Child Workers during Britains Industrial Revolution worksheet lesson plan

Industrial Revolution and Child Labour

The “Industrial Revolution and Child Labour” lesson plan is an interactive and engaging learning resource that provides an in-depth study of child workers during Britain’s Industrial Revolution. This lesson is designed to enable educators to provide students with a comprehensive understanding of the social and economic conditions that shaped the lives of working children during this period.

Through various activities, including source work, critical thinking, mini-research, class discussions, and a short film, students will understand the hardships endured by working children during the Industrial Revolution.

One of the key features of this PowerPoint is the use of sources to explain the working life of children in mills and coal mines.  Source work allows students to develop their analytical skills by critically examining primary sources to gain insight into the lives of child workers during this period. The mini-research and short film activities provide a dynamic and interactive way for students to explore the topic in greater depth and develop a complete understanding of the subject matter.

Overall, the “Industrial Revolution and Child Labour” lesson plan is an invaluable resource for educators seeking to provide their students with a well-rounded understanding of the Industrial Revolution’s impact on working children’s lives.

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Resource Information

Description:Student activities include source work, critical thinking, mini-research, class discussions and a short film.
Estimated lessons:1-2
Ages11-14 years
Format PowerPoint

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