Day 1

A Tale of Two Cities Lesson Plan

Classroom Activities

  1. 1

    The Life and Times of Charles Dickens

    Kind of Activity:

    Long-term Project


    Students will be able to conduct research on life in late 18th and early 19th century England, examine how specific societal changes may have impacted Dickens's life and writings, and present their research and findings to the class.

    Common Core Standards:

    CCSS.ELA-Literacy.CCRA.R.4, CCSS.ELA-Literacy.CCRA.R.5


    In order to understand Dickens's A Tale of Two Cities, it is important for students to understand the context in which Dickens wrote, and the ways in which Dickens's world impacted his beliefs and writing style. This recurring group activity will...

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