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  1. 1. WEBQUEST 200 ANNIVERSARY OF CHARLES DICKENS’ BIRTH February 7th 1812 – 9th of June 1870
  2. 2. INTRODUCTION <ul><li>We are going to explore the life and works of the world-famous novelist Charles Dickens and learn about his biography and his achievements as a writer. </li></ul>
  3. 3. TASK <ul><li>This is a pairwork task in which you will have to find out about the most important facts of the periods below and write about one of these facts: </li></ul><ul><li>1. Dickens' childhood. 2. His early job experiences. </li></ul><ul><li>3. His marriage 4. His trips abroad. 5. His most famous works. 6. Success as a writer and rumours about his private life. 7. The train accident. 8. His death. 9. The main topics in his novels. 10. Films based on his novels. </li></ul>
  4. 4. THE FINAL TASK <ul><li>Make a poster, a glog, a power point presentation, a book… with the information you have got. </li></ul>
  5. 5. PROCESS <ul><li>1. Choose your partner. </li></ul><ul><li>2. Choose a topic. </li></ul><ul><li>3. Look for information about it visiting the links in the last slide. </li></ul><ul><li>4. Make a summary in a sheet of paper. </li></ul><ul><li>5. Show the information in a visual way: poster, glog, power point presentation… </li></ul>
  6. 6. ASSESMENT <ul><li>The activity is to be graded on: - Complete and accurate summary. - Good cooperative work. - Language accuracy. - Creative skills and originality in the visual presentation. </li></ul>
  7. 7. CONCLUSION <ul><li>I hope you learn a lot about Dickens and his time and that you are willing to read some of his novels… </li></ul><ul><li>GOOD LUCK! </li></ul>
  8. 8. <ul><li>Animation of Dickens´life </li></ul><ul><li>Video on Dickens’ life </li></ul><ul><li>A short biography </li></ul><ul><li>Wikipedia </li></ul><ul><li>Life and works </li></ul><ul><li>More detailed biography </li></ul><ul><li>The page of Charles Dickens </li></ul><ul><li>Another biography </li></ul>