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.