Directions: Use this worksheet to record your results for your webquest task. You should use the information to create four (4) illustrated PowerPoint slides for your individual task, to be combined with your group. Be prepared to discuss the information learned for the final group part of the project. YOU are now the expert in this area.
You will be handing in your PowerPoint slides by December 3. They should be placed in the U-Drive for either Mrs. O'Grady or Ms. Mason. Your grade will be based on your PowerPoint slides.
According to the Victorians, what was the purpose of attending school? Has the purpose of school changed?
Part B: bbc.co.uk/schools/primaryhistory/victorian_britain/children_at_school/ 4. What was a 'Dame' school? Who would go to one? What would students learn there?
5. What was a 'ragged' school? Who would go to one? ________________________________________________
Part C: prezi.com/cnguhagvsxkm/Victorian-era-education/
Note: Jane Eyre (Jane Eyre by Charlotte Brontë) is mentioned throughout the presentation. She is a fictional character who ‘lived’ in the early 1800s.
6. Prior to 1870, why didn’t many children attend school? What did boys study? What did girls study?
Part D: victorianchildren.org/victorian-children-in-victorian-times/ 10. Winston Churchill said that he could “count the times he had been hugged by his mother.” Based on the information in the article, what can you infer about Winston Churchill? Why?