Look at how homes and communities have changed in the past 100 years. The project includes a local history study, a comparison of Victorian homes and lifestyles with modern day and an insight into the period’s inventions.
Victorian Homes and Communities Project - Resources - TES
This is a fully differentiated lesson (three versions of the powerpoint with differing language) on some of the key inventions of the Industrial revolution. The students work in pairs and groups complete a balloon debate to decide which invention had the biggest positive impact on the progress of the Industrial revolution.
FASCINATING PICTURES: Sweeps, nomads, quacks and crawlers: The exotic down and outs of Victorian London captured on camera in the 1870s (images by the late John Thompson http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Thomson_(photographer) now at the Bishopsgate Institute, London, England http://www.bishopsgate.org.uk/)