Charles Dickens KS2 History. Celebrate the Bicentennial of Charles Dickens’ Birthday with These Teaching Resources. Listen to 'A Christmas Carol' one of Charles Dickens' best known books with this link to BBC children's radio.
A Christmas Carol Audio
Listen to A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens.
The classic Christmas ghost story about Ebenezer Scrooge is told in 9 episodes and read by Alan Smith. All 9 episodes of Dickens's Christmas tale are available to play at any time, in the classroom or at home. Simply click on the episode links.
Bleak House Video
Video animation from the BBC telling the life history of Charles Dickens.
Dickens' London Map Interactive
Take a look at a London map from Dickens' time. Click on a location to find out what connects it to Dickens.
Dickens: Interesting Facts Text
Here are some interesting facts about the Victorian writer, Charles Dickens, the author of many classic novels, including, David Copperfield, Oliver Twist and Great Expectations. Often described as the ‘quintessential Victorian author’, Dickens’s stories are enjoyed just as much today as they were by his nineteenth century readership.
Gad's Hill Place Text
This site has a wealth of information on Charles Dickens, his life and works. Great to use as a reference tool.
Survive Dickens' London Interactive
Dodge through Victorian London, avoiding the gangs and villains and trials and tribulations of Dickensian London in order to seek out Charles Dickens in his chalet hideaway in Rochester. You'll face tasks and choices - you might have to pick pockets for Fagin, or rob bodies for Gaffer Hexham.