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ST ANTHONY'S CANOSSIAN SECONDARY SCHOOL

GEOGRAPHY ELECTIVE
SECONDARY 3 EXP/ NA
WORKSHEET: STUDY SKILLS
TERM I WEEK I

Name: ____________________ ( ) Class: ____________

Date: ____________

Study Skills : Reading with Understanding


Topic : Formation of River Landforms and Features

Activity : Read your Geography Textbook page 121, and complete this worksheet.

1. Skimming

What is being explained in this page?


(Look at the headings and highlighted words!)

2. Reading for details

Read the page again carefully, highlight the key words; and sketch the diagram to help
you better understand their formation.

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Present the sequence of events for the formation of floodplains and levees by completing
the graphic organiser below.

ANALYSING – PATTERNS AND RELATIONSHIPS

There is a decrease in the volume of water when flood


Conditions :
water starts to retreat after a heavy flood.

Sequence
of Events:

Resulting
Features : Floodplains Levees

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3. Understanding

A) Give an example of a floodplain ._____________________

B) Despite the dangers of floods, people continue to live on floodplains.


Why is this so?

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C) List all the disadvantages of living on a floodplain.

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D) Do you think levees which are natural features can help reduce the frequency of
floods along rivers?

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Mrs Ng May May


Jan 2011