Presentation on theme: "Did Manchester change for the better or worse? L/O – To examine the impact of industrial change on a town Starter – Has Hong Kong got better or worse over."— Presentation transcript:
Did Manchester change for the better or worse? L/O – To examine the impact of industrial change on a town Starter – Has Hong Kong got better or worse over the last 50 years or even in your life time?
Investigating Manchester Industrial Revolution economicsocial change The Industrial Revolution was a period of great economic and social change, especially for towns like Manchester which grew rapidly. imperial splendour Victorian squalor 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. Your task is to analyse how Manchester changed and ask whether it was a change for the better or worse.
Analysing Images of Manchester source analysis Firstly, you will be using your source analysis skills to examine the impact of industrial change on Manchester. inferring You will be ‘inferring’ what the pictures suggest about Manchester i.e. ‘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…’ 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?
A – Manchester in 1750
B – View of Manchester in 1851
C – Manchester in the 1850s
D – Manchester in 1867
E – Peterloo Massacre, Manchester 1819
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.
How is life changing for people in Manchester? You have 3 questions you want answers to: 1.Are the homes of the industrial workers good to live in? 2.Are workers fairly treated in the factories? 3.Is life getting better for the people of Manchester?
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 person – Must 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.
Examining Change experience In order to experience how towns change, it is necessary to examine all the main events that occurred in Manchester. better worse 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. Cut out and stick the events onto your lifelines according to whether you think they made life better or worse.
Did Manchester change for the better or for the worse? 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… Complete the question above by using this word frame to give an extended answer:
Plenary 1.What was Manchester like in 1750? 2.How did it change by 1850? 3.How did life get better in Manchester? 4.How did life get worse in Manchester? 5.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