A Christmas Carol

Have you ever wanted to read an early edition of Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol? Experience the next best thing with an eBook version of the novel. From the haunting first words to the jolly send-off in the conclusion, the eBook connects readers with Dickens' masterpiece in an accessible format. 

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas
  • Assign to learners on their individual classroom tablets, and have them mark the page they left off on to pick back up on home electronics
  • Project select pages from the book to focus on important passages or literary details
  • Click on the description button to find options to download the eBook as a PDF
Classroom Considerations
  • Scanned novel is from 1911 and contains annotations from the last century that could be both interesting and distracting to learners
  • Auxiliary links are broken, but do not affect the reading experience
  • Navigation tool allows class members to choose if they'd rather scroll through the pages or flip through them
  • This resource is only available on an unencrypted HTTP website. It should be fine for general use, but don’t use it to share any personally identifiable information
Pros
  • An easy-to-read navigation guide flips the pages for readers as if they are reading a print edition
  • Color illustrations enhance the famous story
Cons
  • None