Presentation on theme: "Did Manchester change for the better or worse?"— Presentation transcript:
1 Did Manchester change for the better or worse? L/O – To examine the impact of industrial change on a townStarter question used to get pupils thinking about how towns change and not always for the better but generally over time they do slowly get better. Pictures highlight change of Manchester from 1750, 1890s and 2010.Starter – Has Hong Kong got better or worse over the last 50 years or even in your life time?
2 Investigating Manchester 1700-1900 The Industrial Revolution was a period of great economic and social change, especially for towns like Manchester which grew rapidly.The town became a symbol of both imperial splendour and Victorian squalor.Your task is to analyse how Manchester changed and ask whether it was a change for the better or worse.
3 Analysing Images of Manchester Copy the following questions down to answer for each image:1.) What does the source show? What are the main features?2.) Any evidence of ways in which life was changing?3.) Any evidence of things not changing or getting worse?4.) Is the image a positive or negative representation of Manchester?Firstly, you will be using your source analysis skills to examine the impact of industrial change on Manchester.You will be ‘inferring’ what the pictures suggest about Manchester i.e.Use the above questions to help pupils focus their notes when analysing the images.‘This image suggests that…’‘We can tell from … that…’‘From this image we can infer that…’‘It doesn’t say so, but …must be true because…’
9 How is life changing for people in Manchester? You are a reporter from a London newspaper, sent to Manchester to collect information for an article on how life is changing in the new industrial cities.
10 How is life changing for people in Manchester? You have 3 questions you want answers to:Are the homes of the industrial workers good to live in?Are workers fairly treated in the factories?Is life getting better for the people of Manchester?
11 Writing up your finished article Now it is time to write up your finished article. Remember, this is an assessed piece of work focusing on your use of the Sources.Remember to:Write in the first personMust refer to the sources to back-up your article.High marks go to those who evaluate the sources as well as quote from them.Evaluating means asking how reliable and useful the Sources are.
12 Examining ChangeIn order to experience how towns change, it is necessary to examine all the main events that occurred in Manchester.We then need to ask whether they made life better or worse for people living there.Cut out and stick the events onto your lifelines according to whether you think they made life better or worse.Enlarge lifeline hand-out to A3 and get pupils to do in pairs or small groups.
13 Did Manchester change for the better or for the worse? Complete the question above by using this word frame to give an extended answer:Between 1750 and 1914 Manchester changed a great deal because… Manchester became very important because… The main benefits of this change were… The main costs of this change were… Overall, I would say that Manchester…Looking for a mini-essay 1 page answer. Pupil don’t have to use this word frame if they feel they are able.
14 Plenary L/O – To examine the impact of industrial change on a town What was Manchester like in 1750?How did it change by 1850?How did life get better in Manchester?How did life get worse in Manchester?Overall, did Manchester benefit from the Industrial Revolution?Did we meet our learning objective?L/O – To examine the impact of industrial change on a town