A Christmas Carol Novel Study Unit: Printable AND Paperless PLUS Readers Theater

A Christmas Carol Novel Study Unit: Printable AND Paperless PLUS Readers Theater
A Christmas Carol Novel Study Unit: Printable AND Paperless PLUS Readers Theater
A Christmas Carol Novel Study Unit: Printable AND Paperless PLUS Readers Theater
A Christmas Carol Novel Study Unit: Printable AND Paperless PLUS Readers Theater
A Christmas Carol Novel Study Unit: Printable AND Paperless PLUS Readers Theater
A Christmas Carol Novel Study Unit: Printable AND Paperless PLUS Readers Theater
A Christmas Carol Novel Study Unit: Printable AND Paperless PLUS Readers Theater
A Christmas Carol Novel Study Unit: Printable AND Paperless PLUS Readers Theater
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Top Quality at a Fair Price for Teachers - A Christmas Carol, a 200 page Common-Core aligned complete Literature Guide for the original, unabridged novel by Charles Dickens. It is printable, but also includes paperless links for Google classroom. Both versions are included with your purchase.

***UPDATE - I just added a full readers theater play which covers ALL five staves!

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. ALL ANSWER KEYS ARE INCLUDED.

Included with the Digital Resources in this Guide:
A Full Readers Theater Play covering all five staves

A Christmas Carol Interactive Notebook - Digital for Google Classroom (3 Notebooks)

Vocabulary through Quizlet.com

Chapter Questions for All Five Staves through Google Docs as Interactive Notebook #1

Colorful Story Element Activities through Interactive Google Slides with Movable Parts as Interactive Notebook #2

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

(Final Test) - 45 Questions

Grammar Activities through Google Slides with Movable Parts as Interactive Notebook #3 (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:

Chapter questions and answers for all five staves!

Vocabulary Development:

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:

Dialogue Reading

(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

Writing Skills:

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

Grammar Skills:

The Eight Parts of Speech Grammar Activity Definitions/Worksheet/Answer Key

Direct and Indirect Objects Activity

Definitions/Worksheet/Answer Key

Aligns with Language Common Core Standards

Recipe: Reindeer Cookies!

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:

recall

inferences

predictions

point of view

theme

symbolism

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

summarizing

main idea

flashback

foreshadowing 

Are you planning on viewing the movie with your class as well?

Check out A Christmas Carol Movie Guide by Teacher Travis

Press the links below to purchase other A+ Literature Guides:

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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