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Teaching Oliver Twist

This online version of the Oliver Twist teacher's guide includes links to Web features that support the classroom activities. The classroom activities were written by Carol Cashion and reviewed by high school teachers Robert McBride, Andrea McCarthy and Georgia Scurletis.

Viewing Strategies
Includes plot summaries of the three episodes and suggestions for how to break each two-hour film into segments for classroom viewing.

Discussion and Activities by Episode
Offers before- and after-viewing discussion topics and activity suggestions for each episode.

After-Viewing Activities
Suggests ideas for culminating activities after viewing the series, focusing on themes like Exploring Character, Serialization and From Oliver Twist to Great Expectations.

Looking at Film
Provides discussion and activity suggestions focusing on the film adaptation process, to help students become more critical viewers and thinkers.

Printed Teacher's Guide
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Off-Air Taping Rights
Educators can tape Oliver Twist off the air and use it in the classroom for one year after broadcast.

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