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Lesson Four – Volcano Pen Pal

This geography teaching pack for Key Stage Two gets the children to describe and compare the physical features of volcanoes found in different locations around the world. The children can write a reply to a pen pal letter to find out what it is like to live beside a volcano.

Download this teaching pack including a lesson plan, classroom activities and an interactive presentation to teach the children to describe and compare the physical features of volcanoes found in different locations around the world

Learning Objectives

Collect and record evidence about geographical features. Describe the location of places and how they differ.

Learning Outcomes

I can say how a volcano has a human and physical impact on the world. I can collect evidence to support conclusions.

Volcano Pen Pal

Teaching sequence to help the children describe and compare the physical features of volcanoes found in different locations around the world

Volcano Living

Display posters for whole class discussion to help the children describe the benefits and disadvantages of living near to a volcano

Pen Pal Letter

Shared reading text to help the children identify and describe some of the benefits and disadvantages to living near to a volcano

Pen Pal Letter

Template to help the children write a reply to a letter to investigate some of the benefits and disadvantages to living near to a volcano

Volcano Pen Pal

Interactive activity to help the children describe and compare the physical features of volcanoes found in different locations around the world

Download this teaching pack including a lesson plan, classroom activities and an interactive presentation to teach the children to describe and compare the physical features of volcanoes found in different locations around the world

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