Monday 2nd February
LC: To identify Victorian, human features within the local environment
LC: To use words/phrases of contrast and comparison to aid cohesion
There is evidence of the Victorians all over Burnley. Have a look at the following pictures.
Do you know where they are taken?
Please follow the link below to have a look at an old Victorian map of Burnley. Have a look around, see if you can find Stoneyholme. You can zoom in and out by clicking the + and - signs near the slider.
See if you can find the following on the map:
Now have a look how the landscape has changed by moving the slider!
In your observation and summary of the maps, you are going to use language of comparison and contrast. The following phrases/words will help to keep your writing COHESIVE.
But / However
Although / Even though
Despite / In spite of
Despite the fact that / in spite of the fact that
While / Whereas / Unlike
On the old map of Burnley, Stoneyholme Primary School is an old Victorian building at the bottom of Cromwell Street, although on the modern map, the school is shown in a different position. The school building is now much more modern looking.
The streets around Stoneyholme - such as Cromwell and Clive Street - are found on the old Victorian map of Burnley. Similarly, they are still there on the modern map.