Charles Dickens Ideas

Age Range: 5 - 11

Charles Dickens is much loved for his great contribution to classic English literature. He was the quintessential Victorian author. His epic stories, vivid characters and exhaustive depiction of contemporary life are unforgettable.

Some teaching ideas:

  • Find out about the life of Charles Dickens and write a biography about him (see Resources below). Watch this video for some information:

  • Read one of Charles Dickens' books and write a review of it.
  • Find some of Charles Dickens' books in the word search (see Resources below).
  • Watch some TV and film adaptations of Charles Dickens' stories. Which do you prefer? How do they compare to the written text?

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