What the Dickens? Analyzing the Author's Life to Understand the Novel

Unit 1: Great Expectations Ch. 1-6: Foundation
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Objective: SWBAT initiate and participate effectively in a collaborative discussion about the life of author Charles Dickens and how it overlaps with his characters by taking notes and learning about his biography.

Big Idea: An understanding of Dickens can help us know his characters in deeper, more meaningful ways.

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