Victorians - Life of the Rich DOWNLOADABLE



Victorians - Life of the Rich

Suitable for Age 8-12. Six Different activities for expansion of your Topic.

This lesson uses visualisation and characterisation as a way into the life in the households of the Victorian rich and in particular their children.

Key Drama skills in this lesson are improvisaion and role,group work,mime, presentation and developing scenarios.

If this lesson is done in conjunction with Working Children then there will be the opportunity to draw on the two lessons and set up some contrasts.

This would be an excellent challenge for your class on completion of the two lessons.

Curriculum For Excellence

I can create, adapt and sustain different roles, experimenting with movement, expression and voice and using theatre arts technology.

EXA 2-12a


Inspired by a range of stimuli, I can express and communicate my ideas, thoughts and feelings through drama.

EXA 0-13a / EXA 1-13a / EXA 2-13a


I can respond to the experience of drama by discussing my thoughts and feelings. I can give and accept constructive comment on my own and others’ work.

EXA 0-15a / EXA 1-15a / EXA 2-15a / EXA 3-15a

I have created and presented scripted or improvised drama, beginning to take account of audience and atmosphere.

EXA 2-14a

I can discuss why people and events from a particular time in the past were important, placing them within a historical sequence.

SOC 2-06a

To help me develop an informed view, I am learning about the techniques used to influence opinion and how to assess the value of my sources, and I can recognise persuasion.

LIT 3-08a

Having explored and analysed the features of spoken language, I can use these, adopting an appropriate register to suit my purpose and audience.

ENG 3-03a



When I engage with others I can make a relevant contribution, ensure that everyone has an opportunity to contribute and encourage them to take account of others’ points of view or alternative solutions.

I can respond in ways appropriate to my role, exploring and expanding on contributions to reflect on, clarify or adapt thinking.

LIT 4-02a

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