Written by Mary B. Collins
Essentially a complete teacher's guide and novel unit, this LitPlan Teacher Pack includes lesson plans and reproducible student materials for A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens.
18 Daily Lessons
Short answer study questions
Multiple choice quiz questions
Vocabulary worksheets for each reading assignment
3 detailed writing assignments
Individual and group activities
Critical thinking discussion questions
5 unit tests (2 short answer, 2 multiple choice, 1 advanced)
Review puzzles & games
Bulletin board ideas
Reproducible student materials
A Few Additional Notes
There are three writing assignments in this unit, each with the purpose of informing, persuading, or expressing personal opinions. The detailed writing assignment sheets guide students through the assignments. The first assignment is to inform: each student writes a report detailing exactly what he/she did for and contributed to the group project. The second assignment is to express personal opinions: students have a choice of various assignments, using either fact or fiction, to express their own opinions about their own towns or cities. The third assignment is to persuade: students compare and contrast their own cities/towns with either Paris or London and either persuade a person who lives in Paris or London to come to their city to live or persuade a friend to move with them to Paris or London.
In the group project, half the students will be from Paris and half from London. Students will study their cities throughout the unit and prepare presentations.
These materials are geared for whole class use but are very easily adapted for independent study work, lit circles or book groups, home school use, or tutoring. If you have never taught this book before, this manual will give you a great foundation of materials on a variety of levels. If you have taught this book before, you might like to know that many veteran teachers have told us they have found our LitPlan Teacher Pack manuals to be much more thorough and more helpful than other materials they have used.
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