To build historical context and an understanding of Dickens, use these 5 stations incorporating primary and secondary sources about the Industrial Revolution, Dickens' background, and Dickens' writing.
Get this haunting teaching unit for Charles Dickens's highly meaningful Christmas story, A Christmas Carol. 110+ pages of activities that are sure to engage middle school or high school English students. Chains Activity, Ghosts Activity, Plot, Conflict, Characters, Writing Journals, Pop Quizzes, Vocabulary, Figurative Language, Essay, Movie Comparison
This claims vs. statements sorting activity is such a fun and challenging way to help your students understand what a claim (or thesis statement) REALLY is. Your students will better understand this concept, think critically, and be prepared to write argumentative essays with this writing activity! (Great for middle school and high school students!)
In order to write fluent, complex pieces (both narrative and analytical), students need to be able to construct sophisticated, mature sentences. These PowerPoint presentations, handouts and worksheets will help in teaching these vital skills.