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A Christmas Carol

Written by Charles Dickens

A Christmas Carol is about a man called Scrooge. He is not a


nice man and has no friends and does not speak to his family.
The story is about what happens to Scrooge on Christmas Eve.

When he goes home from work he goes straight to bed and is


visited while he is asleep by 3 ghosts. The first ghost shows
Scrooge what he was like when he was a boy.

The second ghost shows Scrooge how unhappy he makes people


and the third ghost takes Scrooge into the future and shows him
what will happen if he does not change and become a better
person.

Scrooge decides he does not want to be a horrible person


anymore and the visits from the ghosts make him a better person.

Questions
1. What is the name of the story?
2. Who wrote A Christmas Carol?
3. Does Scrooge have any friends?
4. Is Scrooge a nice person?
5. How many ghosts visit Scrooge when he is asleep?
6. Do you believe in ghosts?
7. Look at the picture of Scrooge. Write sentences in your book
to describe him.
A Christmas Carol
Written by Charles Dickens

A Christmas Carol is about a man called Scrooge.

He is not a nice man and has no friends and does not speak to
his family.

The story is about what happens to Scrooge on Christmas Eve.

When he goes home from work he goes straight to bed and is


visited while he is asleep by 3 ghosts.

The first ghost shows Scrooge what he was like when he was a
boy. The second ghost shows Scrooge how unhappy he makes
people and the third ghost takes Scrooge into the future and
shows him what will happen if he does not change and become a
better person.

Scrooge decides he does not want to be a horrible person


anymore and the visits from the ghosts make him a better person.

Questions
1. What is the name of the story?
2. Is Scrooge a nice person?
3. How many ghosts visit Scrooge when he is asleep?
4. Do you believe in ghosts?
5. Look at the picture of Scrooge. Write sentences in your book
to describe him.
A Christmas Carol
Written by Charles Dickens

A Christmas Carol is about a man called Scrooge. He is not a


nice man and has no friends and does not speak to his family.
The story is about what happens to Scrooge on Christmas Eve.

When he goes home from work he goes straight to bed and is


visited while he is asleep by 3 ghosts. The first ghost shows
Scrooge what he was like when he was a boy.

The second ghost shows Scrooge how unhappy he makes people


and the third ghost takes Scrooge into the future and shows him
what will happen if he does not change and become a better
person.

Scrooge decides he does not want to be a horrible person


anymore and the visits from the ghosts make him a better person.

Find the words


Look at the words and say them out loud. What do you think
they mean?

nice friends family

work boy future

horrible

Now find these words and underline them.


December the 25th

What do you do on December the 25th?

Many people in England celebrate Christmas on


December the 25th. It is a religious celebration and
also a day that people give presents to each other.

People also decorate Christmas trees in December


and have a roast dinner on December the 25th.

What food do you think people eat in a roast dinner?


Can you name these foods?

Parsnips cauliflower roast potatoes


brussel sprouts gravy Yorkshire puddings
December the 25th

What do you do on December the 25th?

Many people in England celebrate Christmas on


December the 25th. It is a religious celebration and
also a day that people give presents to each other.

People also decorate Christmas trees in December


and have a roast dinner on December the 25th.

What food do you think people eat in a roast dinner?


Can you name these foods?

What does the word vegetarian mean?