This lesson presents an overview of where, why, how and in
what conditions child labour occured in the Industrial Revolution and
Students will study how children were forced to work, sometimes in brutal
conditions and dangerous environments that were a threath to their
lives and health.
Students will guess, analise and put their knowledge on this specific
topic in practice. Also, as a matter of fact, their knowledge in english.
Let´s get started!!!
What do you think is happening in the
What do you know about the industrial
revolution? and child labour?
For you, do you think it´s okay?
How do you think the children would feel?
Guessing from pictures
Introducing the Topic
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xh_Lk7kDrUI => Industrial Revolution
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CinieKeljHY => Victorian Child Labour
In groups of three, make a list with reasons why children might be forced to work.
For example: Large families needed a variety of incomes to feed their members.
2- Do any of this reasons justify child labour? Should children work to help their
family? Children have to go to school?
3- Do children have rights nowadays? Do you know any of them?
The World Day Against Child Labour is an International
Labour Organization- sanctioned holiday first launched on
June 12, 2022, aiming to raise awareness and activism to
prevent child labour.
1- Draw a picture that represents the awareness
against child labour, and write down any children´s
right that you think is important.
for example: education rights.
¡ Thanks for watching !
-Daiana Montes de Oca