Overview of the Industrial Revolution Lesson

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Learning objectives

In this lesson, students will gain a chronological understanding of the Industrial Revolution. They will develop an awareness of the causes and the most significant effects of the Industrial Age from the 18th to 19th centuries. Students will have the opportunity to achieve this through choosing their own method of learning, from reading and research options, as well as the chance to engage in extension activities. This lesson includes a self-marking quiz for students to demonstrate their learning.

How would you like to learn?

Option 1: Readings

Step 1: Download a copy of the reading questions worksheet:

Industrial Revolution Reading Questions.
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Step 2: Answer the set questions by reading the webpage below:

Option 2: Internet research

Download a copy of the research worksheet and use the internet to complete the tables.

Industrial Revolution Research Worksheet
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Extension activities

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