The BBC have published some great images of the first illustrations for A Christmas Carol.
This essay provides some additional insights into A Christmas Carol. It shouldn’t take long. There is a challenge task at the bottom. Please print in the resource centre at school.
Please learn the following spellings for next Wednesday 13th December:
1. compassion 6. personality
2. forgiveness 7. extravagance
3.isolation 8. transformation
4. redemption 9. epiphany
5. earnestness 10. rational
Mrs. Cullis’ classes Yr 9, 10 and 11 for Wednesday 6th. December
‘Tell me what man that was..’
‘The spirits have done it all in one night’.
(Scrooge)’…chuckled ’till he cried’
‘He went to church…’
‘Not a farthing less. A great many backpayments are included in it.’
Due 1st December
- ’beheld a solemn Phantom, draped and hooded, coming like a mist along the ground towards him’.
- ‘the very air…seemed to scatter gloom and mystery’.
- ‘his legs trembled beneath him’.
- ‘I fear you know more than any spectre I have seen’.
- ‘I know your purpose is to do me good and as I hope to live to be another man from what I was’.
1. “The Phantom slowly, gravely, silently approached.”
2.” When it came, Scrooge bent down upon his knee.”
3. “its mysterious presence filled him with a solemn dread.”
4. “I fear you more than any spectre I have seen.”
5. “Men’s courses will foreshadow certain ends.”
6. “I will honour Christmas in my heart, and try to keep it all the year.”
- Research 5 facts about how Christmas is treated today
- Use high level vocabulary
- Write it as an article
- Use full and varied punctuation
- Use the language techniques referenced – if you don’t know what they are, ask your teacher or better still, look them up!