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A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens (1843) - Literary Classics Novel Workbook

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What is the "Literary Classics Workbook Series"?

  • Our "Literary Classics Workbook Series" is unique among ELA: English-Language Arts offerings. 
  • Instead of acquiring a novel and a separate set of assignments to go with the novel, educators are able to offer an "all inclusive" package.
  • Included in the workbook is the complete text (unabridged) of a classic work of fiction.
  • Placed frequently throughout the text are questions ranging from basic recall to critical thinking.  Also included are more writing-intensive essay questions. 
  • Everything a student and teacher/parent needs to read, teach, and learn from a piece of classic literature is included in each workbook.
  • Traditional classroom teachers are able to assign extra reading to advanced students.
  • Homeschoolers are able to assign college-bound reading to their older, more independent children, freeing themselves to work more closely with their younger kids.
  • These literary classics workbooks are very convenient for students on the go, as well as for vacationers.
  • They are popular among homeschoolers, as well as among traditional junior and senior high school students who wish to spend their weekends, holidays, and summers better preparing for college admissions tests.

 

This workbook features the Victorian holiday classic 1843 English story A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens.  This is one of the most popular stories of all time.  Delight in Ebenezer Scrooge's transformation from "Bah-humbug" to "Merry Christmas."  And who can forget Tiny Tim?  "God bless us, every one!"

 

Why read the classics?                                

  • It's a proven fact that the more one reads, the better one understands the written word and the better one writes.  High school students taking college admissions tests who have read extensively inevitably earn higher scores. ·   
  • The classics offer some of the best examples of the written word.
  • "Cultural capital" - these are the books that are best known to Western civilization, the most discussed, and the most loved.  The plots, themes, characters, etc., from these books are sprinkled throughout life - from references in popular culture, to sophisticated dinner conversation, to college lecture halls, and beyond. 

 

Click here to view other titles in this series.

 

 

 
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September 29th, 2014
I used this first do an informal assessment of my student's reading comprehension and it turned out to be a great tool. Not only was I able to get a feel for where my students were at, they enjoyed the independent reading activity that was followed up [...]
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00043
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File Last Updated:
September 29, 2011
This title was added to our catalog on September 29, 2011.