Day 5

A Christmas Carol Lesson Plan

Classroom Activities

  1. 1

    DIY Adaptation

    Kind of Activity:

    Group Work

    Objective:

    Create a dramatic adaptation of A Christmas Carol

    Common Core Standards:

    CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.CCRA.SL.1, CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.CCRA.R.2

    Structure:

    Split students into three groups. Ask each group to create its own dramatic adaptation of the visitation of one of three spirits. Groups can choose any format they want; they can create a podcast, do a live theater adaptation, or create a puppet show, for example. Provide students with a worksheet in which they can brainstorm ways to make their adaptation vivid, compelling and accessible. For example, they might make their presentation vivid by including costumes,...

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