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A Christmas Carol Teacher Resources
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In this vocabulary building activity for, A Christmas Carol, students develop mastery of a set of vocabulary words from the selection. Students develop their own definitions of the word, then compare their definition to the dictionary definition. Students use synonyms and antonyms to complete analogies and form sentences. In the last activity, students unscramble words to complete a thought.
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.
For use with Charles Dickens' classic A Christmas Carol, this activity gives learners words in context so they can generate their own definitions of each and compare those to the dictionary definitions. They determine synonyms and antonyms and use the words in analogies and sentences.
Students explore philanthropy in literature. In this cross curriculum literacy and character development instructional activity, 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.
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.