Oliver Asks For More

In this lesson, we will look at how Dickens was a social critic. In our reading, Oliver is selected for a risky task - he must ask for more gruel from the workhouse master. We will then analyse what social problems Dickens is critiquing through this scene.

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Quiz:

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 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?

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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Quiz:

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 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?

3/5

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

4/5

Q5.What does the word 'vulnerable' mean?

5/5

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Quiz:

Oliver Asks For More

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

Q1.Where is Oliver during this lesson's extract?

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Q2.Oliver asks for more _____

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Q3.What prediction does the workhouse board member make about Oliver?

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Q4.What is a social critic?

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Q5.What social problems does Dickens criticise throughout his novel? (tick all that apply)

Select three (3) boxes

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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.

Quiz:

Oliver Asks For More

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

Q1.Where is Oliver during this lesson's extract?

1/5

Q2.Oliver asks for more _____

2/5

Q3.What prediction does the workhouse board member make about Oliver?

3/5

Q4.What is a social critic?

4/5

Q5.What social problems does Dickens criticise throughout his novel? (tick all that apply)

Select three (3) boxes

5/5

Lesson summary: Oliver Asks For More

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