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Unit Overview: Street Child by Berlie Doherty

Lessons:

5 lessons

To engage with the text and the main character

In this lesson, we will be introduced to a historical time period. We will read chapter 8 and answer some questions to help develop an understanding of the main character's peronality.

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To make inferences about the main character

In this lesson, we will read a little bit more about the workhouses and answer some retrival and inference questions. After that we will reflect upon Jim's character based on what we have read so far.

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To reflect upon the story and Victoria society

In this lesson, we will read some of chapter 24. In this chapter Shrimps is very unwell after being robbed. Jim is trying to look after him while trying to find a doctor. We will make compairions between society in the Vicotrian times and now.

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