Christmas Carol Novel Unit - This Christmas Carol pack has everything you need while reading A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens. The focus is on the cause/effect essay which proves Scrooge changes throughout his experience. Other concepts covered in unit include persuasive techniques and letter writing, symbols, character analysis (traits), and note taking.
-Ghost Synonym Poster for display during reading of text
- Group Character Traits Poster Project describing Scrooge in Stave one of the text with instructions, rubric, and example.
-"Character Traits Symbol Examples” Posters used for class discussion of how symbols can represent character traits. One is provided without the written character traits to encourage student participation in discussion.
-Persuasion Technique notes handout
-Persuasive Letter Assignment with Instructions and rubric, including an optional advanced student copy
-Note Taking Graphic Organizer for cause/effect essay which students use while reading to collect information on Scrooge as he changes throughout the book. Once this chart is completed, including the textual evidence page, students are ready to use write their cause/effect essay.
-Essay Outline (guides students through process of turning their notes into an essay)
-Example Graphic Organizer and Essay show how to fill out the Note Taking Graphic Organizer and ultimately how to turn those notes into an essay.
-Cause/Effect Essay Rubric (one with optional grammar portion and one without)
-Internal Citation Handout
-Teacher Notes on events stave-by-stave including how each event changes Scrooge with quotes and page numbers taken from Globe Fearon Adapted Classics version of the text.
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