Compass Publishing brings Charles Dicken’s second novel, featuring the innocent young Oliver seemingly trapped in a world of child labor and thievery, to its line of Compass Classic Readers. English language Learners of all ages will enjoy developing their vocabulary and reading fluency as they read about the morally upright, but impoverished Oliver and his encounters with abuse, corruption, and finally the gift of kindness. Students and teachers alike will be absorbed by Dicken’s sardonic, yet engaging portrait of 1830s London in this enduring story.
Compass Classic Readers provide beginning and intermediate English language learners accessible adaptations of the greatest works of literature. Carefully designed to retell the stories using vocabulary and sentence structure appropriate for one of six different grade levels, each reader includes:
‧ discussion questions before and after each chapter
‧a glossary of key vocabulary words
‧a short playlet for classroom performance
‧an MP3 CD
Other key features of the Compass Classic Readers series:
‧a companion workbook for each title