Queen Victoria She was born in 1819 in London When she was 18 years old she became queen She married her handsome cousin Albert a young prince from Germany (she proposed to him) Albert didnt speak English very well and lots of people didnt like him Her reign was the longest in British history (1837-1901). People living at the time of her reign were called The Victorians'.
Joseph Lister (1827-1912) A Scottish surgeon who realised the importance of keeping wounds and equipment clean and germ free during operations
Thomas Edison (1847-1931) He was the inventor of over a thousand ideas which transformed life in the late 19 th century He invented the modern day light bulb
Lewis Carroll (1832-1898) He was the author of Alice in Wonderland
Alexander Graham Bell (1847-1922) Inventor of the telephone
Brunel (1806-1859) An engineer who specialised in railway traction, steam ships and bridges
William Gladstone (1809-1898) A liberal politician who was Prime Minister 4 times
Task 1-Page 1- Inventions Look at four important inventions Draw a picture of the invention, explaining who designed and when Use your blank page and divide it into 4
Task 2- Famous Victorians Look at the books about the Victorians. Find at least 5 people and explain why they were famous. Your jotter should look like this: Do this on your lined page Benjamin Disraeli- Prime Minister
Task 3- on the same page Choose one of the famous Victorians and bullet point as many facts about them as you. What sort of information can you include? When they were born, died, what they are famous for and so on
Task 4- keep in jotter Computer Choose one of the famous Victorians and complete the fact file about them. Keep this in your jotter
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