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159 resources with the concept charles dickens

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A Christmas Carol - The Story

For Students 5th - 8th Standards
Thirty-six pages familiarize scholars with the story and vocabulary of A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens. After reading and listening to an abbreviated version of the holiday tale learners show what they know about the sequence of...
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A Christmas Carol Study Guide

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
Bah! No need to make amends for an opportunity missed if you take advantage of a resource packet designed to accompany a viewing of the musical version of A Christmas Carol. Stuffed with goodies, with activities, exercises, worksheets,...
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A Christmas Carol Part One

For Students 8th - 12th Standards
Prepare for the ghosts of Christmas past, present, and future with an audio retelling of Charles Dickens' classic A Christmas Carol. As learners listen to Ebenezer Scrooge's dynamic journeys through time, they reflect on the story's...
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The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby: Study Guide

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
A study guide for the stage adaptation of Nicholas Nickleby by Charles Dickens introduces readers to the characters for the first time. A table of contents lays out the features of the guide, which includes information on the historical...
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A Victorian Christmas

For Students 8th - 12th Standards
In many ways, Victorian Christmas is alive and well today! Class members read an informative passage to learn more about traditional Christmas gifts, decorations, crackers, and visits from Santa Claus in nineteenth-century England—as...
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The Trial of Ebenezer Scrooge: Study Guide

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
In every version of A Christmas Carol, Scrooge ends up a better man, but does that mean he shouldn't have to pay for his mistakes? A study guide covering The Trial of Ebeneezer Scrooge puts the classic grumpy character in front of a...
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The Farndale Avenue Housing Estate Townswomen's Guild Dramatic Society's Production of "A Christmas Carol": Study Guide

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
What could be better than a play within a play? A study guide for "The Farndale Avenue Housing Estate Townswomen's Guild Dramatic Society's Production of 'A Christmas Carol'" has theater-goers share their thoughts on the comedic...
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A Christmas Carol: Study Guide

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens has delighted readers for generations. An in-depth study guide gives an overview of an adaptation of the classic story for the stage. Along with summaries of the plot and key characters, theater goers...
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The Victorians Pack

For Students 6th - 9th Standards
What was life like during the Victorian era? Images of crowded factories and lavish palaces may come to mind—and both would be accurate. Learn more about Britain during the 64-year reign of Queen Victoria with a series of informational...
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Great Expectations

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
A bildungsroman is a coming-of-age novel, and Great Expectations stands as one of the greatest examples of this genre. The classic text gets a more modern feel through an eBook version. Individuals read all about the life of Pip through...
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David Copperfield

For Students 7th - 9th Standards
With 64 chapters and 368,017 words, Charles Dickens' David Copperfield can prove to be a challenge for young readers. Help them out with a resource that not only provides the complete text but an audio version as well.
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David Copperfield: A Before, While, and After Reading Worksheet

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Keeping readers on track while reading the 64 chapters in Charles Dickens's David Copperfield can be a challenge. If readers are punctual and diligent, and respond to the instructional activity questions in order with determination, they...
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David Copperfield

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Don't let the length scare you away. An eBook version of David Copperfield contains all 1,307 pages of the story. This digital version of the classic coming-of-age novel follows the title character from childhood into adulthood, giving...
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Why Should You Read Charles Dickens?

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Prisons, orphanages, slums, workhouses. Such are the settings of Charles Dickens' novels. Why would anyone (except for literature teachers, perhaps) want to read these tales? Find out why with a short video that explores the allure of...
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Great Expectations

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Get to know Pip, Estella, and Mrs. Havisham a little better with a review worksheet on Great Expectations. Using clues listed below, learners complete a crossword puzzle that challenges them to remember details from Charles Dickens'...
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A Christmas Carol

For Students 8th - 12th Standards
Have you ever wanted to read an early edition of Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol? Experience the next best thing with an eBook version of the novel. From the haunting first words to the jolly send-off in the conclusion, the eBook...
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A Christmas Carol

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol may begin with the reminder of Marley's death, but it doesn't have to end with the last page of the book. Extend the reading into a crossword puzzle that includes clues about Jacob's accessories, the...
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Charles Dickens

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
How much do you know about the life of Charles Dickens? A thorough video discusses the author's professional successes and private failures with engaging animation and informative narration.
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Socratic Seminar for: A Christmas Carol

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
Socratic seminars are a great way to encourage the development of critical thinking, speaking, and listening skills. And Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol is a perfect text for such a seminar. Use the questions in the packet to...
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Beyond the Story: A Dickens of a Party

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
It's time to party like it's 1899! Incorporate a research-based celebration of the Victorian Era into your unit on A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens. After learners read the novella or view a production of the play, they craft a...
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Vocabulary Strategy for Charles Dickens’ Great Expectations

For Teachers 6th - 10th
Contumaciously, ignominiously, sagaciously. To dissuade readers from being transfixed by the erudite diction found in Great Expectations, class members engage in a desk-top teaching activity that asks them to not only find the definition...
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During Reading Strategy for Charles Dickens’ Great Expectations

For Teachers 6th - 10th
Readers create a literary scrapbook for one of the characters in Charles Dickens' Great Expectations and fill it with mementoes, journal entries, letters, etc. A great way to get kids to think about characterization.
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Great Expectations: Anticipation Guide

For Students 1st - 3rd
Expect great discussions of the concepts introduced by this guide that anticipates several of the themes in Charles Dickens' Great Expectations.
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Oliver Twist

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Middle schoolers demonstrate their ability to summarize by crafting a summary of a passage from Charles Dickens' Oliver Twist. Oh that Dickens should be so laconic.