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Worksheet: Why did Britain's population 'explode' 1750 -1900?

Worksheet: Why did Britain's population 'explode' 1750 -1900?

This lesson resource has been designed to help students studying the historical controversy surrounding why Britain's population increased from 1750 - 1900. It can be used with the full spectrum of ability, but the text level of the sources would better suit lower middle to upper ability students. However, if you like this resource, I have also produced a PowerPoint and a card sort, which provide additional differentiation. These can be purchased separately or as a package under the same title . When you purchase this resource you will be able to download an editable, two page Microsoft Word document which includes an introduction which sets the scene and five sources that look at the issue of why Britain's population increased. The first question gets students to summarise what they can learn from each source about why the population increased, whilst the follow up questions look deeper into the underlying causes and get students to compare and contrast them. The final question sets the scene for the next topic by getting students to draw up a list of the pros and cons of an expanding population. My card sort on this topic would make an excellent plenary for this lesson. The aims and objectives for this lesson are: Theme: Why did Britain have an industrial revolution 1750 - 1900? Know: Why did Britain's population increased from 1750 - 1900? Understand: What factors caused this change? Evaluate: How far was the population increase due to a decline in the death rate? WILF: What Am I Looking For? Identify and describe: Why the population increased in size? Explain: What factors caused this change? Analyse: Make a judgement on how far the increase was due to an increase in the birth rate? If you like this resource then why not check out my other resources on this topic in my TES shop. You can also follow 'The History Academy' on Twitter, Google Plus, YouTube and Facebook for the latest updates or even to get in touch and chat about how you have used this resource or to ask questions. We aim to produce cheap and affordable resources for either the price of a good cup of coffee or a happy meal so that you can spend more time doing the things that you want. Kind Regards Roy

By Roy_Huggins

Cards Sort: Why did Britain's population explode 1750 - 1900?

Cards Sort: Why did Britain's population explode 1750 - 1900?

This outstanding resource has been designed to help students studying the historical controversy surrounding why Britain's population increased from 1750 - 1900. It can be used with the full spectrum of ability as a starter or plenary. This activity should work alongside any main stream text book or resource on this topic. However, if you like this resource, I have also produced a PowerPoint and a worksheet that you can use along side it. When you purchase this resource you will be able to download an editable Microsoft Word document which includes instructions, 14 heading cards and matching statement cards on farming, medicine, education, nursing, marriage, soap, vaccination, migration, cleaner cities, midwives, transport and alcohol. Once students have sorted the cards, you can extend their understanding further by creating a key to help show which changes would have affected births, deaths, both or other. They could then use this to help them answer am extended question on the population increased from 1750 - 1900. The aims and objectives for this lesson are: Theme: Why did Britain have an industrial revolution 1750 - 1900? Know: Why did Britain's population increased from 1750 - 1900? Understand: What factors caused this change? Evaluate: How far was the population increase due to a decline in the death rate? WILF: What Am I Looking For? Identify and describe: Why the population increased in size? Explain: What factors caused this change? Analyse: Make a judgement on how far the increase was due to an increase in the birth rate? If you like this resource then why not check out my other resources on this topic in my TES shop. You can also follow 'The History Academy' on Twitter, Google Plus, YouTube and Facebook for the latest updates or even to get in touch and chat about how you have used this resource or to ask questions. We aim to produce cheap and affordable resources for either the price of a good cup of coffee or a happy meal so that you can spend more time doing the things that you want. Kind Regards Roy

By Roy_Huggins

GCSE History American West 1800s. The Pacific Railroad Act 1862.

GCSE History American West 1800s. The Pacific Railroad Act 1862.

This presentation is based on Edexcel GCSE History of the West in 1800s book. By adding many pictures, photos, maps and diagrams and a video link, the course becomes more accessible to all ability pupils. This lesson covers the influence of The Pacific Railroad Act and Railways on development of the West, starting with the different views onto development of the Plains between the North and the South, building of the Transcontinental Railroad, its significance on settlement of the West.

