The Victorians Pack

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What was life like during the Victorian era? Images of crowded factories and lavish palaces may come to mind—and both would be accurate. Learn more about Britain during the 64-year reign of Queen Victoria with a series of informational handouts, word puzzles, graphic organizers, and glossary terms.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Project the images onto the board as class members enter the room, and have them write short journal entries about their observations
  • Incorporate into a unit on Victorian England and the Industrial Revolution
  • Prompt learners to choose one topic to conduct additional research
Classroom Considerations

  • All pages are in color, making the resource more useful as a projection than a printed handout
Pros

  • Provides a wealth of information that may not be found in typical textbooks
  • Illustrations are engaging and explanatory
  • Section on Charles Dickens lends well to an interdisciplinary lesson with language arts
Cons

  • Crossword puzzle does not include an answer key, and most clues require additional research
  • Some key topics listed in the beginning of the resource are not explained later, or are only briefly mentioned