English texts/video stimulus: Possible class author focus: Lewis Carroll/Anna Sewell/Charles Dickens/ Berlie Doherty Street Child Child-Berlie Doherty Chimney Child-Laurie Sheehan Oliver Twist-Charles Dickens A Christmas Carol-Charles Dickens Diary Extracts (Victorian Child) English Writing Opportunities: Diary Writing-Victorian Child (jobs/poor education) Persuasion – advert for Victorian invention (Street Child) – rights of the child – persuasive letter, persuasive speech - debate Explanation – how an invention works e.g. telephone Setting – linked to trip / Victorian streets in London Poetry – Jabberwocky / Alice in Wonderland (Lewis Carroll) Science: Victorian inventions/inventors – Alexander BellTelephone – 1876 Karl Benz – motor car-1885 Penny Farthing Bicycle – James Starley Electric light bulb – Thomas Edison 1879 Food Safety – Louis Pasteur 1856 Health Care – improvements – diseases during period – Cholera Epidemic Computing: Research - Census data PE: Gymnastics- warm up etc ‘Victorian Style’ Drill and Practise Dance – LCP – In The Playground Victorian Style Music: BBC learning Zone – Victorian Music, Bandstands Languages: 2Simple / C.C. Social, Moral, Spiritual and cultural links: Experiences of poor working chn in Vict times – empathise with experiences. Discuss chn’s rights – how they were treated in the past – debate moral issues – right/wrong. Health care in the past – debate/compare modern day – link to fund raising, work of charities, third world countries. Education and how it impacts upon life chances. School life – wider context, other countries/ Victorian life. Ongoing PHSE within class RE scheme of work Art and Design: Digital media (trip link) – ipods to take photos – Victorian Scene – use photos edit/create presentation using sound/photos Painting-watercolours – portrait/landscapes B.P link Drawing – sketches of scenes (trip) Portraits - monarchy Scenic Painting – Beatrix Potter Mathematics: Statistics – Census work- averages, types Theme: British History of jobs etc Carroll Diagrams (Lewis Carrolls Square) for categorising info Penny Black Vs 1st Class % increase over time – postage times Rail Travel – compare cost of journeys in Victorian times to now- Timetable work – journey times Distances – British Empire - Conversions Termly Theme: Victorian History Term: Autumn Year Group:5 Famous People: Thomas Edison, Alexander Bell, Robert Louis Stevenson, Lewis Carroll, Queen Victoria/Albert, Florence Nightingale, Mary Seacole Visits: Blists Hill Acton Scott Bantock House Theatre Trip – Horrible Histories, Oliver, Barmy Britain Design and Technology: Design/make Victorian toy Victorian Inventions Christmas market – Victorian • Cooking • Decorations Geography: • • • • • Compare aerial photos – now and then since growth in industry – Local (human) Statistics work Physical – River Severn – How it was used in Victorian Times (the museum/Tar pit) UK map – other large industry sites during the period World map – locate extent of British Empire during Victorian Times – Indian Trading Links etc. History: • • • • • • Life in the workhouse Jobs for children Education Health/Hygiene Monarchy – Victoria & Albert Census data – analysis – What does it tell uss about family life/work etc Compare with modern census data.