Prison and Penal Reform in the 1800s
This learning journey is a result of a Campaign! Make an Impact project, an innovative British Library developed programme that uses history to inspire young people into active citizenship.
Year 9 Humanities cross-curricular Short Term Plan Scheme of Learning looking at prisons in the 1800s and today.
Key Stage 3History - The role of the individual
Citzenship - Crime
Students will be able to:
- Share their perceptions of what life is really like in prison today and think about where those perceptions have come from
- Discuss and share their perception, opinions about women and/or children in prison, including people from ethnic groups
- Explain that transportation was using Australia as a prison
- Give descriptions and some facts about Australia and its history as a penal colony
- Make judgments from evidence using their knowledge and perceptions from past learning
- Describe some of the changes Elizabeth Fry made to the penal system of the 1800s
- Describe what Quakers believe in