We found 73 reviewed resources for victorian era
Women's Lives in the Victorian Era
9th - Higher Ed CCSS: Adaptable
The lives of middle class Victorian women were circumscribed by strict standards that governed all aspects of behavior. To gain a better understand of the Victorian Ideals for women, class members research the life of a middle class...
Victorian Era History: Before Reading Great Expectations
9th - 12th
Students examine the cultural period of Dicken's "Great Expectations". In groups, they research a topic in the Victorian Era. They prepare a presentation to the class for them to discover how the topic fit into the culture. Individually,...
Why Should You Read Charles Dickens?
5 mins 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Prisons, orphanages, slums, workhouses. Such are the settings of Charles Dickens' novels. Why would anyone (except for literature teachers, perhaps) want to read these tales? Find out why with a short video that explores the allure of...
The Importance of Being Earnest: Study Guide
9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Historically, members of the upper class provide plenty of fodder for comedic writers. Oscar Wilde's The Importance of Being Earnest is no exception, and a study guide for the classic play discusses some of the Victorian social issues he...
House Keys: The Architectural Features of Victorian Homes and Buildings
5th - 10th
Pupils analyze Victorian architectural patterns wit regard to materials, doorways, windows, towers, bays, roofs, and decoration. Students discern varying architectural traits by studying Victorian era pictures and drawings and using a...
King George V in World War 1
10 mins 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
New ReviewKing George V ascended to the throne after the long-storied Victorian era. However, as an instructive video shows, he wrestled with defining his role in the context of a world war and complex relationships with the ruling family of...
Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson Literature Study Guide
7th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Yo-ho-ho, Treasure Island can be lots of fun with the aid of a resource that guides readers' exploration of Robert Louis Stevenson's classic tale of buccaneers and buried gold. It's the glory of the read that will turn your pupils' heads.
Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde: Study Guide
9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Can science ever go too far? Learners explore this topic with the Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde study guide. They read about the connection between scientific experimentation in fiction and real life and then compare a scene from the novella...
Victorian Philosophies in the Connecticut River Valley: The Connection between Mind, Body, and Spirit
Eleventh graders explore late 19th century concepts of physical and spiritual health, which includes spiritualist and conservation movements, heath tonics, the perceived relationship between climate and physical well being.
Rudyard Kipling's "Rikki-Tikki-Tavi": Mixing Fact and Fiction
3rd - 9th CCSS: Adaptable
"Rikki-Tikki-Tavi," from The Jungle Book, offers young readers a chance to examine how Rudyard Kipling uses setting and personification to bring to life the brave mongoose who battles cobras to protect his family. Class members explore...
Rudyard Kipling's Rikki-Tikki-Tavi: Mixing Words and Pictures
3rd - 5th CCSS: Adaptable
Create meaningful illustrations to accompany stories in a web-based art and literacy lesson focused on "Rikki-Tikki-Tavi" by Rudyard Kipling. The class takes a virtual art safari with the Museum of Modern Art and then discusses how...
Jacob Marley's Ghost: Fun Trivia Quiz on Dickens' A Christmas Carol
8th - 10th
Questions about esoteric facts epitomize Fun Trivia quizzes. Still, this one provides opportunities to review content and focus on details about Jacob Marley's ghost and his early interactions with Scrooge in Dickens' A Christmas Carol....
Adeline Hornbek and the Homestead Act: A Colorado Success Story
6th - 12th
Students examine how the Homestead Act impacted the economic opportunities of women. They research the Homestead Act, define Manifest Destiny, and prepare an exhibit that features an outstanding woman who lived or lives in their community.
Bridging the Centuries: Teaching the Nineteenth Century English Novel Today
12th - Higher Ed
Learners compare and contrast the elements used in the 19th century British novel and those novels in American society today. In groups, they brainstorm what it might have been like to be a teenager growing up in England during the 19th...
Gibson Girls and Flappers: What is this "New Woman"?
10th - Higher Ed
Pupils divide into five groups with each exploring one section of the website, "The New Woman". After they complete their research, they discuss the nature and characteristics of the "new woman" and compare these to characteristics of...
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