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Location Knowledge: South America

The children will:

  • Locate South America using atlases, globes and maps and to be able to name the surrounding seas and oceans.
  • Know which countries are in South America and name their capital cities. 
  • Be able to identify some of the environmental regions and identify the characteristics of these.  
  • To identify some of the key human and physical features of South America. 



Curriculum Drivers covered within this unit of work:



  • To develop respect for the world we live in and to consider the contributions that we make towards protecting it for future generations.
  • To be aware of environmental problems and to use resources wisely.



To be aware of something ‘bigger’ outside of ourselves and take opportunities to reflect.