A Christmas Memory
Students think about and remember a special Christmas they had with their family when they were younger. They write an essay using vivid descriptions that appeal to the senses.
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Socratic Seminar for: A Christmas Carol
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...
7th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Intermediate Level Christmas ESL Lesson Plan
Teach your English language learners about Christmas with a holiday lesson. Pupils read a brief informational text and complete a series of related activities that cover reading comprehension and vocabulary. They then discuss holidays...
3rd - 10th English Language Arts
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow's Christmas Bells
Students read and analyze the anti-slavery poem, "Christmas Bells" by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. They discuss the content and form of the poem, write an essay, write an original poem, examine how this anti-slavery poem was converted...
6th - 12th English Language Arts
A Christmas Carol Educator Resource Guide
Heed Charles Dickens' warning of misusing one's life from A Christmas Carol and don't miss the opportunity offered by a resource that prepares learners for this epic tale. Packed with information and lesson ideas, the guide offers...
4th - 12th English Language Arts
A Christmas Carol: Fun Trivia Quiz
Online quizzes can be fun for testing reading comprehension; however, this Fun Trivia quiz on A Christmas Carol does not have the rigor necessary for a class assignment. Instead, you may want to suggest your readers take it on their own...
7th - 10th English Language Arts
Truman Capote: Other Voices, Other Rooms
Students read and analyze Truman Capote's autobiographical short story, "A Christmas Memory." They discuss writing styles, conduct Internet research on Truman Capote, write a book review, and write a short story based on one of Truman...
7th - 12th English Language Arts
'Twasn't the Night Before Christmas
Students describe the elements that make up particular writers' styles. Small groups then choose an author, write something in his or her style, and invite other groups to play 'literary detective' in identifying whose style they have...
6th - 11th English Language Arts