourism in Jamaica. Either:

Keep it positive. Only show the good bits!

Show both sides and emphasise how important the income from tourism is.

MUST – Describe what Jamaica has to offer tourists.

SHOULD – Explain how tourism contributes to the Jamaican economy.

COULD – Use specific facts to justify and support your response.


Must locate jamaica and give key facts about the country

STARTER:

What is this and what is it used for?


Must locate jamaica and give key facts about the country

Jamaica Lesson 3: Mining

Aluminium is the third most abundant element in the Earth’s crust, but does not occur as a metal naturally. The first step in producing aluminium is mining its ore – bauxite.

Bauxite occurs mainly in tropical and sub-tropical areas. Australia has huge reserves of bauxite, and produces over 40% of the world’s ore. Brazil, Guinea, and Jamaica are important producers

Making aluminium in Australia: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s2c09JGB5No

MUST – Describe what bauxite is and what it is used for.

SHOULD – Explain the importance of bauxite mining to Jamaica.

COULD – Suggest possible negative impacts of mining for bauxite in Jamaica.


Must locate jamaica and give key facts about the country

Jamaica Lesson 3: Mining

TASK 1: How important is bauxite mining to Jamaica? Answer one of the following questions in full sentences (blue are easier than green!)

Use 4a and 4b. Describe the distribution of bauxite mining in Jamaica.

Use 4a and 4b. Explain how bauxite mining in Jamaica has affected the infrastructure of the country.

MUST – Describe what bauxite is and what it is used for.

SHOULD – Explain the importance of bauxite mining to Jamaica.

COULD – Suggest possible negative impacts of mining for bauxite in Jamaica.


Must locate jamaica and give key facts about the country

Jamaica Lesson 3: Mining

TASK 2: What are the positive and negative effects of bauxite mining in Jamaica?

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D6Mxak7sqr0

MUST – Describe what bauxite is and what it is used for.

SHOULD – Explain the importance of bauxite mining to Jamaica.

COULD – Suggest possible negative impacts of mining for bauxite in Jamaica.


Must locate jamaica and give key facts about the country

Jamaica Lesson 4: The Future

L5 – Make a decision and justify your choice. Explain the advantages of that choice.

L6 – Explain how Jamaica will work with other countries to improve it’s own wealth. Look at the weaknesses of other choices to support your own decision. Consider social, environmental and economic impacts.

L7 – Use specific data and information from previous lessons to support your answer. Plan for the implementation of your choice and suggest problems that might occur with your decision.


Must locate jamaica and give key facts about the country

LESSON 1 HANDOUT:


Must locate jamaica and give key facts about the country

LESSON 3 HANDOUT:


Must locate jamaica and give key facts about the country

LESSON 4 HANDOUT:

Jamaica Assessment

Jamaica Assessment

TG:

AG:

TG:

AG:

GradeWhat you need to do in order to reach this level

  • D/EMake a decision and justify your choice. Explain the advantages of that choice.

  • B/CExplain how Jamaica will work with other countries to improve it’s own wealth. Look at the weaknesses of other choices to support your own decision. Consider social, environmental and economic impacts.

  • A*/AUse specific data and information from previous lessons to support your answer. Plan for the implementation of your choice and suggest problems that might occur with your decision.

LevelWhat you need to do in order to reach this level

  • D/EMake a decision and justify your choice. Explain the advantages of that choice.

  • B/CExplain how Jamaica will work with other countries to improve it’s own wealth. Look at the weaknesses of other choices to support your own decision. Consider social, environmental and economic impacts.

  • A*/AUse specific data and information from previous lessons to support your answer. Plan for the implementation of your choice and suggest problems that might occur with your decision.

What my teacher thinks was good+

What my teacher thinks I need to do to get to the next gradeT

RESPONDING TO FEEDBACK – what I think I need to do to get the next grade

What my teacher thinks was good+

What my teacher thinks I need to do to get to the next gradeT

RESPONDING TO FEEDBACK – what I think I need to do to get the next grade


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