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Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol Improving Standards in English through Drama at Key Stage 3 and GCSE

Written by Charles Dickens, Sir John Mortimer

Part of the Critical Scripts Series

Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol Improving Standards in English through Drama at Key Stage 3 and GCSE Synopsis

Perfect for pupils aged 11+, this stage version of Dickens' classic tale uses John Mortimer's much-loved dramatisation first produced by the RSC in 1994. This educational edition in Methuen Drama's Critical Scripts series has been prepared by national Drama in Secondary English experts Ruth Moore and Paul Bunyan. Building on a decade of highly effective work and publications endorsed by national organisations and supported by teachers and consultants across Britain, each book in the series: - meets the new requirements at KS3 and GCSE (2010) - features detailed, structured schemes of work utilising drama approaches to improve literary and language analysis - places pupils' understanding of the learning process at the heart of the activities - will help pupils to boost English GCSE success and develop high-level skills at KS3 - will save teachers considerable time devising their own resources. Dickens' tale of cold-hearted Ebenezer Scrooge has delighted generations of readers. This edition of the National Curriculum recommended author's work provides an engaging, active approach to studying the Literary Heritage and developing a range of reading, writing and speaking skills. Combining Mortimer's acclaimed adaptation with expertly written activities, this is the perfect edition for classroom use.

Book Information

ISBN: 9781408134863
Publication date: 25th March 2011
Author: Charles Dickens, Sir John Mortimer
Publisher: Methuen Drama an imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Format: Paperback / softback
Pagination: 144 pages

About Charles Dickens, Sir John Mortimer

Charles Dickens is a National Curriculum recommended author. Creator of Rumpole of the Bailey, Sir John Mortimer (1923-2009) authored more than 50 books, plays and scripts during his career as a barrister.

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