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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. After identifying and discussing the differences, have learners choose their favorite book. Has this book been made into a movie? What aspects should remain true to the story's plot line?
In this online interactive literature worksheet, students respond to 8 short answer and essay questions about Charles Dickens's Oliver TwistStudents may check some of their answers online.
In this Oliver Twist activity and progress test learning exercise, students respond to a total of 19 short answer, multiple choice, matching, and fill-in-the-blank questions pertaining to Dickens's Oliver Twist.
In this Oliver Twist activity, students determine answers to questions pertaining to plot, characterization, and purpose of the novel Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens.
In this online interactive reading comprehension worksheet, students respond to 15 multiple choice questions about Dickens's Oliver TwistStudents may submit their answers to be scored.
In this literature worksheet, learners respond to 23 short answer and essay questions about Oliver TwistStudents may also link to an online interactive quiz on the novel at the bottom of the page.
In this language arts worksheet, 5th graders will read a portion from "Oliver Twist." Students are then asked to write their thoughts as to what life would be like to live as an orphan.
Students examine how posters can depict history and reflect societal issues of an era. They apply principles of poster art to create original posters reflecting society in 19th century England.
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.
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 instructional activity addresses standard RL.9-10.1. As a class, pupils will practice finding pieces of appropriate evidence from two different texts before moving on to complete the two provided multiple choice quizzes. The included quizzes, although multiple choice format, are high-quality assessments based on separate reading passages that get right to the heart of identifying key details and evidence. 
In these Charles Dickens worksheets, students complete several different activities that cover chapters one through twelve of the text.
Young scholars 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.
In this Charles Dickens worksheet, students read a 1 page article on Charles Dickens and then answer 12 short answer questions.
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.
Young scholars explore the concept of anti-Semitism. In this literature instructional activity, students examine excerpts of pre-World War II English and American pieces of literature that chacterize Jews with stereotypes.
A simple learning exercise to practice using various forms of punctuation, pupils are presented with 15 sentences without ending punctuation. Individual will choose whether each sentence should end in a period, question mark, or exclamation point. While the sentences included on this learning exercise are fun, punctuation is referred to as endmarks which my cause some confusion. 
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.
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. Use this lesson to outline the rules and roles of group discussion.
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. This lesson includes extension activities and multiple web resources.
In this musical theater worksheet, students 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. Students are expected to answer in paragraph form in their notebooks.

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