Oliver Twist Teacher Resources
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Oliver Twist Goes to Hollywood
How does Oliver Twist, the novel written by Charles Dickens, compare with its screenplay adaptation? Although the activity doesn't require learners to have read the novel, the similarities and differences of the highlighted passages would be best understood by those who have.
5th - 12th Language Arts 12 Views 42 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Literature: Oliver Twist In The Classroom
Students view the Masterpiece Theatre presentation of Oliver Twist. the lesson includes plot summaries of the three episodes as well as before and after viewing activities. In addition, there are discussion and activity suggestions to help students improve thinking skills.
9th - 12th Language Arts 3 Views 13 Downloads
Does your ELA class need some practice with the specific skills outlined in the Common Core standards? Then this is the perfect resource for you! One in a series of connected lessons that cover the standards for reading literature, reading informational texts, and writing, this particular lesson addresses standard RL.
9th - 10th Language Arts 40 Views 92 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Lon Chaney: Three Faces of Lon Chaney
High schoolers watch the Lon Chaney episode of American Masters, read chapters from three original books on which Chaney's films were based, and use a reading strategy called Reader's Theater to adapt each chapter into a script. After performing their interpretations of the chapters, students compare their own work to Chaney's.
9th - 12th Language Arts 3 Views 6 Downloads
Are the juvenile courts fair? Learners read a bit from the classic Oliver Twist to consider how young people are treated and represented when they've been accused of a crime. They read a case study from their books, discuss children's rights, and take notes while watching a juvenile court case.
7th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 11 Downloads
Anti-Semitism in Popular English and American Literature
Students explore the concept of anti-Semitism. In this literature lesson, students examine excerpts of pre-World War II English and American pieces of literature that chacterize Jews with stereotypes.
9th - 12th Language Arts 3 Views 11 Downloads
Waking Dreams: A Teacher's Guide
A teacher's guide for a seminar held at the Cincinnati Art Museum includes a full description of several Pre-Raphaelite art pieces, artists, and connecting literary works. Excerpts from authors and poets can help you make the connection between art and literature for your class.
12th - Higher Ed Visual & Performing Arts 20 Views 70 Downloads
Shame on You!
Should public humiliation be an acceptable consequence for a crime? Have your middle schoolers engage in a round table discussion about the recent resurgence of the use of public humiliation as a punishment for crimes in the United States. They evaluate President Gerald Ford's suggestion for publicly rebuking President Clinton.
6th - 12th Language Arts 7 Views 88 Downloads
Child Labor in America
Students investigate child labor during the Great Depression. In this US policy lesson, students evaluate multiple layers of the social, economic, and political affects of policy during the Great Depression. Students will engage in 5 different activities, each building on the other to assist them in understanding the conditions and concepts of child labor in the US.
8th - Higher Ed Social Studies & History 16 Views 59 Downloads
Les Miserables, Oliver!, Andrew Lloyd Weber Musical Theater Worksheet
In this musical theater worksheet, high schoolers will read summaries of Les Miserables, Oliver!, and the professional career of Andrew Lloyd Weber. After reading the summaries, students are asked to evaluate the plot and the characters of the aforementioned shows according to their specific musical lyrics.
9th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 19 Views 16 Downloads
The Growth of America's Production System
Students, assessing a variety of sources, explore the growth of inventions that were brought about by the Industrial Revolution. They analyze labor practices and philosophies within the history of the United States. A timeline is set in place to evaluate the evolution of America's production system from the Industrial Revolution through today.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 19 Views 117 Downloads