A Christmas Carol Teacher Resources
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Mystery Christmas Carols
Learners research the history of Christmas carols and find out where the practice of caroling originated. They copy the words to and then illustrate a Christmas song. Afterwards, they identify each other's favorite songs from their drawings.
1st - 6th Social Studies & History 3 Views 0 Downloads
A Christmas Carol: Discovering Treasures in Your Life
Students research language arts by analyzing several holiday stories. For this character development lesson, students read A Christmas Carol and The Grinch Who Stole Christmas while identifying the characters, plot and settings.
4th - 5th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 102 Downloads
Philanthropy in A Christmas Carol
Students explore philanthropy in literature. In this cross curriculum literacy and character development lesson, students read A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens and note charitable acts described in the story. Students relate story elements such as theme, mood, character, vocabulary, and symbolism to philanthropy.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 3 Views 145 Downloads
A Christmas Carol Exploration
Seventh graders explore the history of Christmas by researching classic literature. For this holiday lesson, 7th graders read the story A Christmas Carol and discuss the tone of Charles Dickens' classic literary work. Students answer study questions about the story and take a quiz to demonstrate their understanding of the story.
7th Social Studies & History 5 Views 124 Downloads
Unit Lesson Plan: Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol
This lesson is designed to provide closing activities for A Christmas Carol. Four closing activities are provided, so you can pick and choose what would work best for your learners. The first activity asks learners to write a biography for Charles Dickens.
9th - 10th Language Arts 6 Views 80 Downloads
Character and Choices: Dickens' A Christmas Carol
Students read the novel, A Christmas Carol, and analyze the major story elements. They participate in many activities that explore the major theme of the consequences of our choices, and watch the George C. Scott movie version of the book.
9th - 12th Language Arts 3 Views 129 Downloads
Christmas Carol Project
Eighth graders create a researched presentation comparing and contrasting holiday celebrations from the period surrounding Charles' Dickens 'A Christmas Carol.' In this Christmas celebrations instructional activity, 8th graders discuss differences between the 1840s and the 21st century.
8th Language Arts 3 Views 49 Downloads
Formative Assessments: Dickens' A Christmas Carol
Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol provides the text for a formative assessment exercise designed for middle schoolers. Patterned on the AP exam, the packet includes a treasure trove of materials including answer keys, rationales, metadata, and attributes for each question, sample essays, and scoring guides for each essay prompt.
8th Language Arts 58 Views 259 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Germanic Music - Christmas Carols
Students learn German Christmas carols. In this Christmas music lesson, students learn Christmas carols in either German or English. They study the background of the songs and learn about Germanic Christmas traditions.
Pre-K - K Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 17 Downloads
Introduction to Victorian London and A Christmas Carol: Scrooge and Marley
Immerse your class in Dickens's London and classic story of A Christmas Carol. Here, a SMARTboard presentation and WebQuest build background of the setting for the novel (or the play A Christmas Carol: Scrooge and Marley.) Learning about the people and characteristics of Victorian England will allow readers to understand the context of the story, and help them to focus on the important plot and character details while reading.
7th - 8th Language Arts 3 Views 93 Downloads