Profesora: LAURA DOSIO
Espacio curricular: Lengua extranjera - Inglés
Unidad Educativa nº 4: 9º Año
Profesora: Laura F. Dosio
Charles Dickens es uno de los más
importantes escritores ingleses del
siglo XIX. Fue un novelista
excepcional y vivió en una época muy
particular. Es uno de los pocos
escritores de ese momento que
obtuvo un gran reconocimiento por su
Los invito a investigar sobre la vida y obra de este
importante escritor y su época. Deberán responder el
cuestionario que se encuentra en el módulo Proceso
y luego realizar una presentación tipo power point
con los hechos mas destacados de la vida de Charles
Dickens, su obras mas conocidas y características de
la época Victoriana. Finalmente deberán presentar
una biografía de Charles Dickens realizada en un
procesador de texto de 100-120 palabras
aproximadamente. Deben agregar ilustraciones a
Para realizar este trabajo se formarán siete
grupos, integrados por cuatro estudiantes cada uno.
Para realizar la tarea asignada deberán visitar las páginas que
se encuentran en la sección recursos y contestar las siguientes
Dickens’ s life:
1. When and where was Charles Dickens born?
2. How old was Dickens when his family moved to London?
3. What were his parent’s names?
4. What happened to his father?
5. What did Charles Dickens do when his father left?
6. Where did he work as a journalist?
7. Who did he marry?
8. How many children did they have?
9. When did he died?
10. Where and when was he buried?
Dickens’ s literary work:
1. List four fiction work
2. List four short stories
3. Which novels did he wrote in these dates?
Dickens’ s time:
1. Read the introduction and summarize it in a paragraph (8-10 lines)
2. Go down the page. You’ll notice “SOCIAL CLASSES”. Name the
three classes and define them.
3. Scroll down the page until you see “MONEY”. List three types of
money used in England during this time.
4. Further down, you’ll see “DISEASES”. List and define the three
mayor diseases of that time.
For Dickens’ s life:
For Dickens’ s literary work:
For Dickens’s time:
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I hope you have enjoyed doing this task. You have learned not
only to write a biography but also about an important period in
history, that is the Victorian Age and the industrial revolution.
I encourage you now to read one of Charles Dickens’s novels or
watch any of the films based on his novels. They are wonderful.