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Lesson details

Key learning points

  1. In this lesson, we will learn about villains. We will analyse Bill's villainous appearance and behaviour.

Content guidance

  • Contains references to sexual or domestic abuse.

Supervision

Adult supervision recommended.

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5 Questions

Q1.
Where do Bill and Nancy bring Oliver in this extract?
Correct answer: Fagin's gang
Mr Brownlow's house
Prison
The workhouse
Q2.
Why is Bill's eye damaged?
Correct answer: From a punch
From an accident
From sickness
Q3.
Bill Sikes' legs look as if they should be in 'fetters.' What are fetters?
Correct answer: Chains
Ropes
Trousers
Q4.
What was Oliver fed in the workhouse?
Bread and ham
Correct answer: Gruel
Meat
Q5.
What happened to Charles Dickens' father, John Dickens?
He was sent to a blacking factory.
Correct answer: He was sent to prison for his debts.
He was sent to the workhouse.

Lesson appears in

UnitEnglish / Oliver Twist: Oliver, Bill & The Maylies

English