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.
This book features in the following series: Critical Scripts, Methuen Drama Critical Scripts .
This book is suitable for Key Stage 3. KS3 covers school years 7, 8 and 9, and ages 12-14 years. A key stage is any of the fixed stages into which the national curriculum is divided, each having its own prescribed course of study. At the end of each stage, pupils are required to complete standard assessment tasks. This book is aimed at children in secondary school.
There are 144 pages in this book. This is a play book. This book was published 2011 by Bloomsbury Publishing PLC .
Charles Dickens (1812-1870) was an English writer and social critic who is generally regarded as the greatest novelist of the Victorian period. Martin Travers is a dramatist based at Glasgow's Citizens Theatre where he is head of Learning and TAG Theatre Company. Theresa Breslin is a popular Carnegie medal winning author, critically acclaimed for over thirty books, whose work has been filmed for television dramatised on radio. Paul Bunyan is a Drama Education consultant and chair of NATE's drama committee Ruth Moore is a Deputy Headteacher with many years of Leadership and Drama and English teaching experience. 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.
This book contains the following story:
A Christmas Carol
Dickensian London is brought to life in Charles Dickens' tale of A Christmas Carol, where Ebenezer Scrooge is forced to take stock of his life with the help of the ghosts of Christmas Past, Christmas Present and Christmas Future. Will he stay a stingy, sad, lonely old man or will he mend his ways and find happiness and company with his fellow men?