Charles Dickens' Gabriel Grub--Christmas Readers Theater
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- Stage a Dickens-themed holiday pageant featuring his two best Christmas stories (A Christmas Carol and Gabriel Grub) framed by the story of his difficult upbringing (Escape from the Blacking House). Perfect for Zoomer's Theater or live stage production, this bundle is aimed at upper middle grade stuPrice $9.25Original Price $11.25Save $2.00
Long before Scrooge there was Gabriel Grub, the gravedigger. From Dickens' The Pickwick Papers, this eerie tale is a perfect compliment to the Christmas Carol story or a wonderful stand-alone Gothic holiday play. Enough parts for an entire class, or double up roles and stage it with as few as twelve. Suitable for reader's theater or a full stage production. Use it with grades 5 and up. (Warning: it may be too scary for younger students). Fully reproducible: original purchaser is licensed to print a class set each year for use in his or her own classroom.
FREE Google Forms comprehension quiz for this play is available elsewhere in my TpT store.
Want to see what 5th graders can do with this script? Visit my class webpage, DailyPlatypus.org, click on Performances, and then Gabriel Grub. After listening, you'll want to hear your kids do this play!