Card Sort SEN: How did Britain change as a result of the Industrial Revolution 1750 - 1850?
This outstanding card sort has been designed by experienced teachers to help students studying the introduction to the Industrial Revolution 1750 - 1850. It can be used with the full spectrum of ability as a starter, plenary, revision or assessment activity, but it is primarily designed as a special needs resource. If you are looking for a resource to provide additional stretch and challenge, then why not check out some of my other card sort on this topic.

When you purchase this resource you will be able to download a fully editable Microsoft Word document and an accompanying PowerPoint. The Word document includes aims, instructions and eight picture cards and six heading cards. Once students have cut out the cards and correctly matched the picture cards to both their correct heading and before and after labels, they can extend their understanding further by sorting them into their order of importance before sticking them into their books. The PowerPoint includes the aims, objectives, differentiated outcomes, a snowballing starter, introduction and facilitates the card sort as well as including the correct final version.

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: Industrial Revolution 1750 - 1850
Know: How was industry organised before the Industrial Revolution?
Understand: What changed as a result of the Industrial Revolution?
Evaluate: which changes were the most important?

WILF: What Am I Looking For?
Identify & describe: industry before and after the Industrial Revolution
Explain: What changed as a result of the Industrial Revolution?
Analyse: Which changes were the most important?

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Created: Jun 19, 2017

Updated: Feb 18, 2019


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