The United Kingdom 2: Single Lesson for Year 1/2


The National Curriculum states that children should be taught to name, locate and identify characteristics of the four countries and capital cities of the United Kingdom and its surrounding areas.

In this lesson children identify the countries of the United Kingdom and label them on a map. Children also find and label the capital cities of England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland. Children research and complete a fact-file for the UK country of their choice. This knowledge is then consolidated during a game of corners!


What is included?

  • PowerPoint for the lesson.
  • Detailed map of the UK
  • Blank map of the UK
  • Country fact-file for children to complete (differentiated on three levels).
  • Country flags for corners game.

Files Included:

  • The United Kingdom 2: Single Lesson for Year 1/2 PDF file.
  • The United Kingdom 2 Lesson PowerPoint.


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