Lesson 4 Life and Times of GeorgeStephenson
To know about George Stephensonschildhood and family.
Begin to understand what motivatedhim to create his invention.
Previous to lesson children to accesshttp://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/famouspeople/standard/stephenson/index.shtml#focus
During ICT lesson Finding Informationto read about Georges life and carry out interactiveactivities.
Watch Channel 4 Stop, Look, ListenFamous People George Stephenson Rainhill Trials DVDprogramme.
MA Write a diary extract aboutRainhill trials.
HA Take notes whilst watching dvdand write an account of George Stephensons life, including DOB,lack of education, following in fathers footsteps, son Robert,developing engineering skills, Rainhill trials
LA Design a certificate for firstprize for the Rainhill Trials.
Lesson 5 How do we know about GeorgeStephenson
To know that historians study peopleand things from the past.
Learn to understand that paintings,photographs, statues, newspaper articles etc remain to tell usabout the past.
Look at paintings and portrait ofGeorge and Robert Stephenson, look at clothing, buildings etc.Identify some of the changes and some things that have remained hesame.
LA Match people to the artefacts fromtheir time.
HA . Write about differences betweenold and new objects such as clothing, household appliances,transport
MA Cloze- read and completenewspaper article from the past.