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A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens

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Dickens' life - writing his childhood diary
Students write three different diary entries, from three moments  … read more
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How well do you know 'A Christmas Carol'?
20 questions for students to answer after they have read the  … read more
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'A Christmas Carol' starter activities
A series of 20 short starters for 'A Christmas Carol'. A mixture  … read more
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Practice exam question with notes - A Christmas Carol
A detailed resource guiding teachers through a sample question.  … read more
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Practice exam question using an extract from 'A Christmas Carol'
An AQA Literature exam style question focusing on Scrooge's attitude  … read more
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Quiz time
A fun quiz covering all five staves of the text.  … read more
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AQA exam style question: ghosts and the supernatural
Using an extract from Stave 4 students explore the presentation  … read more
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AQA exam style question: How does Scrooge change?
Using an extract from Stave 5, students answer an AQA exam style  … read more
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Question grid
Based on higher order questioning, students roll a dice or pair  … read more
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Reading and writing tasks
A selection of reading and writing tasks based on extracts from  … read more
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AQA practice exam question: the presentation of time
An extract based question suitable for students following the  … read more
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Practice exam questions for AQA English Language
Eight extracts from 'A Christmas Carol', each with four exam  … read more
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Grouping quotations into themes
Students colour code quotations to match themes. Quotations are  … read more
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Attitude to Christmas
Students compare Scrooge's and Fred's attitudes to Christmas  … read more
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Practice exam question using an extract from 'A Christmas Carol'
A practice exam question written for students sitting the WJEC  … read more
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Exploring sample extracts
This resource looks at two sample extracts in preparation for  … read more
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Dickens' language
Students make a dice with key language features, then find examples  … read more
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Practice exam questions
Two exam style questions with extracts suitable for students  … read more
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Structured essay question
Students plan an essay answer with detailed support and starter  … read more
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Themes
Students explore the themes in the text, allocating quotes to  … read more
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Character profiles
Students create profiles for the main characters. Prompts for  … read more
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Exam practice
Students are given a practice exam question and supporting activities  … read more
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Stave by stave
A selection of tasks and comprehension questions relating to  … read more
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Pre-reading activities
A number of activities for students to complete before reading,  … read more
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An exam style practice question for WJEC
An exam style question (for WJEC English Literature Unit 2) based  … read more
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How does Scrooge change?
A beautifully illustrated resource in which students analyse  … read more
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A Christmas Carol storyboard
A handy storyboard template for students to complete. The first  … read more
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Pre-reading webquest
Students answer guided questions to research the social and historical  … read more
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Andrew Moore's study guide to A Christmas Carol
A detailed commentary of the novel. Originally published on  … read more
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Scrooge!
Focuses on Dickens' presentation of Scrooge. Includes a crunched  … read more
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A tight-fisted hand at the grindstone
Task sheet looking at Dickens' descriptions of Squeers and Scrooge  … read more
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