Six things Dickens gave the modern world | Google Lit Trips: Reading About Reading |
With the 200th birthday of Charles Dickens quickly approaching, what is the lasting legacy of his work?



And isn't that the reason some literature gets taught and others does not? 

The ol' Vygotsky bridge ... 


Market the story's "ability for students to answer their own question, "Yeah, but what's that ol' story got to do with the world I live in?!" When that light goes on, students' entire relationship with reading changes. 



Via Lisa A.F. Barefield