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Women's Lives in the Victorian Era

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed Standards
The lives of middle-class Victorian women were circumscribed by strict standards that governed all aspects of behavior. To gain a better understanding of the Victorian Ideals for women, class members research the life of a middle-class...
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Victorian Historians

For Teachers Pre-K - 12th Standards
Take the class back in time to the Victorian Era! The resource provides a plethora of activities that create experiences for scholars in class. Some activities include a fun fair, viewing the starry-night painting, and even experiencing...
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Victorian Fashion Detectives

For Teachers 6th - 9th
The distinctive attire of royalty, working class, and peasants of the Victorian era conveys much about the conditions of the time. Learn more about why people dressed as they did, and how their fashion changed during the 64-year reign of...
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Victorian Children at Work

For Students 6th - 9th Standards
All work and no play? Sounds like the lives of children during the Victorian Era! A photographic presentation shows case studies, images, and easy-to-understand language that effectively explains the working conditions of children at the...
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The Victorians Pack

For Students 6th - 9th Standards
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...
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Victorian Posters

For Students 6th - 9th
Chimney sweeps, street urchins, and Queen Victoria — very different characters living in the very same era. A collection of images enhances any lesson on Victorian England, making a great addition to classroom decoration, slideshows, or...
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Beyond the Story: A Dickens of a Party

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
It's time to party like it's 1899! Incorporate a research-based celebration of the Victorian Era into your unit on A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens. After learners read the novella or view a production of the play, they craft a...
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The Victorians Fact Cards

For Students 6th - 9th Standards
Want to learn some quick facts about Victorian England? Check out a series of fact cards that include information about class structure, education rights, public health, and Queen Victoria herself.
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A Victorian Christmas

For Students 8th - 12th Standards
In many ways, Victorian Christmas is alive and well today! Class members read an informative passage to learn more about traditional Christmas gifts, decorations, crackers, and visits from Santa Claus in nineteenth-century England—as...
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The Victorian Era

For Students 4th - 5th
In this Victorian Era worksheet, students research and name the three inventions from the Victorian Era, Queen Victoria's favorite composer and who invented the light bulband phonograph.
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A Victorian Prison

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Prisons in Victorian England were miserable places, designed to deter people from committing crimes. To understand why these prisons were so tough, young historians review documents and pictures from Coldbath Fields prison. After...
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Victorian Valentines Lesson Plan

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Students research a number of theories about how Valentine's Day originated. They examine the styles and designs of Valentine's from the Victorian Era before they reproduce the style by creating a Victorian style Valentine's. They use...
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Victorian Fashion Detectives

For Teachers 8th - 10th
A rare lesson plan on fashions that were in vogue during the Victorian era. Learners discover what types of clothes both rich and poor people of this time period wore. They see how fashions changed during the reign of Queen Victoria, and...
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The Victorian Age

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
The length of Queen Victoria's reign, surpassed only by Queen Elizabeth II in the modern era, stretched through much of the 19th century and into the 20th century. Explore the many social, industrial, and political shifts that occurred...
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Shall We Dance or Do Manners Matter?

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Students examine the importance of social graces during the Victorian Era in the US. In this library studies instructional activity, students use primary documents to describe the emphasis on morals, proper behavior and manners impacted...
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Cogheart and Moonlocket

For Students 6th - 10th Standards
Peter Bunzi takes readers to the Victorian era with two stories, Coghaert and Moonlocket. Accompany the literary time warp with a companion packet that offers a plethora of exercises. Learning opportunities include activities for before,...
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Dr. Barnardo 1845-1900

For Teachers 6th - 7th
Meet a Victorian Era philanthropist who helped over 8,000 children in his lifetime. Read about the life and accomplishments of Dr. Barnardo, an advocate for child welfare, in a time of increased child poverty and homelessness. 
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Oh Man, History in Language Arts

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners research the Victorian Era in anticipation of reading the novel, Jane Eyre. They create a bulletin board presenting information about their assigned topic on the Victorian Era.
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A Victorian Vocabulary Challenge

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers research popular Victorian literature.  In this literature analysis lesson plan, students research the meaning of phrases used in Victorian literature.  High schoolers practice using a variety of reading comprehension...
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Victorian Lesson Plan

For Teachers 4th
How has England changed? Are the streets the same today as they were in the time of the Tudors? Fourth year students compare and contrast the Victorian & Tudor streets to the streets of today. They research biographical information...
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History of Homes- Victorian Era

For Students 3rd
3rd graders examine pictures of three houses before deciding which era they are from. They draw lines from pictures of items to the home they belong in.
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Design Your Life

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students use three different pieces of art and identify the power struggles that are being represented. In groups, they use the Internet to research the distribution of wealth throughout Canada during the Victorian time period. They...
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Introducing Jane Eyre

For Teachers 8th - 12th
"How can a magazine reflect a particular time and culture?" Using this prompt, your class explores the Victorian Era as it relates to Charlotte Bronte's Jane Eyre. They can also play the "Victorian Women's Rights" game for the year 1840...
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Queen Victoria Timeline

For Students 6th - 9th Standards
Queen Victoria was born in 1819, and died in 1901. What happened in between? A blank timeline prompts young historians to note the major events that occurred in nineteenth-century Britain during the 82 years of Queen Victoria's life.

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