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15th January 2020 by

Free teaching materials – looking for feedback!

These days, if you’re a teacher, you’re likely used to time pressure when preparing your classes. As part of the CLiC project we have been working on a number of free resources for you, hoping they will save you some time. In this post we ask for your feedback to ensure the resources we create are as valuable for your work as possible.

A student from the University of Birmingham school working with a handout at a workshop run by the CLiC team (photo by Victoria Beddoes)

Our classroom activities focus on teaching the 19th-century novel at Key Stage 3 onwards. They make use of the CLiC web app – a free tool that we developed. CLiC doesn’t require any registration/login and lets you and your students search and analyse the language of 19th century fiction.

You can  download the following free resources for stand-alone classroom activities in PDF and Word format:

You can also find these and activities bundled in our free Activity Book .

What do you think about these activities? What are your views on the format of the activities? Do you have specific requests for more material? Please let us know in the comments, via email or via Twitter how we can improve our resources and make them work for you!

Teaching resource survey in preparation for researchED Birmingham 2020

Another way in which you can help us provide valuable training and resources is to participate in our survey in preparation for our session at researchED Birmingham 2020: take part in the short anonymous survey here.

Thank you for helping us improve our work on 19th-century novel teaching resources!

Viola Wiegand

Author: Viola Wiegand

I am a research fellow on the AHRC-funded CLiC Dickens project. My research interests focus on the use of corpus linguistic tools to identify meaning in texts.

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