KLQ: How can I reflect on context and understand themes in Dicken's…
KLQ: How can I reflect on context and understand themes in Dicken's Stave 2 of a CC?
Outline of the Lesson Plan (10 mins/ 12mins)
Read through Stave 2 (not rushing)
To review Dickens' biog
Draw thought bubbles as to motivations in his writing
Using Shmoop Notes to summarise as we proceed (JDCM to read - Class to read Shmoop notes)
A look at Dickens' thoughts on the industrial revolution, using town and country comparisons.
Review Dickens' Bio (18 mins /30mins)
H/O - "Now think of all the improtant elements in his life and draw them in the thought bubbles"
Video Focus "What experiences in Dickens' life may be an influence in his writing?"
share ideas - ellicit antything leading towards industrial revolution. Possible answer "he hated working in factory..."
Attempt to hook them to show over Xmas for long term gain
Clip to inspire them& take an interest
1 min 20 secs
Cut outs of Foggy London
Shmoop Notes H/Os
Dickens Bubbles H/O
Reading Plan (Remainder of lesson with a view to go to another lesson possibly) (20/50)
Upon Reaching Page 38 students are to re-read Foggy London - then annotate differences in a table (A - London B- Countryside)
Summarise up to P. 38 using Shmoop notes (JDCM & any volunteers)
Upon Reaching Page 38 - Summary Clip to be shown
Read pages 31 - 38 (JDCM & any volunteers)
Plenary - (5 mins)
Who had no mates at school?
Which image was nicer the town or country?
What was the ghost's name