Introduction to ‘A Christmas Carol’

This resource contains three introductory activities for classes studying 'A Christmas Carol' by Charles Dickens.

A mind map activity is intended to activate any prior knowledge learners have about the story. There is also a short summary of the plot divided into paragraphs for sequencing.

Finally there is a collaborative activity focusing on traditional Christmas celebrations, comparing the festival described by Dickens with contemporary customs.

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On the right hand side of this page are a number of documents that you can download for free. Please note that the Teaching Notes and Resources can be found in the pdf document (the first item on the list), whilst the PowerPoint document(s) include(s) presentation(s) which you can display on your interactive board in your classroom.

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