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Oliver Twist

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This Oliver Twist educational website is intended both for individual use for students and to support teachers' existing classroom teaching. It is particularly targeted at teachers of English, History, ICT and Film and Media, helping students to learn about both the novel and film of Oliver Twist and the Victorian era, through learning resources and activities. Follow the link below to read further guidelines on the site's relevance to different subjects.

The Oliver Twist print study guide offers further activities for the study of the book, film and historical context and is printable from the pdf in the left hand menu. The study guide includes exercises on book-to-film adaptation and writing an imaginative newspaper article about an event in the novel, as well as suggesting activities examining Dickens' characterisation, use of symbolism and presentation of reality and fantasy.


Study Guide PDF

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