The timely and relevant themes of A Christmas Carol are greed, charity, guilt, kindness, generosity, and goodwill. Your students will love this Christmas activity -great story for the winter holidays that does not stress religion. The story focuses on one of the most famous dynamic characters, Ebenezer Scrooge.
Written by author, Charles Dickens. There are several versions of the tale. This resource provides you with links to the play version, the full text, a free audio book, and a YouTube search link with several video versions. There is also teacher notes, lesson, and the answer key for everything!
Appropriate for several grades, due to the appeal, range of vocabulary, and versions available. The can be modified by guided practice, abbreviated assignment, read aloud, pair work, and mini lessons.
Comprehension Skills and Strategies: Vocabulary in Context, Theme, Character, Drawing Conclusions, Author Background, Setting, Plot Elements, Symbolism, Textual Evidence.
A Christmas Carol will bring enthusiasm to your common core literacy lessons. Your lessons will thrive with the interactive notebook style of the flip book. Great alternative to the run-of-the-mill reading comprehension novel study guide. Great for Center Task / Differentiation -Class Discussion -Fast Finishers and Review.
3 Pop Up cutout printables
15 Comprehension Questions
Symbolism Chart Fill in with Quotes
2 pages- Plot Diagram Elements
1 page -Charles Dickens, background, and setting
2 page- Characters Fill In (Scrooge and the Three Ghosts)
Teacher Lesson Notes and the answer key for everything!
Flip Book Directions
Directions are clear and explicit.
Here is a digital escape room for A Christmas Carol:
• DIGITAL ESCAPE ROOM, A CHRISTMAS CAROL, CHARLES DICKENS, FUN FOR THE HOLIDAYS!
More great holiday themed ELA resources:
• THE GIFT OF THE MAGI, BY O.HENRY SHORT STORY LITERATURE GUIDE FLIP BOOK
• COLLABORATIVE WRITING USING SONG LYRICS: STORY STARTERS FOR WINTER HOLIDAYS
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