Year 4 Homework – Victorian children

By Wendy Rudge on Monday, October 12, 2015 in Uncategorized. 13 Comments

In Year 4 we are studying the differences between rich and poor Victorian children at the moment. What differences do you know of? Can you research and find out any other differences? Share your research blow or bring it into school to share with your class. Happy researching!

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  • Holly martin says:

    Poor children would have a house with no roof or no house at all! Rich children would have a house and a roof.

  • Jacob says:

    Did you know that the worst place to live was on a farm because you had so much work?!

  • Gabrielle says:

    The Poor children had to work 12 hours a day while Rich children did not work at all!!!

  • Lola davies says:

    The poor children would have to make there toys with what they could find, the rich would have there toys made out of metal or wood.

  • Holly J says:

    On Sunday me and my family went to Ironbridge Victorian village and I found out that ‘coming a cropper’ comes from Croppers printing press because if you weren’t careful your fingers would get chopped off!Also children could become an apprentices at the printers at age 10 or 12.

  • Sophia says:

    I am enjoying our Victorian topic for Learning Adventure!!!

  • skye-Rose says:

    Poor children lived in a terrorist house with one or two bedrooms if you were lucky you might have three.Also if you were fortune enough you would have a yard and a water pump.If you were rich you could have up to 5 floors or more.As well if you were rich you would of had rugs,wallpaper,handmade toys,nice clothes,better furniture and lots more.

  • george says:

    Education reform factory reform and new poor law emphasised progress and civility through work, thrift and rationally . But ,perhaps more significantly local voluntary societies such as temperance societies promoted improvement cross class communication and rational recreation. Personal narratives of success were an important part of this culture. Records of achievement were popularised and promoted in books like self Help as examples of how all individuals could and should improved

  • george says:

    Education reform factory reform and new poor law emphasised progress and civility through work, thrift and rationally . But ,perhaps more significantly local voluntary societies such as temperance societies promoted improvement cross class communication and rational recreation. Personal narratives of success were an important part of this culture. Records of achievement were popularised and promoted in books like self Help as examples of how all individuals could and should improved.

  • Beth says:

    Queen Victoria had her own secret beach near the isle of wight.

  • Mrs Rudge says:

    Thank you to all of you for finding out extra information on our topic. I am looking forward to seeing these facts in your work over the next few weeks!

  • Ercan Aybatar says:

    Most poor children were criminals!!!!!
    Rich children did not have to go and buy food there survents would of done it !!!!!!!

  • Sophia says:

    If you were rich, in your house, you would have an attic,bedrooms,drawing room,living room and a basement. Only if you were lucky, the children would have a nursery.