I&S Connections and Reflections

What are you studying in another subject that is connected to this?

In I&S we had to make a scripted and persuaded the judge to pick your side in the argument if not banning child labor or banning child labor. We had to use many persuasive techniques to try and win over the judge. I could bring my knowledge and understanding from english about persuasive techniques to this case and use it in my scripted.

What did you learn?

I learnt that many factories have kids from as young as  6 years old working and working for many hours a day. Many kids after there experiences in the factories would always seem to go back and work as an adult. I guess that surprised me because they had insured so much pain mentally and fiscally. I learnt the different view points of the children and the factory owners. I learnt how they felt, why they did what they did and how they got by everyday. I learnt how the kids in the Industrial revolution played an immense role in impacted our economy.



Sam Washington is a factory owner. Sam Washington started when he was six in child labor working in many different factories for ten years. When he turned sixteen he wanted to make a change how children were treated in factories. He started his own factory when he was 28 with the money that he got from his father’s will. The money was just enough to build his first own small factory. Sam Washington built this factory with the words of that he would treat the children that he employed the way he wanted to be treated when he was younger. The first child that he employed what a boy called Jam Socks but everyone called him Jam. Sam Washington found Jam all alone on the street starving to death. As Sam Washtine looked at Jam on the street he remembered how he felt alone when he was younger and how he badly wanted someone to help him. Sam Washington took Jam into his care and now Jam is the longest and first person how worked in the factory. Sam Washington now has ten factory in each factory he has treats the children the same with having the 6 years olds to 10 year olds working only 8 hours a day. Each kid get 1 hours of free time, we have 3 hours of school that we prived in our factory, They get three meals a day and they have have 5 hours of sleep. Sam Washington has a lovely family. His wife cecilia was also brought the same way he working when she was six to. Sam Washington and Cecilia meet in a field, shortly after that he had two kid.


“I promise to treat you with respect and love”- Sam Washington

Industrial Revolution

The Industrial Revolution was caused by all these factors like steam power, coal extracting, iron smelting, the railways, agricultural production and industrial production. All these factors had an important role to play in the Industrial Revolution let’s take coal extracting for example. Coal extraction was what I think was the most important thing in the Industrial Revolution, because Coal extraction ran the trains which transported goods from city to city so that the people who had grown the crops and made the goods would collect money that would let them grow more crops, make more goods and support their family. Industrial Revolution helped a lot of people but also made some people lose their jobs and replaced by machines. Industrial Revolution helped increase the population and food productions, One thing that the Industrial Revolution brought in was machine and made a lot of people lose their jobs making them protest. Another factor that caused the Industrial Revolution was steam power. The steam powered the the trains which ran on the railways and helped goods to be transported and made it faster. It made a lot of people aware of the outside towns that they might have not known about because they couldn’t travel that far and it helped with education and educating kids to learn how to write and read. Before the trains there was a few amount of people in the town that knew how to read and write so when the trains opened up kids could go to school and learn how to read and write. Agricultural production also caused Industrial Revolution because the agricultural production was when they developed fertiliser and crop rotations which meant there was more food which meant more people got to be feed. All of these things caused the Industrial Revolution they all link up to the Industrial Revolution and the Industrial Revolution would have been nothing without them. They were all critical and significant to the Industrial Revolution. All of the factors have changed the world as we know it and have made things that had taken days, easy, quick and a breeze to do with machines and new technology till this present day we are still finding ways to make more modern and easier.




In English class we had to make a video of us doing a scene a the book two weeks with the queen. I think this showed collaboration because we had a group of about 3 people and we had to make sure that we where all pulling in and doing something to contribute to this project. Me and my group worked really well and all had different jobs that we would have to do to finish the project. When we had to pick what character we wanted to be everyone got the person they wanted and no one was upset with what they got. So for me I didn’t want a huge speaking role so I stuck with the nurse and did the filming.




In science class we had to create a poster on any element that is in a electronic that we use in school. I did mine on tungsten. I think the poster shows reacher skills because you have to finned a lot of evidence to support your facts and questions and how this effect this. I showed my reacher skills by making sure that I found good websites and answered all the things on the TLC. This really helped me grow my reaching skills and now I am better that before. I also like this poster because you could chose any way of presenting it online, a poster, hand written and others but I chose a poster because I could add little facts here and there and make everything well orgnized. I am very proud of my poster.


We had a workshop in class where jack a famous puppetry came to our class and we got to use different puppets and do a little performance with them. Some elements that we touched in this workshop where space because we had to make the puppet move around and used levels to embrace the story we were trying to get across to the audience. Another element that we used was collaboration because some of the puppets took 3 puppetry to move it and you needed to follow head and the eyes. The eyes had to look at something then the rest of the body would move towards whatever the puppet was looking at. We also used timing because you had to time when the puppet would move because you needed the puppet to look alive and not just all of a sudden have these jerky movements. I love this saying a puppet struggles to live an actor struggles to die I think this is so key you movement make the biggest impact on your puppet to look alive so you have to be aware of what you make your puppet do and does it look alive. We also used timing because you had to time when the puppet would move because you needed the puppet to look alive and not just all of a sudden have these jerky movements. We had done some activities where we had to use puppets and create little skits, so we kind of knew how puppets moved and how you had to have smooth movements. So it help that we had already used puppets but it was still hard to move the puppets that they gave us in the workshop.In P.E. we had a work on this dance and we had music in the background this set the mood and I think that  in drama when we did performs and used music we could create a charter and the story based on the mood of the music so it help us tell the story. To make the puppet come to life me and my group had to make to movements like the movements we do in our everyday. We made sure that we would look at where we were going they to rest of the body would move just like you do when you want something you look at it then walk or run to it. When your puppet moves you body has to move as well and look like your puppet is taking breath and you can even make the sounds yourself in make the puppet seem even more alive.