Short Essay Questions
The 60 short essay questions listed in this section require a one to two sentence answer. They ask students to demonstrate a deeper understanding of the text. Students must describe what they've read, rather than just recall it.
Short Essay Question - Chapter 1
1. How is London described in the opening of the novel?
2. Who is Jacob Marley, and what does the reader learn about him right away?
3. Who is Fred, and what happens when he comes to visit Scrooge?
4. Who are the two men that come to Scrooge's door, and what do they ask of him?
5. What is the conversation that transpires between Bob Cratchit and Scrooge about time off from work?
6. Why is Scrooge's workplace so cold?
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