Teacher Guide

A Tale of Two Cities Lesson Plan

Bringing in Technology

Day #1

  • The Life and Times of Charles Dickens (ongoing activity): Students will use the internet to conduct research on Dickens's life and historical context.
  • Timeline Game for Dickens's Life: Students will use the internet to conduct research about events in Dickens's life, and may use software or other computer-based tools to create timelines.

Day #2

  • The Life and Times of Charles Dickens (ongoing activity): Students will use the internet to conduct research on Dickens's life and historical context.
  • Evaluating Character in PBS Masterpiece's "A Tale of Two Cities": Depending on how the activity is constructed, a television, projector, or SmartBoard may be needed to watch the miniseries...

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