A Christmas Carol Teacher Resources
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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 70 Views 268 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Mystery Christmas Carols
Students 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
Unit Lesson Plan: Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol
This instructional activity 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 9 Views 83 Downloads
A Christmas Carol Chronology
Which comes first? The Ghost of Christmas Past, Present, or Future? What clues can readers use to establish the chronology of A Christmas Carol? The tale of Ebenezer Scrooge, Marley, and Tiny Tim provides the text for an activity that asks class groups to use logic, context clues, and transitions to unscramble and reorder the events in Dickens’ story.
6th - 8th Language Arts 21 Views 115 Downloads CCSS: Designed
A Christmas Carol: Discovering Treasures in Your Life
Students research language arts by analyzing several holiday stories. In this character development lesson plan, students read A Christmas Carol and The Grinch Who Stole Christmas while identifying the characters, plot and settings.
4th - 5th Visual & Performing Arts 5 Views 107 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 6 Views 146 Downloads
A Christmas Carol Exploration
Seventh graders explore the history of Christmas by researching classic literature. In 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
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 97 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 131 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 lesson, 8th graders discuss differences between the 1840s and the 21st century.
8th Language Arts 3 Views 49 Downloads
A Christmas Carol - Charles Dickens: Fun Trivia Quiz
This online quiz may be fun for readers to take on their own to self-assess basic understanding of Dickens' A Christmas Carol; however, the lack of rigor makes this questionable as a class assignment. These online, interactive quizzes can be made by anyone, so be sure to look closely at the questions and answers before using.
8th - 10th Language Arts 3 Views 13 Downloads