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The Achieve! series of History titles has been developed for teachers who require modified, curriculum-focused activities for secondary school students who struggle to read and comprehend regular classroom materials because of poor literacy skills. Many of the pages will also be suitable as supplementary material for regular classes.
The Industrial Revolution 1750–1914 downloadable PDF resource explores the key events that caused the Industrial Revolution and how this impacted on working conditions, agriculture, transport and people’s lives around the world, including in Australia. Units about working conditions in factories and mines, the role of trade unions and suffrage, illustrate how life changed in the cities and countryside for women, men and children.
The role of social reformers such as Caroline Chisholm, Henry Mayhew and Josephine Butler will assist students in understanding the various social problems of this time and the laws that had to be developed to support and protect people. Key ideas of the time, such as imperialism, nationalism, Chartism, egalitarianism, social Darwinism and communism, are also covered in this title.
- Secondary - Middle