2 Site / Factors affecting site Connect TaskUse the words in the envelope to make upa sentence to describe the word site.Write it in your jotter.Activate TaskWrite the title factors affecting site in yourjotter.Watch the mini movie and list in your jotterthe factors which affect choice of site.
3 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.Fuelshelterprotection from the enemywater supplyfertile soilbuilding materials
4 Settlement sites Some settlement sites had specific advantages bridging pointdry-pointroute pointat a fordwhere narrow enough to easily build a bridgeon slightly raised land to avoid floodingwhere routes meet
5 within a river meander (bend) on a hill Settlement sitesSome settlement sites had specific advantages.defensivewet-pointto protect from attackwithin a river meander (bend)on a hillat a source of water eg spring
6 Look at the photos of sites and name the type of site DEMONSTRATE!Look at the photos of sites and name the type of site
14 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 Which is the best site for a settlement? Work in pairs to complete the table and decide which is the best site !
16 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 The situation of Guildford Cut up your copy of these statements and place thestatements into a logical order !
18 In your group, using an atlas if necessary, make a list of five statements to describe the situation of Glasgow !
19 Key ideasSitedescribes 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.Situationdescribes where a settlement is located in relation to other surrounding features such as other settlements, rivers and communications.
20 Consolidate ! (Let’s test what you have learned) In pairs make up an answer to the Standard Grade Past Paper Question !