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6th Grade: The Prince & the Pauper (play)


Have you ever wished that you could switch places with someone else?  The Prince and the Pauper by Mark Twain is the story of a poor boy and a wealthy prince who switch places.

Read the digital version of the play here: The Prince & the Pauper

Watch a short film version here: Wishbone: The Prince & the Pauper

7th Grade: A Christmas Carol (play) — Victorian England Guided Research WebQuest

We will be reading the play A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens!  Please visit the following websites in order to learn more about the play and the setting of A Christmas Carol.   Read and view the materials at each site and answer the questions on the handout provided.

  1. The Origins of A Christmas Carol
  2. Street Life in London in the 19th Century
  3. Victorian Houses and Where Victorians Lived
  4. Inside Victorian Houses
  5. Poverty and Families in the Victorian Era
  6. A Christmas Carol Film Trailer (1938)
  7. Charles Dickens – An Animated Biography
  8. Can You Survive Victorian London?  Play this Game and Find Out!

Here’s a link to a digital copy of the play from our textbook: A Christmas Carol

Leave a comment below about one important or interesting thing you learned from reading and viewing these materials.