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1 © Boardworks Ltd of 34 © Boardworks Ltd 2005 Site / factors affecting site Learning Objectives 1.To describe the term site 2.To work out site factors - the things involved in choosing a site 3.To identify different types of sites

2 © Boardworks Ltd of 34 Site / Factors affecting site Connect Task Use the words in the envelope to make up a sentence to describe the word site. Write it in your jotter. Activate Task Write the title factors affecting site in your jotter. Watch the mini movie and list in your jotter the factors which affect choice of site.

3 © Boardworks Ltd of 34 Where were settlements built and why? Site: describes the actual land upon which a settlement is built. Physical factors were most important in the initial choice of a site. Fuel water supply shelter fertile soil protection from the enemy building materials

4 © Boardworks Ltd of 34 Some settlement sites had specific advantages Settlement sites at a ford where narrow enough to easily build a bridge where routes meeton slightly raised land to avoid flooding bridging pointdry-point route point

5 © Boardworks Ltd of 34 Some settlement sites had specific advantages. Settlement sites at a source of water eg spring to protect from attack within a river meander (bend) on a hill defensive wet-point

6 © Boardworks Ltd of 34 Look at the photos of sites and name the type of site DEMONSTRATE!

7 © Boardworks Ltd of 34 PHOTO 1

8 © Boardworks Ltd of 34 PHOTO 2

9 © Boardworks Ltd of 34 PHOTO 3

10 © Boardworks Ltd of 34 PHOTO 4

11 © Boardworks Ltd of 34 MAP 5

12 © Boardworks Ltd of 34 CONSOLIDATE ! Test yourself that you have understood about different sites by completing the worksheet IN YOUR JOTTER!

13 © Boardworks Ltd of 34 Sites for settlements

14 © Boardworks Ltd of 34 Which is the best site for a settlement? Imagine that you and your tribe have just arrived in this area. As the leader, you have to choose the best site for your village. How will you decide between sites A, B, C and D?

15 © Boardworks Ltd of 34 Work in pairs to complete the table and decide which is the best site ! Which is the best site for a settlement?

16 © Boardworks Ltd of 34 What is the situation of a settlement? Situation: describes where a settlement is located in relation to other surrounding features such as other settlements, rivers and communications.

17 © Boardworks Ltd of 34 The situation of Guildford Cut up your copy of these statements and place the statements into a logical order !

18 © Boardworks Ltd of 34 In your group, using an atlas if necessary, make a list of five statements to describe the situation of Glasgow !

19 © Boardworks Ltd of 34 Key ideas Site describes the actual land upon which a settlement is built. Physical factors were most important in the initial choice of a site. Technology means that many site factors are no longer very critical in influencing the site of a settlement. Situation describes where a settlement is located in relation to other surrounding features such as other settlements, rivers and communications.

20 © Boardworks Ltd of 34 Consolidate ! ( Lets test what you have learned) In pairs make up an answer to the Standard Grade Past Paper Question !


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