Mapping & Writing Place
Kind of Activity:
visualize Dickensian London, and employ literary techniques to convey a clear sense of place
Common Core Standards:
Students will use Google Maps to map the journey of Sikes and Oliver (page 128) and/or Fagin (page 153).
After creating a map of their route, students should look back at the text and perform a close reading of it. They should note the use of imagery and sensory language, pacing, and syntax to convey the appearance and atmosphere of the place being described.
Then, students will write their own narrative of a journey,...
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