Day 4

A Christmas Carol Lesson Plan

Classroom Activities

  1. 1

    A Picture is Worth a Thousand Words

    Kind of Activity:

    Mixed Media


    Close reading of images

    Common Core Standards:



    Split students into six groups. Have each group take a look at two of the original illustrations from Dickens' first edition, which are available here:

    Students should annotate the images using a program like Voicethread. As they annotate, students should consider in the questions:

    - What do they see in the images?

    - How do the images enhance or change the tone of the story? The characters?

    - Does anything surprise you in the...

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