Use this colourful mat to support work on the Victorians 4 front pages, detailing the main events of the Victorian period. Features exclusive illustrations and some quirky facts about the time!
Timeline of important inventions during the Victorian period
This is a third in a series of resources designed to develop children's understanding of time-lines and their appreciation of where a particular historical period fits into the chronology of history. A series of activities designed to begin any history topic linked to the Victorian period including: Resource 1: Victorian Time-line – with dates Resource 2: Victorian areas of interest Resources 3: Victorian Timeline – without dates. Resource 4: Victorian Time-line Cards Resource 5: Interactive Time-line with dates. A Word document detailing some suggested activities for working with time-lines. Learning Objectives: To know and understand how people’s lives have shaped this nation and how Britain has influenced and been influenced by the wider world. To know and understand the history of these islands as a coherent, chronological narrative (secondary objective) Learning Outcomes: Children will be able to: • how the beliefs of Queen Victoria shaped Britain. • how other individuals have also shaped Britain. • how Britain’s relationship with the world changed during this period. • how Britain has influenced and been influenced by its relationship other peoples around the world. • how Britain spread its influence through the British Empire. • Sequence a series of 4 digit numbers. • Compare and contrast key events in British history.
A Victorian timeline display that show the key events that occured during Queen Victoria's reign. (Updated to correct the error that eatkins pointed out. Thank you!)
Victorian timeline cards, used during humanities topic with KS3.
A Victorian timeline and labels. My higher ability children added other significant dates by researching the topic independently.
A list of significant dates and events that occurred during Queen Victoria's reign. The children can make their own timeline and add these dates (in the right order) to their timeline.
This is a timeline of artists, composers and writers from 1840 to 1903. One sheet contains information which needs to be plotted onto the timeline. Children could cut out the information boxes and stick them on, or could write the information onto their timeline. This timeline would be part of a unit of study on the arts in Victorian times during which children would examine art, listen to music and read books from the time. This worksheet is also available as part of a larger resource set.
World History Timeline Posters 35 A4 posters with focus on British events. ** The posters include:** Covid-19 pandemic Olympic games in London New Millennium Man lands on the Moon World War 2 World War 1 Victorians First car Mary Seacole Industrial revolution British Empire and Sea Power Civil War and Revolution The Great Fire of London Stuarts Tudors William Shakespeare Columbus discovers America Middle Ages Normans Battle of Hastings Vikings First Viking invasion Anglo-Saxons Roman Britain Birth of Jesus Romans Celts Iron Age First Olympic Games Ancient Egyptians Ancient Greece Pyramids built in Ancient Egypt Bronze Age Stone Age Dinosaurs If you need to add a specific event or suggest any changes, please send us an email (included on the last slide of the document). Thank you for your interest Hoppy Times
A matching exercise of the names and dates of famous Victorians. Creates a chronological timeline. Children can then research additional information on each of the figures as an extension.
A detailed powerpoint for display featuring the major events, discoveries and inventions of the Victorian era. This offers plenty of information as starting points for enquiry and independent research and will enable pupils to have gain a grasp as to the dramatic developments of the age.
Victorians Timeline (KS2) This lesson focuses on key Victorian dates; 1837: Queen Victoria, 1847: The Factories Act, 1848: Drainage and sewerage systems, 1852: Railways, 1867: Workshops Act, 1872: First FA Cup Final 1873: Alexander Graham Bell and 1891: Elementary Education Act. This lesson is in PowerPoint format and can be taught as it is or changed to suit individual classes. Detailed PowerPoint Lesson with 10 slides. This lesson comes with suggested activity or task that is also attached. The task for this lesson is a timeline task that encourages children to complete timeline. Learning objectives • To learn about key Victorian dates • To order key Victorian dates • To understand how these key events affected Victorian Life
A look at life in Victorian times. The powerpoints cover: Who were the Victorians and when did they live: Includes British timeline, Queen Victoria's life, and comparison of rich and poor family in Victorian times Dr. Barnado: His life, and how he improved life for poor children. Lord Shaftesbury: His life, and how he improved factory conditions, and education. What was it like going to school at the end of the nineteenth century: What Victorian schools were like How did different Victorian children use their spare time: Explains the different activities and toys of rich and poor children Leisure time in the Victorian era: How the Victorians entertained themselves What was life like for a poor child in the 1840's: Explains the different jobs poor children had to do, with photographic evidence, and links to online research. Victorian Household objects: 11 photographs to look at and find clues. Victorian Life: Photographs of Victorian Britain to look at and use for discussion points.
