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A LOCAL HISTORY STUDY OF WHAT LIFE WAS LIKE FOR CHILDREN ATTENDING THE DEPTFORD RAGGED SCHOOL IN VICTORIAN TIMES
KS2 - HISTORY

These lesson plans and historical source materials have been produced by the Deptford Ragged School Archive to support learning about local history in Deptford, the Deptford Ragged School and what life was like for Victorian children in Deptford attending the Deptford Ragged School. They have been designed for the KS2 National Curriculum.

 

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LESSON 1: Introduction to the Deptford Ragged School Archive and Key Vocabulary

LESSON 2: Analyse historical sources to gather evidence of life in Victorian times

LESSON 3: Research the Deptford Ragged School using Archive Material
 

LESSON 4: Use source material to develop a fictional character based on evidence

LESSON 5: Write a letter to a Deptford Ragged child explaining the future

Funded by the MERRY Trust