Lesson 3: Compass points

Pupils learn the compass points and combine these with the weather phrases from Lesson 2 and 3 to make statements about what the weather is like, plotting the appropriate symbol, in the correct place, on a map of France

Learning Objectives

  • Remembering and pronouncing weather phrases

  • Saying what the weather is like in the north, south, east or west of a country

  • Knowing that compass points weather phrases can be added to the front or end of a weather phrase and it will have the same meaning

Lesson Plan

Compass points and the weather
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Teacher Video: Compass points


Compass Points PowerPoint
Created by:
Simone Haughey,  
Languages specialist
Previously a generalist Primary teacher for 12 years, Simone now specialises in Languages. She is MFL Consultant and Languages Teacher at Robin Hood Primary. Her work with Mandarin Chinese led to the IoE Confucius Institute for Schools awarding her school with Confucius…
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