Resource created by: Kirklees Community History Services
This resource provides information on various aspects of Victorian life, with particular reference to Huddersfield.
- KS2 English/Literacy - Reading and discussing a wide range of texts, including non-fiction and poetry
- KS2 History - What was it like for children living in Victorian Britain?
- The resource will also support Drama and Citizenship.
Understand more about children's lives and the development of the local area
Discuss and analyse a variety of different sources to help develop ideas for independent work
Develop their own material using the content of the resource.
See each individual chapter below for discussion ideas.
There are also a series of audio clips featuring Yorkshire dialect poems, extracts from a workhouse resident and an extract from Dickens' 'David Copperfield':