Profesora: LAURA DOSIO
Espacio curricular: Lengua extranjera - Inglés
Año: 2009
CHARLES DICKENS’
BIOGRAPHY
Unidad Educativa nº 4: 9º Año
Asignatura: Inglés
Profesora: Laura F. Dosio


                  ...
INTRODUCCION
Charles Dickens es uno de los más
importantes escritores ingleses del
siglo    XIX.   Fue    un    novelista
...
TAREA

Los invito a investigar sobre la vida y obra de este
importante escritor y su época. Deberán responder el
cuestiona...
PROCESO
Para realizar la tarea asignada deberán visitar las páginas que
se encuentran en la sección recursos y contestar l...
    Dickens’ s literary work:
1. List four fiction work
2. List four short stories
3. Which novels did he wrote in these ...
RECURSOS
For Dickens’ s life:
http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/masterpiece/olivertwist/dickens_timeline_text.html
http://charlesdic...
EVALUACIÓN
   Power Point
   Category            Excellent                Very Good                       Good            ...
Biography writing


CATEGORY            Excellent                    Very Good                            Good            ...
CONCLUSIÓN
I hope you have enjoyed doing this task. You have learned not
only to write a biography but also about an impor...
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Charles Dickens Webquest

  1. 1. Profesora: LAURA DOSIO Espacio curricular: Lengua extranjera - Inglés Año: 2009
  2. 2. CHARLES DICKENS’ BIOGRAPHY Unidad Educativa nº 4: 9º Año Asignatura: Inglés Profesora: Laura F. Dosio INTRODUCCIÓN TAREA PROCESO RECURSOS EVALUACIÓN CONCLUSION
  3. 3. INTRODUCCION 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 trabajo.
  4. 4. TAREA 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 cada trabajo. Para realizar este trabajo se formarán siete grupos, integrados por cuatro estudiantes cada uno.
  5. 5. PROCESO Para realizar la tarea asignada deberán visitar las páginas que se encuentran en la sección recursos y contestar las siguientes preguntas:  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?
  6. 6.  Dickens’ s literary work: 1. List four fiction work 2. List four short stories 3. Which novels did he wrote in these dates? 1837-39: 1849-50: 1859: 1860-61:  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.
  7. 7. RECURSOS For Dickens’ s life: http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/masterpiece/olivertwist/dickens_timeline_text.html http://charlesdickenspage.com/dickens_london_map.html http://www.helsinki.fi/kasv/nokol/dickens.html http://charlesdickenspage.com/index.html http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Charles_Dickens For Dickens’ s literary work: http://www.online-literature.com/dickens/ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Charles_Dickens For Dickens’s time: http://www.english.uwosh.edu/roth/VictorianEngland.htm
  8. 8. EVALUACIÓN Power Point Category Excellent Very Good Good Fair Makes excellent use of Makes good use of font, Makes use of font, color, Use of font, color, font, color, graphics, color, graphics, effects, graphics, effects, etc. graphics, effects etc. but Attractiveness effects, etc. to enhance etc. to enhance to but occasionally these these often distract from the presentation. presentation. detract from the the presentation content. presentation content. Well-rehearsed with Rehearsed with fairly Delivery not smooth, but Delivery not smooth and smooth delivery that smooth delivery that able to maintain interest audience attention often Presentation holds audience attention. holds audience attention of the audience most of lost. most of the time. the time. Covers topic in-depth with Covers topic in-depth Includes essential Content is minimal OR details and examples. with details and information about the there are several factual Content Subject knowledge is examples. Subject topic but there are 1-2 errors. excellent. knowledge is excellent. factual errors. Content is well organized Uses headings or Content is logically There was no clear or using headings or bulleted lists to organized for the most logical organizational Organization bulleted lists to group organize, but the overall part. structure, just lots of related material. organization of topics facts. appears flawed. Product shows a large Product shows some Uses other people's Uses other people's amount of original original thought. Work ideas (giving them ideas, but does not give Originality thought. Ideas are shows new ideas and credit), but there is little them credit. creative and inventive. insights. evidence of original thinking.
  9. 9. Biography writing CATEGORY Excellent Very Good Good Fair Information clearly relates Information clearly relates Information clearly relates Information has little or to the main topic. It to the main topic. It to the main topic. No nothing to do with the Quality of includes several provides 1-2 supporting details and/or examples main topic. Information supporting details and/or details and/or examples. are given. examples. Information is very Information is organized Information is organized, The information appears organized with well- with well-constructed but paragraphs are not to be disorganized. 8) Organization constructed paragraphs paragraphs. well-constructed. and subheadings. All paragraphs include Most paragraphs include Paragraphs included Paragraphing structure introductory sentence, introductory sentence, related information but was not clear and Paragraph explanations or details, explanations or details, were typically not sentences were not Construction and concluding sentence. and concluding sentence. constructed well. typically related within the paragraphs. An excellent photo of the A good photo of the author is An adequate photo of the A poor photo of the author is author is included with the included with the report. It is author is included with the included with the report. It is Photo of the report. It is very clear. clear, and not grainy. report. It may not be clear, or unclear and grainy. author it may be grainy. No grammatical, spelling Almost no grammatical, A few grammatical Many grammatical, or punctuation errors. spelling or punctuation spelling, or punctuation spelling, or punctuation Conventions errors errors. errors.
  10. 10. CONCLUSIÓN 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. Congratulations!!!!!

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