Who were the Victorians?
In this Connector, we will be exploring the Victorian era, using stories, information texts and historical sources to gather information. In particular, we will focus on the vast difference between the lives of the rich and poor in society.
The Victorian period was an era that boast invention and industrialisation. Recognising the importance of this time, we will examine the legacy that the Victorians left us and discuss the ways in which society has changed since then.
What was life like for the Victorians?
In English, we will review how to create an Information text. We will also learn about the features of diary writing, in order to write a diary entry from the prospective of a Victorian child.
How did they live?
As a part of our Connector, we will have a Victorian Day, where the children enact travelling back in time to become Victorian school children.
In other areas of the Connector, we will create various drawings of a Victorian skyline. Further, in Science, we are learning about the properties of materials.
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