If all of the elements of this lesson plan are employed, students will develop the following powers, skills, and understanding:
develop skills in written and spoken communication by relating the themes of Oliver Twist to current events and contemporary issues.
contextualize Oliver Twist in Victorian London and understand the connection between history and literature.
creatively implement technology to communicate reactions to Oliver Twist, investigate topics pertaining to Oliver Twist, and engage with their peers.
develop and utilize a wider vocabulary.
gain an understanding of the underlying themes of Oliver Twist, including good/evil, justice, and class.