Photos of Brunel and his life.
Meaning making – compare sources now and then.
Curiosity – Hot seating /interviewing. What was Brunel’s most significant structure?
Foundation – Order photographs on a timeline.
Draw a picture of Brunel in today’s clothes.
Y1/2 – write a caption for each photo. Imagine you are in the photograph, act out a scene from a photo showing what happened before and after the photo was taken. Discuss Victorian clothing. Plot Brunel’s life on a timeline. Describe the launch of SS Great Britain or the winning of the Suspension Bridge competition from Brunel’s point of view.
Look at two or three photos of Brunel and ask a range of questions………….
What differences do you notice about these photos? Who do you think took the photos and why did they take them?
How do we know these photos are from a different time?
What do these photos tell us about Brunel and the time he lived in?
Whole class teaching