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A New Year's Eve Victorian Short Story

Learn about the jobs Victorian children had to do, read a short story (The Little Match-Girl) and analyse the symbolism used
Gemma Armstrong
10 total reviews for this teacher
1 review for this class
Completed by 2 learners
  There are no upcoming classes.
55 minutes
per class
Meets once
year olds
learners per class
per learner

How does a "One-Time" class work?

Meets once at a scheduled time
Live video chat, recorded and monitored for safety and quality
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Class Experience

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
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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
10 total reviews
12 completed classes

About Me

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... 
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