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1.  Introduction to the Victorians (FREE)

1. Introduction to the Victorians (FREE)

A FREE full lesson for KS2 introducing the Victorian period, including a detailed lesson plan, Powerpoint and pupil resource sheets. This is the first lesson from our Victorians Planning Pack for KS2.


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Introduction to the Victorians
This lesson introduces the Victorian period and helps pupils to set it into its wider context in British history. After completing a timeline activity, pupils will gain an overview of facts about the period and then engage with a set of historical sources to make deductions about life in Victorian times.


  • To put the Victorian period into historical context
  • To use historical sources to find out about the Victorian period

The lesson plan includes differentiation ideas to adapt the activities for the needs of your class.


This lesson is part of the KS2History Victorians Planning Pack.


  • File Formats

    1 x PDF File (lesson plan and pupil resource sheets)

    1 x Powerpoint (whiteboard slides)

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