Card Sort: Causes of Britain's Industrial Revolution 1750 -1900
This outstanding resource has been designed by experienced teachers to help students studying the causes of Britain's Industrial Revolution 1750 - 1900. It can be used with the full spectrum of ability as a starter, plenary, revision or assessment activity. If you are looking for a resource to provide additional stretch and challenge, then why not check out my diamond nine activity on this topic?

When you purchase this resource you will be able to download a fully editable Microsoft Word document. The document includes aims, instructions and twelve heading cards and their matching statements to explain why Britain had an Industrial Revolution 1750 - 1900. Once students have cut out the cards and correctly matched the them together, they can extend their understanding further by sorting them into their order of importance before sticking them into their books and attempting the extended question.

At each stage students should be feeding back to their group or the class and explaining their choices. The discussion and explanation around the choices that they have made are critical in helping them develop their understanding of the topic.

The aims and objectives for this lesson are:

Theme: The Industrial Revolution 1750 - 1900
Know: How did Britain change from 1750 - 1900?
Understand: Why did Britain have an Industrial Revolution 1750 - 1900?
Analyse: Which causes were the most important?

WILF: What Am I Looking For this lesson?
Identify and describe: How did Britain change 1750 - 1900?
Explain: Why did Britain have an Industrial Revolution 1750 - 1900?
Analyse: begin to form a judgement in which causes were the most important?

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Created: Jun 18, 2017

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