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258 reviewed resources for charles dickens

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Why Should You Read Charles Dickens?

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
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...
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Problematic Situations For A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens

For Teachers 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...
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Unit Lesson Plan: Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol

For Teachers 9th - 10th
This lesson is designed to provide closing activities for A Christmas Carol. Four closing activities are provided, so you can pick and choose what would work best for your learners. The first activity asks learners to write a biography...
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Literature Study Guide: Dickens' David Copperfield

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
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...
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Test Your Reading Skills: The Novels of Charles Dickens 1

For Students 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. 
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Charles Dickens

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
How much do you know about the life of Charles Dickens? A thorough video discusses the author's professional successes and private failures with engaging animation and informative narration.
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During Reading Strategy for Charles Dickens’ Great Expectations

For Teachers 6th - 10th
Readers create a literary scrapbook for one of the characters in Charles Dickens' Great Expectations and fill it with mementoes, journal entries, letters, etc. A great way to get kids to think about characterization.
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A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens

For Students 9th - 12th
In this A Tale of Two Cities study guide worksheet, students examine the Dickens novel and characters as they respond to 2 short answer questions before reading the novel, complete a graphic organizer as they read the novel, and respond...
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A Christmas Carol - Charles Dickens: Fun Trivia Quiz

For Students 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...
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Charles Dickens: A Tale of Two Cities

For Students 11th - 12th
Twenty questions challenge the reader of A Tale of Two Cities. Moving beyond mere reading comprehension, this quiz looks at biographical information and writing style as well as plot structure and action. Use at the end of the novel as a...
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Reading a Classic Novel

For Students 4th - 5th Standards
Charles Dickens offers an excellent example of sensory writing in this reading comprehension worksheet. Learners read excerpts from the novel Hard Times in which he describes the New England industrial city of Coketown. They consider why...
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Beyond the Story: A Dickens of a Party

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
It's time to party like it's 1899! Incorporate a research-based celebration of the Victorian Era into your unit on A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens. After learners read the novella or view a production of the play, they craft a...
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Vocabulary Study: A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens

For Teachers 7th - 9th Standards
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...
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The Farndale Avenue Housing Estate Townswomen's Guild Dramatic Society's Production of "A Christmas Carol": Study Guide

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
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...
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A Tale of Two Cities Quiz

For Students 11th - 12th
It was the hardest quiz, it was the easiest quiz - but really, it shouldn't be too difficult. Charles Dickens' A Tale of Two Cities is the focus of these ten multiple-choice questions. See how well your readers are paying attention!
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A Tale of Two Cities: Fun Trivia Fun

For Students 9th - 12th
See how carefully your pupils are doing their assigned reading. This challenging 15-question quiz on Charles Dickens' classic novel A Tale of Two Cities, tests the reader's ability to recall important information about the plot and...
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Great Expectations - Part 3 Study Guide

For Students 11th - 12th
Readers of Charles Dickens’ Great Expectations respond to fact-based and interpretative questions with evidence drawn from Part 3 of the novel to support their analyses. Although the study guide is designed for an honors class, it could...
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Great Expectations Quiz

For Students 2nd - 11th
Great Expectations by Charles Dickens is full of twists and turns! See if you can keep the book straight by answering these mostly multiple-choice questions about the characters and events.
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How Well Do You Know A Tale of Two Cities?

For Students 11th - 12th
Are you working on a Charles Dickens unit? Ten multiple-choice questions from A Tale of Two Cities will do the job checking reading comprehension. Use this resource as a quick diagnostic tool after reading the novel as a class.
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Antonyms and Comma Splices

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Though Charles Dickens was the master of comma splices, pupils often (unwittingly) adopt his style of writing without the practice necessary to make the stylistic choice. In this Six-Trait Writing lesson, they practice their conventions...
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Vocabulary Strategy for Charles Dickens’ Great Expectations

For Teachers 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...
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The Novels of Charles Dickens 1

For Students 8th - 12th
In this novels of Charles Dickens worksheet, students record the names of 15 novels by the author. The first letter of each word in each of the titles is provided.
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Literature Study Guides: Tale of Two Cities

For Students 8th - 10th
For homeschool or the classroom: graphic organizers, response to literature activities, writing prompts, study guides, a reading schedule, plot flow chart, and character map relevant to any reading task. Resource is designated for...
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A Christmas Carol Chronology

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Which comes first? The Ghost of Christmas Past, Present, or Future? What clues can readers use to establish the chronology of A Christmas Carol? The tale of Ebenezer Scrooge, Marley, and Tiny Tim provides the text for an activity that...

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