VICTORIAN NAMES AND SCHOOL RULES
This is my class last year on Victorian day. Here are the Victorian names they chose for themselves:
Here are two links to sites to help you generate your own Victorian name:
Victorian School Rules
- Children must stand up to answer questions and wait to be given permission to speak.
- Children must call teachers ‘Sir’ or ‘Ma’am’.
- Children must stand when an adult enters the room.
- Children must wear clean shoes and clothes.
- Children must sit and stand with straight backs.
- Children must use the right hand at all times for writing.
- Girls must wear their hair tied back with string or plain ribbons.
- Girls will learn needlework and boys will learn technical drawing.
- The children will line up, boys and girls separately, with the smallest in the front and the tallest at the back.
- Prizes will be given for good attendance.
- Children must not speak unless spoken to.
- Children must not put their hand up unless told they can do so.
- Children must not ask questions.
- Jewellery is forbidden.
- Children who are truant, are late, behave badly or do poor work will be caned.
- Talking and fidgeting will be punished.
- Counting on fingers is forbidden.
- Children with fleas, nits or contagious diseases should not attend school.
Victorian Home Learning 25.4.12
Victorian Day is on Wednesday 2nd May
I hope you are busy getting your costume ready. Here is a link to photos from past Victorian Days to give you some ideas.
At some stage in the day the inspectors will be arriving. They will be expecting to see and hear knowledgable and well-drilled children if we are to pass the inspection. You want to pass the inspection. You do not want to displease a Victorian teacher.
Find out and learn as much as possible of the following list of facts below. Note down your answerrs on a piece of loose leaf paper and bring it into school on Monday 30th April. You must all learn these facts off by heart before next Wednesday. We do not know which chidlren they will choose to test!
You need to learn these facts for Victorian Day next Wednesday when the inspectors arrive (gulp!)
- The 12 times table.
- Name the capital cities of Britain, France, Spain & Germany
- Name the Empress of India
- Define the word polygon
- Spell the following (empire, Victoria, industry, quadrilateral, factory, mother, father, century, logical, advantage)
- Name the first commandment
- Which prefix means 8 – give examples
- Which prefix means 100 – give examples
- What quality is next to Godliness?
- Complete the saying - Children should be seen and……
Literacy Home Learning 24.4.12
Next week we will be learning about the story of 'Oliver Twist' by Charles Dickens.
Read the biography of Dickens here http://www.patana.ac.th/UploadCentre/Staff/BEHA/Charles_Dickens_Biography.pdf and in your literacy home learning books answer the questions here http://www.patana.ac.th/UploadCentre/Staff/BEHA/Questions_1.pdf and here http://www.patana.ac.th/UploadCentre/Staff/BEHA/Questions_2.pdf
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