By Lukaszlucky

KS1 Rivers and Canals Bundle

KS1 Rivers and Canals Bundle

A collection of KS1 resources on the topic of rivers and canals. Please leave me a review and I will send you any other resource of your choice for free (contact me: office@oceansproject.com). Check out my other resources at my shop: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/sarah277 Let me know if you have any resource requests and I will tailor make a resource for you.

By sarah277

Industrial Revolution Knowledge Organiser KS2

Industrial Revolution Knowledge Organiser KS2

A knowledge organiser for the Industrial Revolution. Included within this is a timeline for the period as well as a key vocabulary section for some of the words children may come across during the topic. These are useful for either sticking in books at the start of the topic to refer back to or to enlarge and have on display.

By krisgreg30

American History Crossword Puzzles

American History Crossword Puzzles

This American history crossword puzzles bundle includes all of the products listed below: Important: All these products sell for $36; as a bundle they are 50% off, for $18! This product includes the following 36 topics: ♦ 13 Colonies ♦ American Heroes ♦ American Revolution ♦ American Symbols ♦ Black History Month ♦ Boston Tea Party ♦ Branches of Government ♦ Civil Rights ♦ Civil War ♦ Cold War ♦ Constitution ♦ Declaration of Independence ♦ Dust Bowl ♦ First Thanksgiving ♦ French and Indian War ♦ Gilded Age ♦ Great Depression ♦ Immigration ♦ Industrial Revolution ♦ Jamestown ♦ Lewis and Clark ♦ Lost Colony of Roanoke ♦ Louisiana Purchase ♦ Loyalists and Patriots ♦ Native Americans ♦ Native American Tribes ♦ Plymouth Colony ♦ Progressive Era ♦ Reconstruction ♦ Spanish American War ♦ Texas Revolution ♦ Underground Railroad ♦ War of 1812 ♦ Westward Expansion ♦ World War I ♦ World War II

By ScienceSpot

The Industrial Revolution PPT

The Industrial Revolution PPT

Outstanding 22 slide PPT on The Industrial Revolution. It looks at what led to the Industrial Revolution in England in the 1800s and its impact. Plenty of graphics, maps and images convey the material in a memorable and engaging way. Provides pupils with a clear and thorough overview.

By Polaphuca

Isambard Kingdom Brunel Bundle

Isambard Kingdom Brunel Bundle

Isambard Kingdom Brunel Bundle 1, Brunel PP with activities 2. SS Great Eastern - Isambard Kingdom Brunel Video Guide 3. Help Brunel build his ship maze puzzle 4. Isambard Kingdom Brunel Source Analysis Activity 5. Who was Isambard Kingdom Brunel Starter Activity PP 6. Isambard Kingdom Brunel Handout 7. The life of Isambard Kingdom Brunel Comic Strip Template 8. Isambard Kingdom Brunel Crossword 9. Isambard Kingdom Brunel Word Search 10. Brunel Quiz - You Say We Pay - 15 Questions

By sfy773

Industrial Revolution Reform Movements: Capitalism V. Socialism Class Simulation

Industrial Revolution Reform Movements: Capitalism V. Socialism Class Simulation

This 6 page packet contains everything you need to perform a classroom simulation on Industrial Reform: Capitalism Versus Socialism. This is a perfect simulation to perform after your students have learned about the Industrial Revolution in England and all of the positive and negative effects the revolution had on England. This simulation allows students to get out of their seats, and interact with other students in order to understand the differences between the economic systems of Capitalism and Socialism while playing 2 short games using dice. After each short "game", students will help the teacher complete a chart which allows students to make a connection between the game they played and the realities of Capitalism/Socialism. An EXIT CARD activity is included! ALL TEACHING MATERIALS ARE INCLUDED: Step by step lesson directions, Comparison chart worksheet, ANSWER KEYS and coupons needed for the games.

By learningisapassion