Victorian Era Day Materials
Would you be able to survive Charles Dickens's London? Take your best shot! http://www.bbc.co.uk/arts/multimedia/dickens/dickens.swf
Scrooge's Ghostly Adventure Online Board Game: http://www.dan-dare.org/FreeFun/Games/CMTVMore/AChristmasCarol2/AChristmasCarol2.htm
Mickey's Christmas Carol What is similar and what is different when comparing what you read to what you see in this film adaptation.When you are finished the games, please move on to the below activity.
As you know, Christmas Cards were made popular in Victorian England. Now it’s your turn to craft your own holiday card!
· Design a greeting post card to “send” to a friend. It can be a holiday card (Christmas, Hannukah, New Year) or simply a “Happy Winter Break” card.· Make sure it is neat, colorful, and shows evidence of effort.· Write a short message to your friend using Victorian language. Your message should be at least 3 sentences.
· Be sure to SIGN YOUR FIRST AND LAST NAME
· Give your postcard to your friend for a happy holiday/winter break message.Victorian Era Words and Phrases <---- Use this link to open up a resource document of words and phrases to use in your card.Card Format <---- Use this link to open up the card template. You should type your message into the top portion and don't forget to insert a short phrase into the center of the picture at the bottom. You will need to then rotate that text box so that when you print it will fold into a postcard.
Example Message (see if you can figure it out!)
You’ll never believe it! I was walking to the lushery when I saw a chavy chanting lay. Suddenly a cove took off his crabshells and threw ‘em at him! A beak ran over an d immediately arrested him; glocky fool! Anyhow, merry holidays! Happy New Year!Charles Dickens and Victorian London Background MaterialsAcrostic Directions1900 House DirectionsAdvanced Materials for A Christmas Carol the novel. (Be sure to look below at "All Classes' Materials. Some documents will be there.)The novel online --> http://web.archive.org/web/20080825120326/http://etext.lib.virginia.edu/toc/modeng/public/DicChri.htmlStave I:Stave II:Stave III:Stave IV:Stave V:Academic Materials for A Christmas Carol the play (Be sure to look below at "All Classes' Materials. Some documents will be there.)Stave I:Stave III:(This does NOT contain the additional FYIs and questions as the original handed out in class. Please see a classroom copy to make sure you are doing the assignment completely)Stave IV:Stave V:All Classes' MaterialsIntroduction:Stave I:Stave II:Comparing Carols Stave II Chart (We viewed Mickey's Christmas Carol Stave II and George C. Scott)Stave III:Stave IV:Scrooge Character Analysis BookletVideo on Theme: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r4LTUg1-s4ECharles Dickens and Edgar Allan PoeThe Raven with vocabulary assistance: http://www.teachersfirst.com/lessons/raven/st1.cfmThe Simpson's Raven: http://dotsub.com/view/58591756-7128-488c-bfe9-22463d46d907