KS3 Human Geography
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Demographics:
Why Move To The City?
by Andrew Dobbin
LGBT History Month
Learning Objectives:
LO1 Cultural understanding and diversity
a) Appreciating the differences and similarities between people, places, environments and cultures to inform their understanding of societies and economies.

b) Appreciating how people’s values and attitudes differ and may influence social, environmental, economic and political issues, and developing their own values and attitudes about such issues
By the end of this lesson:
ALL of you will learn the location of Manchester on a map. You may remember one new reason for moving to a town or city from each speaker.

MOST of you will be able to find the other locations on the map and estimate the nearest to the JLC. You will remember some new reasons for moving to a town or city from each speaker.

SOME of you will be able to measure the approximate distances to Manchester using the map scale, and understand the meaning of the term altruism/altruistic. You will remember all or most of the new reasons for moving to a town or city from each speaker
Vocabulary
homophobia
altruism/altruistic
Learning Objectives:
LO3 Interdependence
Exploring the social, economic, environmental and political connections between places.

LO4 Physical and human processes
Understanding how sequences of events and activities in the physical and human worlds lead to change in places, landscapes and societies.

Starter Activity
Who Moved The Furthest?

Unscramble the place names

mad loh
nest pro
te is made

Unscramble the place names

Oldham
nest pro
te is made

Unscramble the place names

Oldham
Preston
te is made

Unscramble the place names

Oldham
Preston
Tameside

Unscramble the place names

Oldham
Preston
Tameside

Which is furthest from The Joyce Layland LGBT Centre in Manchester city centre?

Unscramble the place names

Oldham
Preston
Tameside

Which is furthest from The Joyce Layland LGBT Centre in Manchester city centre?

Main Activity
Why Move To Manchester?
Why did your parents / carers / grandparents move to where you live now?
Could there be a other reasons pushing people away from one place?
Could there be other things pulling them towards another place?
Who actually travelled the furthest to Manchester?
What is implied in John’s interview about why Corral moved to Manchester?
Plenary
Who Said What?
I moved to Manchester because...
I moved to Manchester because...
I moved to Manchester because...
Homework
Research the distance, locations and services of local/national LGBT support groups and gay/straight alliance groups and plot on a local county map.
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