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Problematic Situations For A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens
8th - 10th
Class members assume the role of one of the characters in Charles Dickens’ A Tale of Two Cities. Writing as that character, they defend a decision he/she made. Groups then are presented with problematic situations that parallel those of...
Why Should You Read Charles Dickens?
5 mins 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Prisons, orphanages, slums, workhouses. Such are the settings of Charles Dickens' novels. Why would anyone (except for literature teachers, perhaps) want to read these tales? Find out why with a short video that explores the allure of...
Test Your Reading Skills: The Novels of Charles Dickens 1
9th - 12th
B__ H__? M__ C__? From Bleak House to Martin Chuzzlewit. See how many of Dickens' titles your kids can identify. Whether used as individual or group competition, your expectations can be gerat even if participants fall on hard times.
Formative Assessments: Dickens' A Christmas Carol
8th CCSS: Adaptable
Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol provides the text for a formative assessment exercise designed for middle schoolers. Patterned on the AP exam, the packet includes a treasure trove of materials including answer keys, rationales,...
Literature Study Guide: Dickens' David Copperfield
9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Designed for homeschool, the graphic organizers, response to literature activities, writing prompts, study guides, a reading schedule, plot flow chart, and character map in this packet support a student-centered literature study of...
Vocabulary Study: A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens
7th - 9th CCSS: Adaptable
Like Scrooge, your language arts learners will not shut out the lessons you teach in a vocabulary activity based on Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol. Included in the packet is a variety of vocabulary activities and two AP-style writing...
A Christmas Carol - Charles Dickens: Fun Trivia Quiz
8th - 10th
This online quiz may be fun for readers to take on their own to self-assess basic understanding of Dickens' A Christmas Carol; however, the lack of rigor makes this questionable as a class assignment. These online, interactive quizzes...
Vocabulary Strategy for Charles Dickens’ Great Expectations
6th - 10th
Contumaciously, ignominiously, sagaciously. To dissuade readers from being transfixed by the erudite diction found in Great Expectations, class members engage in a desk-top teaching activity that asks them to not only find the definition...
The Second Best Known Christmas Story: Fun Trivia Quiz
9th - 12th
In addition to some reading comprehension questions, this online quiz also includes facts about the history of the novel and Charles Dickens. Content from this quiz may be covered as an introduction or pre-reading activity for the novel....
The Farndale Avenue Housing Estate Townswomen's Guild Dramatic Society's Production of "A Christmas Carol": Study Guide
9th - 12th CCSS: Designed
What could be better than a play within a play? A study guide for "The Farndale Avenue Housing Estate Townswomen's Guild Dramatic Society's Production of 'A Christmas Carol'" has theater-goers share their thoughts on the comedic...