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A Christmas Carol

AWARD NOMINATED: EVERY LESSON FOR A CHRISTMAS CAROL! 20x fully differentiated and resourced lessons to prepare KS3 and KS4 students for AQA GCSE English Literature questions on Charles Dickens' classic novella. All created by Tes Bev Evans Award nominated author 2017. Includes the following lessons: 1) Historical context introduction 2) Stave one introduction 3) Stave one language analysis 4) Fred and Scrooge character analysis 5) Marley's Ghost 6) Marley's Ghost - language analysis 7) Marley's message 8) The Ghost of Christmas Past 9) Fezziwig 10) The Ghost of Christmas Past continued 11) Fan and Belle 12) The Ghost of Christmas Present 13) Writing to Argue - Writing an article on poverty 14) Writing to Argue continued 15) The Ghost of Christmas Present continued 16) Analysing key quotes 17) Essay writing preparation 18) Exam-style preparation 19) How Scrooge changes in Staves 5 and 6 20) Exam question review Keep checking your downloads as more and more resources will be added to this bundle.
A Christmas Carol - Stave 1Quick View

A Christmas Carol - Stave 1

A fully differentiated and resourced lesson that looks at the character of Scrooge in Stave 1 and helps students to develop an understanding of Victorian workhouses. Ideal preparation for KS3 and KS4 students preparing for GCSE-style tasks.
A Christmas Carol Huge Bundle!Quick View

A Christmas Carol Huge Bundle!

THIS BUNDLE CONTAINS ALL OF THE 'A CHRISTMAS CAROL' LESSONS, IN ADDITION TO THE 30-PAGE COMPREHENSION BOOKLET, THE KNOWLEDGE ORGANISER, AND THE POINTLESS GAME! This engaging, varied, and informative scheme of learning is designed to help students gain understanding, assessment skills, and key interpretations of Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol. Made up of a wide-range of interesting and exciting lessons, students should complete this scheme having gathered vital skills in: interpreting the significant meanings of the text, understanding the writer's ideas within the text, analysing key characters, settings, and themes, and understanding Dickens' language devices. Stimulating, visual, and easily adaptable, these lessons provide suggested learning objectives and outcomes for students of a wide-range of abilities - The vast majority of tasks are differentiated to allow for different abilities and needs in your classroom. Each lesson loosely follows this logical learning journey to ensure that students learn in bite-size steps: - Engaging - Defining/ Understanding - Identifying/Remembering - Analysing/ Creating - Peer or self evaluating. All of the lessons are interactive, employ a variety of different teaching and learning methods and styles, and are visually-engaging. Resources, worksheets, and lesson plans are all provided.
A Christmas Carol Revision BookletQuick View

A Christmas Carol Revision Booklet

A 49 page revision booklet with: - information on Dickens - information on context - Key extracts - tables to complete on themes - a key quote challenge - 10 practice questions - sentence starters for writing responses
A Christmas Carol - Marley's ghostQuick View

A Christmas Carol - Marley's ghost

A lesson on the significance of Marley's ghost. Can be used as a 'scavenger' or 'marketplace' type activity. Students to retrieve information on Marley's ghost using the worksheet attached and then complete their own exam style analysis. Writing frame and model included.
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A Christmas Carol - Context AQA

A series of resources designed to introduce KS4 to Charles Dickens, Victorian London and prepare them for a reading of A Christmas Carol. Makes overt references to AQA AOs and begins to include key quotes. Ideal for learners who are visually engaged through videos. Also includes activities similar to those found on the AQA language papers in order to reinforce language skills through literature study. Fully resourced and easy to print. All fonts and colours are dyslexia friendly. Ideal for mid-high ability but easily differentiated down for those who need more structure.
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A Christmas Carol - Exam Questions

This superb resource contains THIRTY sample exam questions for revising 'A Christmas Carol‘. It features 14 questions on characters, 11 on themes and 5 on techniques. These questions have been carefully designed to reflect the exact format and demands of the new AQA GCSE English Literature exam paper. These AQA ‘A Christmas Carol’ Resources can also be purchased individually: 14 ‘A Christmas Carol’ exam questions on characters 16 ‘A Christmas Carol’ exam questions on themes and techniques. These questions can be used both as class activities and as homework. They are also ideal for practice tests in the run-up to the exams. I hope these are helpful for you and instructive for your students – as always, I’d be delighted to hear any feedback you may have. I will be adding lots more GCSE revision resources to my shop so please check back regularly!
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A Christmas Carol Key Quotes

Key quotes along side a task differentiated by bronze, silver, gold - great as a revision tool for students to learn key quotes for exams.
A Christmas Carol Knowledge Organiser/ Revision Mat!Quick View

A Christmas Carol Knowledge Organiser/ Revision Mat!

