9. What kind of clothes did the Victorians wear?
A full lesson for KS2 about Victorian clothes, including a detailed lesson plan, Powerpoint and pupil resource sheets.
What kind of clothes did the Victorians wear?
This lesson is designed to help pupils to understand how clothing and class status were linked in Victorian times. Pupils will engage with historical sources to make observations about clothing, and then compare rich and poor clothing. Pupils will learn how sewing and clothes making were important skills and will have a go at making their own Victorian sewing sampler.
- To use historical sources to make observations about Victorian clothing
- To compare clothes for rich and poor people from Victorian times
- To design a sewing sampler
The lesson plan includes differentiation ideas to adapt the activities for the needs of your class.
1 x PDF File (lesson plan and pupil resource sheets)
1 x Powerpoint (whiteboard slides)