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This lesson will focus on a beautiful, but tragic, short story written by Hans Christian Anderson called The Little Match-Girl. The story takes place on New Year's Eve. Students will firstly learn about some of the jobs Victorian children were forced to do in particular the girls who worked in match factories. Students will then use their inference skills to make predictions about the story by looking at a variety of images about the story. We will then read the short story and students will...
1) Students will develop an understanding of the types of jobs Victorian children were expected to do 2) Students will develop and ability to use inference skills 3) Students will consider how symbolism is used in the story to evoke an emotional response
Paper and pen
Learner progress will be assessed through responses during the session. A Kahoots quiz will be used to assess comprehension of events and plot development. Sentence starters and model answers will be provided to aid students who require scaffolded help
55 minutes per week in class, and maybe some time outside of class.
Story contains reference to grandmother's and little girl's death but from the perspective of considering how fairy tales can be both beautiful and tragic.
A copy of the short story The Little Match-Girl
Gemma ArmstrongEnglish Teacher
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12 completed classes
Hello everyone. I hope you are all well. I'm really excited about joining Outschool and hopefully meeting with lots of students from all over the world! I am a qualified Teacher of English (BA Hons/PGCE) and have been teaching English Literature...