Students will love writing a parody of "Twas the Night Before Christmas using characters and events from Dickens' A Christmas Carol! This engaging activity will get your students writing and promotes higher-level thinking. The activity begins with a mini lesson on "What is a Parody?" accompanied by a video example of a parody of the Christmas carol, Winter Wonderland. Students will label rhyme scheme and use poetry stanzas and rhyme scheme.
2 - Teacher Guides with instructions on presenting the lesson
1 - Video link example of a parody
1 - Student poem worksheet
2 - Student writing papers
1- Alternate parody worksheet in the event a school or district does not permit Santa themes