Teacher Guide

Oliver Twist Lesson Plan

Study Objectives

If all of the elements of this lesson plan are employed, students will develop the following powers, skills, and understanding:

  1. 1

    develop skills in written and spoken communication by relating the themes of Oliver Twist to current events and contemporary issues.

  2. 2

    contextualize Oliver Twist in Victorian London and understand the connection between history and literature.

  3. 3

    creatively implement technology to communicate reactions to Oliver Twist, investigate topics pertaining to Oliver Twist, and engage with their peers.

  4. 4

    develop and utilize a wider vocabulary.

  5. 5

    gain an understanding of the underlying themes of Oliver Twist, including good/evil, justice, and class.

  6. 6


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