Teaching Victorian Film

Lesson ideas and resources for English Literature and Language KS3 & 4, inspired by Victorian film.

Rediscover the Victorians with this collection of lesson plans for English Literature and Language at Key Stage 3 & 4, created in partnership with TeachFirst.

These resources use a selection of early silent films from the Victorian era which show the everyday and the extraordinary, from stolen kisses on board a train and Royal parades to true crime reenactments and a visit from Father Christmas!

All of these films are available to watch for free on BFI Player or via the BFI’s Youtube channel.

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