I'll give you 8 headings for your 8 paragraphs . Each paragraph must contain at least 3 significant relevant statements :
1) Describe the factory
2/3) Rules and fines ( you can fit this into 2 paragraphs if you like )
4) Their houses
5) sicknesses / diseases
6) the 3 reasons based on governments reports on why to improve housing conditions
7) Robert Owen - ( talk about him and his factory )
8). Where did your children go to on Sunday ( Sunday school ) and did they have education everyday ? Talk about food that the POOR people ate ( because your writing as your a poor person ) and write about the pastimes / leisure activities that existed at that time.
Good luck on writing it !
I wouldn't call it a diary entry bcus your
Not saying dear diary ..... . It's a people in history account. You can say " I " work in a factory and its 4/5 storeys tall... And when your talking about Robert Owen you can say - " I heard about a man from Scotland and his name was ....
Hope that helps !