WALT: What were the key events in the story of chartism?

WILFs: Can narrate key events in chronological order (C)... Can describe and explain in detail the Newport Uprising, The Plug Plot Riots and the events of Kennington Common (B)

 

Lesson Development

Starter: Pair Up and promenade - can you remember the 6 points, 4 Causes and 3 reasons why Chartism failed?

Stand and Share

 

1. Study the narrative PPT together and take notes 

2. In teams of 4 - choose either

a) The Newport Uprising

b) The Plug Plot Riots

c) Kennington Common 1848

Research then create a newspaper front page OR news broadcast which describes in depth the events and analyses the significance. Try and write in a slanted or biased way either in favour or against the actuions of the Chartists

 

Use your textbooks and the links for research

 

Plug plot

http://spartacus-educational.com/CHplug.htm

http://www.historyhome.co.uk/peel/chartism/plugplot.htm

http://nvdatabase.swarthmore.edu/content/british-workers-strike-better-wages-and-political-reform-plug-plot-riots-1842

 

Newport Uprising

http://spartacus-educational.com/CHnewport.htm

http://pubs.socialistreviewindex.org.uk/sr235/knight.htm

http://www.bbc.co.uk/blogs/wales/entries/a896500e-5e4d-3a1a-857b-12bb36633fda

 

Kennington Common

http://spartacus-educational.com/CHkennington.htm

http://www.historytoday.com/richard-cavendish/failed-chartist-demonstration-london

http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/british/victorians/chartist_01.shtml

 

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