A fun lesson researching and creating a timeline to explore context of Victorian England before studying A Christmas Carol. Can be used in isolation or as part of a scheme. Very good for low ability Key Stage 4 or Key Stage 3.
You are purchasing a 16 page booket (both the .pdf and editable word document) as well as a page of teacher’s notes and the resources needed for the timeline activity. This booklet was created for year 8, to resource an entire unit looking at the historical context of Victorian England/ the Industrial Revolution and the key contextual factors contributing to the novel ‘Oliver Twist’. The booklet therefore also contains an abridges version of ‘Oliver Twist’, the lenth of approximately 6 A4 pages. Although this unit was intended for year 8, it would be suitabe for the whole of key stage 3 (or, perhaps as an introduction to Dickens for KS4 before studying ‘A Christmas Carol’ or ‘Great Expectations’). The booklet includes: A double page spread for a carousel activity where students look at key aspects of the victorian era (such as Queen Victoria, health and sanitation, the British Empire etc.) and then record key dates on an A3 timeline for the period. A look at the lives of children in the Victorian era, considering the jobs they did, and Lord Shaftsbury’s Ragged Schools. A page to record notes on the impact of the Industrial Revolution, linked to an online video. Some consideration of crime and punishment in the Victorian era. A look at the class system and the different hobbies, work and education of each class. An opportunity to create a fact file of Charles Dickens’ life An abridged version of ‘Oliver Twist’ including a series of key extracts, with a large margin to record new vocabulary. key plot points. An ‘Oliver Twist’ summary page with 6 original ilustations for students to explain.
A timeline covering Ancient Maya, Romans, Greeks, Victorians, WW2, Anglo-Saxons and Vikings. The download includes three different versions: one to draw lines between historical labels and the timeline; one blank timeline with a separate list of historical periods to label and one suitable for online learning where the labels can be moved around to the correct position. Ideal for the start of a topic.
Ensure your children know the key facts about your topic on the Victorians with this Knowledge Organiser. Includes key vocabulary, key figures and timeline. Double Sided.
A range of example texts about the Victorians including newspapers, adverts, diaries, explanations and reports. Also included is a timeline, a few sample texts from Oliver Twist and a section on child chimney sweeps.
This beautifully designed time line of Victorian Britain was written and produced for the History Academy by the textbook author and artist Andrew Hill. It makes a great classroom display or can be used as information cards for a market place activity to introduce Victorian Britain 1714 - 1837 . It is a versatile resource which can also be printed off and kept in a folder and used for research by your gifted and talent students or used as a revision resource for students studying this topic at GCSE or A Level. Please see the preview slides for more information. When you purchase this resource you will be able to download two PowerPoints. The first contains the time line resources for Victorian Britain and includes 39 slides with pictures, diagrams and information that can be printed off in colour for either display or information cards for a market place activity. The second Powerpoint includes aims, objectives, differentiated outcomes, starters, plenaries, tasks and extended writing activities to help support a market place activity. The document is open and can customised for your students. You can add, delete or rewrite slides to suit your course. When getting your students to do the market place activity, you could get them to focus on a theme such as Parliamentary reform, government, the poor, women or Ireland and then them to do a mini presentation on that topic. The aims and objectives for this resource are: Theme: Victorian Britain 1837 - 1901 Know: How did peoples lives change during this period? Understand: What impact did the key events have on the British people? Evaluate: What changed and what stayed the same? Skills: Collaboration, Cause, Consequence, Change & Continuity. WILF – What Am I Looking For? Identify & describe: How did peoples lives change during this period? Explain: What impact did the key events have on the British people? Analyse: What changed and stayed the time? If you are looking for similar resources then please check out our TES shop. This lesson can also be purchased at a discount as part of a bundled package. If you would like to stay up to date with our latest offerings, then 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 so that you can spend more time focusing on what really matters to you! Kind Regards Roy
This resource includes a powerpoint presentation, looking at some of the main artists, composers and writers from the Victorian period. There are suggested follow-up activities on the final page, as well as a timeline for the children to complete. I have used this with Year 5/6 children.
Have a busy time with these activities about Victorians including children. There are activities based on Queen Victoria’s family, chimney sweeps, and the life of servants. There are also Victorian schools activities. Includes history research, writing activities including diaries,timelines, role play, art/design activities, word search.