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Completing Describing a country: Spain Worksheet 2
- Draw a map of Spain on the board. Include the mainland, the Canary Islands, the Balearic Islands and the northern tip of Africa (Ceuta and Melilla). Invite some children to come to the board and label France, Portugal and Africa. Continue with the seas, the Pyrenees, the Strait of Gibraltar, the islands and Madrid. You may wish to label some other cities also (your own, for example).
- The children label the map in Activity 2.
Answers: 1-Cantabrian; 2-Atlantic; 3-Madrid; 4-Canary; 5-Gibraltar; 6-Mediterranean; 7-Balearic; 8-Pyrenees
Rub out the labels on the map on the board. Ask the class some questions about it, eg Teacher (pointing to Madrid): What’s this? Group: Madrid. Teacher (pointing to the Mediterranean): What’s this? Group: The Mediterranean Sea.Then get some children to come to the front of the class and ask the rest of the children questions about the map in the same way. Encourage the children to answer without looking at their worksheets if possible.