A christmas carol by charles dickens

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A christmas carol by charles dickens

  1. 1. Complete this webquest on our story and learn moreabout Charles Dickens, Victorian times, and Ebenezer Scrooge! 1. Tiny Tim was a little boy who had an illness which made it difficult for him to walk without a crutch. What disease did he have? 2. When Scrooge is asked to donate money to the poor, he refuses and asks, “Are there no prisons? And Union workhouses?” What is a Union Workhouse? What was it like? What did they eat? (Be sure to visit both links for lots of information) 3. Plum Pudding and Smoking Bishop are two treats mentioned in A Christmas Carol. What are their main ingredients? What did they make it in? (Scroll down the left-hand side, you’ll find it) 4. Visit this website and select six or more important events in Charles Dickens’ life. Place the events on a timeline in correct order. 5. Create a list of at least 5 hardships that child laborers (Working Children) faced during Victorian Times. 6. Back then, parlor games where played at holiday gatherings. Scrooge watches as his nephew and guests play, “Twenty Guesses.” Explain how one of these games are played. 7. Once you have answered all of the above questions – print your answers and then click here for a surprise!!!

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