The Victorian Age ( 1837 – 1901 ) What were the working conditions in the factories at that time? Where did they work? In factories, for wealthy people or families. Hard and strict. CHILDREN How many hours did they work a day? How many of them could write and read? How old were they? Very few of them. Before 1840 it was not compulsory to go to school. More then ten hours. They were less than 18. Some of them began to work at the age of five.
Children in Italy at the end of 19th century In the south of Italy did the most children work in mines or in factories? In mines. How were children workers called in Sicily? Carusi
Rosso Malpelo and Oliver Twist Who wrote the short story “ Rosso Malpelo “? Who wrote the novel “ Oliver Twist “? Charles Dickens. Verga. Where did Rosso Malpelo live? Where did Oliver Twist live? In Sicily, near Catania. In London.
Now, the rights of children What is his name and where is he from? His name is Iqbal and he is from Pakistan.
Nowadays do you think children's rights are respected? 1. They are respected everywhere. 2. They are respected only in a few countries. 3. They aren't respected anywhere. In which countries does children labour still exist? In many countries of Asia and Africa.
Sitography and bibliography • https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/English_Wikipedia • http://www.victorianchildren.org/victorian-child-labor/ • English language books for lower secondary school.