Category Archives: Primary 7H

Japan Map Task

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Where in the world is Japan?

Learning Outcome: To extend my mental map and sense of place, I can interpret information from different types of maps and am beginning to locate key features within Scotland, UK, Europe or the wider world. SOC 2-14a

Skill for Learning:

·         Application – I can use maps to locate specific places and show this on a blank map.

Skill for Work:

·         Organisation – We can organise ourselves with jobs to keep us on task in order to complete it on time.


We are going to be learning about Japan so we need to be able to locate it on a world map. We also need to know the main cities, rivers and mountains of Japan. Where is Japan in comparison to Scotland? How many continents does Earth have?


Your group must complete a world map and a map of Japan, identifying the main countries, oceans, continents etc. By the end of this task you should be able to name Japan’s capital city and some of Japan’s rivers and mountains. You should know some interesting and fun facts about the capital city.

Product Criteria

  1. The map of the world should ne beat, attractive and must include:
  • a title
  • a compass
  • label the 7 continents
  • label the 5 oceans
  • label Scotland
  • label Japan
  • label any other countries of interest (you may have visited them

2. The map of Japan should be neat, attractive and must include:

  • label the nearby countries
  • label the major islands
  • label the major cities
  • label the surrounding bodies of water

3. You write approximately 100 words about Japan’s capital city, explaining some interesting and fun facts about what the city is like.

Please use the websites below to find the information you require.

Watch the video below to learn more facts about Japan’s capital city.

Primary 7 Spelling Homework

There will be 10 spelling rule words and 4 common words each week. Please complete each of the three activities.

  1. Copy words x 2,
  2. Add at least 2 of your own words using the spelling rule. You can add as many as you can.
  3. Write 8 sentences using common word & spelling rule words. Please use VCOP appropriately

Welcome Back

Good evening,

I hope you all enjoyed your first day in P7H as much as I did. It was lovely to hear about your summer holidays and I was very impressed with how hard you all worked today in your writing! I am looking forward to seeing more of your great work in the term ahead.

Our P.E days are Monday and Wednesday. Please bring a full kit to change into for lessons.

Miss Hamilton