A Christmas Carol: Study Guide

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A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens has delighted readers for generations. An in-depth study guide gives an overview of an adaptation of the classic story for the stage. Along with summaries of the plot and key characters, theater goers participate in discussion activities and complete a writing assignment to break down the classic narrative.

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CCSS: Designed
Instructional Ideas
  • Find the listed vocabulary words in the original version of the text to learn their meaning in context
  • Conduct a mini research project on the time period, using the historical documents in the packet as a starting point
Classroom Considerations
  • Designed to accompany a stage production of A Christmas Carol
  • Includes links to supplemental resources related to the novel
  • Shares background information to help learners understand more about the theater
  • Changes the story to feature different characters who portray multiple characters from the original story, making it confusing to compare to the actual novel
  • Lacks a script or link to a performance to use if unable to attend a live performance
Common Core