Oliver Appears Before the Workhouse Board

In this lesson, we will witness the nine-year-old Oliver Twist meet the intimidating workhouse board.

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

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Q1.Who was the Queen of England when Charles Dickens wrote Oliver Twist?

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Q2.Why was Charles' father, John Dickens, sent to prison?

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Q3.Charles Dickens' novels educated the public about...

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Q4.Where is Oliver born?

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Q5.Which one of these descriptions about Oliver's mother is correct?

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Q6.Why does Oliver nearly die after he is born?

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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

Question 6

Q1.Who was the Queen of England when Charles Dickens wrote Oliver Twist?

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Q2.Why was Charles' father, John Dickens, sent to prison?

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Q3.Charles Dickens' novels educated the public about...

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Q4.Where is Oliver born?

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Q5.Which one of these descriptions about Oliver's mother is correct?

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Q6.Why does Oliver nearly die after he is born?

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Oliver appears before the Workhouse Board

Before you leave our lesson today, answer the following questions.

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Q1.Which of the following options are characteristics of a novel?

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Q2.What group of people does Oliver appear before in this extract?

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Q3.Who takes Oliver to this meeting?

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Q4.What does one of the workhouse board members call Oliver?

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Q5.What does the word 'vulnerable' mean?

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Oliver appears before the Workhouse Board

Before you leave our lesson today, answer the following questions.

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Question 5

Q1.Which of the following options are characteristics of a novel?

1/5

Q2.What group of people does Oliver appear before in this extract?

2/5

Q3.Who takes Oliver to this meeting?

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Q4.What does one of the workhouse board members call Oliver?

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Q5.What does the word 'vulnerable' mean?

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Lesson summary: Oliver Appears Before the Workhouse Board

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