Presentation on theme: "The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett Introduction to Understanding THE TIMES: Victorian England."— Presentation transcript:
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett Introduction to Understanding THE TIMES: Victorian England
Objective: Visual Literacy We are going to look at images to assist in background knowledge to better understand our first book, The Secret Garden. As we look at different images, try to visualize the culture and expectations of a person from that era. Try to leave ETHNOCENTRICITY, your culture’s ideas/bias of what is right and wrong, out of your understanding of that time period/era.
“The sun never sets on the English Empire.” This quote was true in the Victorian Era for the English Empire. Countries that “belonged” to England included:
Viewing Questions 1. Did they have a way to travel around the world yet? 2. Did they have cities? 3. Were there automobiles in excess? 4. Were their cities LARGE?
THE DOUBLE BUBBLE Activity: You are going to create a double bubble map to show similarities and differences between the Victorian Era and your life now. Similar Similar 2014 Victorian Era Different Similar Different Different Different