Insight into Dickens' life

In this lesson, we will begin to explore how Dickens' personal life and experiences influenced his writing of 'A Christmas Carol'.

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.Which word describes the unequal treatment faced by the poor?

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Q2.Which word describes the theory concerned with population growth?

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Q3.Where did the ‘New Poor Law’ require able and unemployed people to work?

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Q4.Which historic event allowed wealthy men to grow rich in Victorian London?

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Q5.What were some wealthy people guilty of doing to the poor in Victorian London?

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.Which word describes the unequal treatment faced by the poor?

1/5

Q2.Which word describes the theory concerned with population growth?

2/5

Q3.Where did the ‘New Poor Law’ require able and unemployed people to work?

3/5

Q4.Which historic event allowed wealthy men to grow rich in Victorian London?

4/5

Q5.What were some wealthy people guilty of doing to the poor in Victorian London?

5/5

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Insight Into Dickens' Life

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Q1.Whose writings influenced the New Poor Law introduced by the government?

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Q2.What was the name given to the schools setup by volunteers to educate the poor?

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Q3.Why was Dickens' father put in prison?

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Q4.What did Dickens have a mistrust of as a means of fixing society?

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Q5.What did the hardship Dickens experienced give him an appreciation for?

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Insight Into Dickens' Life

Don’t worry if you get a question wrong! Forgetting is an important step in learning. We will recap next lesson.

Q1.Whose writings influenced the New Poor Law introduced by the government?

1/5

Q2.What was the name given to the schools setup by volunteers to educate the poor?

2/5

Q3.Why was Dickens' father put in prison?

3/5

Q4.What did Dickens have a mistrust of as a means of fixing society?

4/5

Q5.What did the hardship Dickens experienced give him an appreciation for?

5/5

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