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Author Study: Charles Dickens

Learn about the author Charles Dickens and his works. Includes biographies, timelines, family trees, primary documents, and photos. There are also lesson plans, games, animated bibliography, and activities that go along with the author study unit. There is a link to eThemes Resources on the book “A Christmas Carol” and “Charles Dickens, Victorian England, and the History of Philanthropy.”


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This site provides comprehensive information about Charles Dickens. Includes a biography, works, critiques, important events, career, a timeline, and more.
Here is a quick overview about Charles Dickens.
Follow the `Life & Career' link to discover the life of Charles Dickens. Click on `Quiz & London Tour' to test your knowledge about him. Includes primary documents and video clips. NOTE: This site includes ads.
Learn about the author's life and events, people, and places where he got inspiration for his novels. Includes a list of his novels, quotes from the novels, and games. NOTE: This site includes ads.
This website is devoted to promoting the study and enjoyment of the life, times, and work of Charles Dickens. There is information about activities held by the organization, teaching materials, and facts about Dickens.
Read a short biography of Charles Dickens. NOTE: The "Talk" link leads to discussion forums.
This is a book chapter about Charles Dickens by Gilbert Keith Chesterton.
Click "Virtual Guide" to see the birthplace of Charles Dickens.
This one-page PDF file is a Dickens family tree.
Watch this animation to learn about Charles Dickens' life and influences on his work. Includes a game and bibliography.
This site compiles literatures written by Charles Dickens.
This site is an online archive of vocabulary found in Charles Dickens' works. NOTE: This site includes Google ads and leads to other pages with banner and video ads.
These websites are about the book "A Christmas Carol" by Charles Dickens. Included story elements, lesson plans, classroom activities, games, quizzes, and more. There are links to eThemes resources on Charles Dickens, Holiday: Christmas Traditions in America, Holiday: Christmas Around the World, and Performing Arts: Drama.
These links are about philanthropy in: Charles Dickens' book "A Christmas Carol," Victorian England, and the modern-day United States. Includes: lesson plans; articles on philanthropy, Victorian England, and well-known philanthropists throughout history; an audio file; interactive maps; and a timeline. Also includes links to the eThemes resources about Charles Dickens and the book "A Christmas Carol."

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