This PowerPoint on Charles Dickens, A Christmas Carol, begins with a brief background on the life of Dickens and continues with a brief background of the story. The remainder of the presentation features the author's photographs of life-size vignettes of the story. These vignettes have been a popular Christmas tradition in Philadelphia for decades, and they are currently housed in Macy's Department Store. The vignettes portray the story in order featuring all of the familiar characters - Scrooge, Cratchit, Tiny Tim, Jacob Marley, the ghosts and more. It can easily be adapted for a variety of grades.