Charles Dickens
Lesson plans for Great Expectations and other works

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Biography, Criticism, and Background

Charles Dickens
The BBC presents a short, animated biography that will work with many age levels. Scroll down for related activities.

Charles Dickens
Extensive criticism and biography from the Internet Public Library.

Charles Dickens
A collection of links to online works, biography, historical background, and other online sites.

Charles Dickens
A great collection of scholarly links from the Victorian Web: biography, analysis, e-texts, historical context.

Charles Dickens Fast Facts
Biographical timeline.

Charles Dickens Page
All things Dickens: links for each book or story, background information, links for film versions, London, timeline and fast facts, more.

Stay Tuned for our Next Episode: Teaching Dickens as a Serial Publication
An innovative approach to Great Expectations that would also work with other novels.

Teaching Dickens with the New York Times
Links to articles about Dickens from the New York Times.

The Whirling Sound of Planet Dickens
A biographical/nonfiction/informational piece about the life of Dickens from the New York Times. This article emphasizes his energy and emotions.

A Christmas Carol

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