Introduction to Charlotte Brontë

In this lesson, we will learn about Charlotte Brontë's life. We will explore how the experiences and suffering of this author's life influenced her writing of Jane Eyre.

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

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Q1.What was the world's most powerful empire during the Victorian era?

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Q2.What made Victorian Britain very wealthy?

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Q3.Which group spread Christianity to Britain's overseas colonies?

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Q4.Which option describes a society with great social inequality?

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Q5.Who was the head of a typical Victorian household?

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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!

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Question 5

Q1.What was the world's most powerful empire during the Victorian era?

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Q2.What made Victorian Britain very wealthy?

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Q3.Which group spread Christianity to Britain's overseas colonies?

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Q4.Which option describes a society with great social inequality?

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Q5.Who was the head of a typical Victorian household?

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An Introduction to Charlotte Brontë

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Q1.Anne, Emily and Charlotte Brontë were all famous...

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Q2.Where did Charlotte spend her childhood?

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Q3.How did Charlotte's sisters, Elizabeth and Maria, die?

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Q4.What pseudonym did Charlotte use to write her novel?

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Q5.In what year did Charlotte publish her 'Jane Eyre'?

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This quiz includes images that don't have any alt text - please contact your teacher who should be able to help you with an audio description.

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An Introduction to Charlotte Brontë

Let's now test your memory from this lesson!

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Question 5

Q1.Anne, Emily and Charlotte Brontë were all famous...

1/5

Q2.Where did Charlotte spend her childhood?

2/5

Q3.How did Charlotte's sisters, Elizabeth and Maria, die?

3/5

Q4.What pseudonym did Charlotte use to write her novel?

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Q5.In what year did Charlotte publish her 'Jane Eyre'?

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Lesson summary: Introduction to Charlotte Brontë

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