This detailed and visually-appealing resource offers a complete reference point for students learning or revising Charles Dickens' 'A Christmas Carol.' It contains comprehensive sections on: - Context; - Chapter by Chapter Summary (with quotes); - Main Characters; - Themes; - Features of Structure; - Dickens' Literary Devices. Key words and ideas are underlined for easy reference. The resource is designed to be printed onto A3, and is provided as both a PDF and a Word version (so that you can edit if you want to). All images used are licensed for commercial use and are cited on a separate document (included).
A Christmas Carol GCSE Knowledge Organiser / Revision SheetQuick View

A Christmas Carol GCSE Knowledge Organiser / Revision Sheet

Excellent resource for teachers and students, designed for AQA GCSE. Fully editable and all on one A3 sheet so that it can be stuck into students' books. Contains: plot timeline; key quotes for each stave; form and structure; context; key characters; key themes. Can be used for planning a SOW or for revision.
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A Christmas Carol Mock Exam Questions - AQA

These are seven mock exam questions for A Christmas Carol AQA spec, designed to look exactly like the final exam paper. They are word docs not pdfs, so can be edited to suit a different text/question/extract. Useful for preparing pupils for exams, originally aimed at Y10, but will work for Y11 too.
A Christmas Carol: The Context of Victorian Britain!Quick View

A Christmas Carol: The Context of Victorian Britain!

This engaging and informative lesson students to make sustained and developed links between Dickens’ A Christmas Carol and its social and historical context. In particular, students learn about the harsh treatment of the poor in Victorian society, the selfishness and cruelty of those in power, and attitudes towards sin, religion, and the supernatural. The lesson explores how Dickens explores these ideas through the allegorical nature of the text. The lesson follows a step-by-step learning journey, in which children learn through: - Understanding key information about Charles Dickens, his life, and influences; - Researching and sharing key contextual understanding about the rich, poor, healthcare, and religion in the 19th Century; - Reading Stave 1 of 'A Christmas Carol' and identifying evidence of contextual influences; - Analysing how Dickens presents his views about the cruelty of 19th Century life through the opening of the text; - Peer assessing each other's learning attempts. Included is: - Whole lesson PowerPoint - colourful and comprehensive; - Extract - Chapter 1 of A Christmas Carol; - Template for researching 19th Century life (and completed answer sheet for teachers); - Analysis template with success criteria for creating well-structured responses; - Comprehensive lesson plan. There are also opportunities for group learning, peer assessment, and whole class discussion. This was originally taught to mixed ability year 10 groups, but can easily be differentiated for groups of different ages and abilities. All images are licensed for commercial use, and image rights are listed on the last page of the presentation.
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A Christmas Carol Revision Mat

A hand drawn revision resource I created for my Year 11 Middle set to help them remember key facts about the novel. I've used this A4 for the pupils but it was created A3 (could use in a classroom display perhaps). If useful, please have a look at my other items as I've made similar mats for Macbeth, An Inspector Calls, Romeo and Juliet and Punctuation and grammar. I'm hoping to make one for as many literature texts as possible so let me know in comments/reviews what you'd like one for and I'll put it to the top of my 'to draw' list!
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A Christmas Carol- Key Quotes Revision cards

This is designed for the GCSE English Literature specification. The quotes are sorted according to chapter and are arranged chronologically. Each quote comes with key points for analysis as well as which themes the quote can be used with. A very handy aid with the new closed book examinations.
Scrooge - A Christmas CarolQuick View

Scrooge - A Christmas Carol

Scrooge - A Christmas Carol: A fully differentiated lesson that focuses in on Staves 4 and 5 as Scrooge transforms from a selfish and greedy individual into a kind and caring person. Ideal for both KS3 and KS4 classes.
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A Christmas Carol: Plot Sequence

A list of key events in 'A Christmas Carol', originally used as a card sort but can also help with revision. Please take a look at my other resources in my TES shop, and on twitter @MissGOToole.