September 24, 2015
by Nora Nagy
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Explore Great Expectations: Lesson Steps and Resources

Teaching Dickens is like having access to the best available source to teach English culture and language. His writing embraces all the components necessary for a great literary success: an exciting plot, fascinating characters, entertaining and sophisticated language use, social and … Continue reading

November 27, 2014
by Nora Nagy
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Literary Time Travel 3: Back to mid-19th century London with Charles Dickens and Oliver Twist.

In our Literary Time Travel series after visiting the 18th century with Jonathan Swift and Lemuel Gulliver, the early 19th century with Jane Austen and Emma, we are now in the mid-19th century  right in the heart of  Victorian London. … Continue reading

December 19, 2013
by Nora Nagy
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An Interactive Christmas Lesson with Charles Dickens: A Christmas Carol Special

We all look forward to teaching Dickens as it is always a memorable and exciting experience. Reading A Christmas Carol is a great way to introduce our students to the world of Dickens with his unforgettable characters and his realistic vision of … Continue reading