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A Christmas Carol, a 200 page/slide Common-Core aligned complete Literature Guide for the original, unabridged novel by Charles Dickens. It can be used with or without Google Drive (Paperless OR Print and Go) This guide can be used as a Print and Go, but also utilizes Google Docs for Stave Questions, Google Slides for Story Elements and Grammar, and Self-Grading Assessments through Socrative. It has everything that you will need to teach and assess the novel. It is loaded with high rigor activities and assessments. ALL ANSWER KEYS ARE INCLUDED.
Included with the Digital Resources in this Guide:
A Christmas Carol Interactive Notebook - Digital for Google Classroom
Vocabulary through Quizlet.com
Chapter Questions for All Five Staves through Google Docs
Colorful Story Element Activities through Interactive Google Slides with Movable Parts
Self-Grading Digital Tests Through Socrative:
Stave 1 Quiz - 25 questions
Stave 2 Quiz - 25 questions
Stave 3 Quiz - 23 questions
Stave 4 Quiz - 20 Questions
Stave 5 Quiz - 20 Questions
A Christmas Carol Test (Final Test) - 45 Questions
Grammar Activities through Google Slides with Movable Parts (Bonus!)
BUYER NOTE - Although there are PLENTY of paperless Google activities in this bundle, the tests are paperless and self-grading through Socrative.com. Socrative is a FREE online site where teachers can launch quizzes which are self-grading. Teachers simply sign up with a user name and password, and then are able to launch the self-grading tests in this unit. They can even edit them to suit their needs in Socrative.
Included in this Print and Go Literature Guide:
Technology Advice and Pacing Guide
A Christmas Carol Poster Set - Coloring Book Pages for Bulletin Boards
How to Use This Guide
Sample Day by Day 3 week Calendar Schedule
Introductory and Informational Materials:
Biography on the author, Charles Dickens
Links to biographical videos
-Aligns with Reading Informational Common-Core Standards
Plot Summary (for teacher)
Digital Project Tour - London England in the 1800s.
Chapter questions and answers for all five staves!
Vocabulary Words, Definitions, and Links to Electronic Flashcards and Games
Vocabulary Quiz Part I
Answer Key to Vocabulary Quiz Part I
Vocabulary Quiz Part II
Answer Key to Vocabulary Quiz Part II
Spelling Quiz Part I
Answer Key to Spelling Quiz Part I
Spelling Quiz Part II
Answer Key to Spelling Quiz Part II
Speaking and Listening Skills:
(This is NOT Readers' Theatre. This product does NOT contain a play. The activity involves using the dialogue provided in the novel.)
-Aligns with Speaking and Listening Common Core Standards
Reading Literature Assessments:
Quiz Stave I (multiple choice)
Answer Key for Quiz Stave I
Quiz Stave II (multiple choice)
Answer Key for Quiz Stave II
Quiz Stave III (multiple choice)
Answer Key for Quiz Stave III
Quiz Stave IV (multiple choice)
Answer Key for Quiz Stave I
Quiz Stave V (multiple choice)
Answer Key for Quiz Stave V
Final Test (multiple choice/matching)
Answer Key Final Test
- Quizzes/Final Test Align with Reading Literature Common Core
Skill Building Activities and Worksheets:
Elements of Plot Activity – Definitions/Worksheet/Answer Key
Figurative Language Activity – Definitions/Worksheet/Answer Key
The Elements of a Story Activity – Definitions/Worksheet/Ans. Key
The Types of Sentences - Definitions/Worksheet/Answer Key
Smiley-Face Tricks Writing Activity – Definitions/Worksheet/An Key
Open-ended Response Writing Activity and Rubrics
Expository (Persuasive) Essay Writing Project and Rubrics
Narrative Writing Project and Rubrics
-Aligns with Writing Common Core Standards
The Eight Parts of Speech Grammar Activity Definitions/Worksheet/Answer Key
Direct and Indirect Objects Activity
Aligns with Language Common Core Standards
Recipe: Reindeer Cookies!
******* Included with the Google Drive Option:*************
8 interactive movable Google Slides for Story Elements of A Christmas Carol.
(to be used over and over again)
9 paperless Google Doc pages for questions (all 5 Staves)
ANSWER KEYS for both Google sets
6 Self-Grading Assessments through Socrative (150 questions)
42 interactive Google Slides for The 8 Parts of Speech
Educational Technology and Mobile Learning
Great for Google Drive, Google Classroom, Microsoft OneDrive, iPads, or a learning management system. Go paperless!
Learn about A Christmas Carol using interactive technology! This product is great for 1:1 learning, but can also be used as teacher lead activities.
What kind of resource is this?
--These are original educational technology and learning materials delivered by web based file sharing services, which operates in the internet cloud and allows you and your students to access, edit, and print files from any computer or mobile device. Don’t worry – it is VERY user friendly!
--Teacher Tutorial – includes the access link and how to use it in your classroom.
-- Microsoft OneDrive users can seamlessly use the digital interactive notebook by following the MS OneDrive step-by-step visual tutorial. This will only take minutes!
Common Core Standards utilized with this unit:
Reading Literature RL.1, RL.2, RL.3, RL.4, RL.5., RL.6, RL.7, RL.8, RL.9, RL.10
Reading Informational RI.1, RI.2, RI.3, RI.4, RI.5., RI.6, RI.7, RI.8, RI.9, RI.10
Writing W.2, W.3, W.4, W.5, W.7, W.8, W.9
Speaking and Listening SL.1A, SL.1B, SL.1C, SL.1D, SL.2, SL.3, SL.4, SL.5, SL.6
Language L.1A, L.1B, L.1C, L.1D, L.1E, L.6.4A, L.6.4B, L.6.4D, L.6.5A, L.6.5B, L.6.5C, L.6.5D
Skills tested include but are not limited to:
point of view
irony (verbal, situational, dramatic)
plot (exposition, conflict, rising action, climax, falling action, resolution)
type of conflict
cause and effect
figurative language (recognizing and explaining)
vocabulary in context
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Other novel guides with Google Drive option for use in Google Classroom include The Best Christmas Pageant Ever, A Christmas Carol, Anne Frank: The Diary of a Young Girl, The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe, and A Wrinkle in Time.
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A+ Literature Guides are made by a language arts teacher with 28 years of experience teaching language arts, as well as 12 years of experience writing state and national assessments that align with common core standards.