Kerferd Library A Christmas Carol
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The students will understand more about the lives of the impoverished. They will learn about the Industrial Revolution and how this has contributed to economic inequalities. Students will develop an understanding of the importance of the welfare state.
The students will understand how literature can foster empathy for groups of people who have very different experiences from their own.
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"The starving orphan seeking a second helping of gruel. The spinster wasting away in her tattered wedding dress. The stone-hearted miser plagued by the ghost of Christmas past. More than a century after his death, these remain recognizable figures from the work of Charles Dickens. But what are the features of Dickens’ writing that make it so special? Iseult Gillespie investigates. (TED-Ed, 2017)
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In text reference / citation: Gillespie (2017) or (Gillespie, 2017)
Bibliography / Reference list: Gillespie, I., (2017). Why should you read Charles Dickens? [eVideo] TED-Ex. Retrieved from https://youtu.be/5czA_L_eOp4