What impact did the Industrial Revolution have on Australia in the 1800s?
This is a source-based homework task to support student understanding of the NSW History syllabus for the Australian Curriculum
Stage 5
Depth Study 1 - Making a Better World?
Option (a) The Industrial Revolution
Students analyse a variety of primary and secondary, visual and written evidence to decide the impact of the Industrial Revolution on Australia in the 1800s. This activity is designed for Year 9 students commencing study of History at Stage 5 level. There are scaffolded activities that builds a level of complexity from a mix-and-match of key words and concepts to a longer response of one paragraph. It also incorporates an activity where students are required to deconstruct the elements of a photograph to seek evidence of the impact of the Industrial Revolution on Australian society.
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