They start by working out the message of a cartoon published in a Penny Dreadful.
Next they use their analytical skills to focus on the Content, Origin and Purpose of a variety of interesting sources.
You will then drip in some extra background knowledge about Whitechapel to help your class gain a wider picture and understand the limitations of the sources they have been given.
Finally, if you dare your class explain the message of a famous Punch cartoon criticising the police!
- Lesson presentation: PowerPoint
- Lesson write-up: PDF
- Resource 1: PDF
- Resource 2: PDF
- Worksheet 1: PDF