The Farndale Avenue Housing Estate Townswomen's Guild Dramatic Society's Production of "A Christmas Carol": Study Guide

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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 adaptation of Charles' Dickens classic tale. Information within the guide includes a summary of the play and its characters, as well as details about the history of the classic text and post-performance lesson plan, which involves writing an adaptation of the tale.

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CCSS: Designed
Instructional Ideas

  • Read another short story by Charles Dickens and compare the style with "The Pair of Gloves" included in the guide
  • Watch a video version of "A Christmas Carol" listed in the supplemental resources section and ask similar questions to those in the lesson plan
Classroom Considerations

  • Additional standards appear on the cover page of the study guide
Pros

  • Lesson plan appears in a standard format, including detailed objectives and step-by-step instructions
  • Offers both pre- and post-performance activities    
Cons

  • Teachers may have difficulty accessing the performance referenced in the guide