Visual Vocabulary for A Christmas Carol

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A Christmas Carol - Vocabulary

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In this activity, students can create vocabulary boards using the context clues from the book to depict their understanding of the words. They can also depict the meaning of the words without pictures or use the words in another context.

Choose from the list of vocabulary words below (all of which can be found in Dickens' A Christmas Carol). Use the storyboards to create a visual definition of the word.


A Christmas Carol Vocabulary

  • implore
  • morose
  • humbug
  • ponderous
  • deliquesce
  • covetous
  • propriety
  • facetious
  • reconcile
  • destitute
  • sordid
  • donned
  • doffed
  • bedlam
  • meager
  • threadbare
  • apparition
  • capacious
  • misanthropic
  • penitent
  • recumbent


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Student Instructions

Demonstrate your understanding of the vocabulary words in A Christmas Carol by creating visualizations.


  1. Choose three vocabulary words from the story and type them in the title boxes.
  2. Find the definition in a print or online dictionary.
  3. Write a sentence that uses the vocabulary word.
  4. Illustrate the meaning of the word in the cell using a combination of scenes, characters, and items.
    • Alternatively, use Photos for Class to show the meaning of the words with the search bar.
  5. Save and submit your storyboard.

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