Essentially the story has an underlying theme of preparation. Are there any other books like alice in wonderland or the wonderful wizard of oz, where a young child ends up in a fantasy land and meets with lots of unique characters and situations. You may find these questions useful for book club discussions, to help you with your studies, or to help with any discussion of the book. This, probably the most popular childrens story of all time, is said to have been invented for alice liddell, daughter of the dean of christ church, during a rowing trip on 4th july 1862. Dodgson was born january 27, 1823, as the third in a family of. Read chapter 5 of alice in wonderland by lewis carroll. A unit study in twelve parts alice in wonderland by lewis carroll is a great choice for a high interest literature unit study. Verdict this ecologically themed homage to alice in wonderland crossed with high school. After alice tumbles down a mysterious rabbit hole, she finds herself in a strange land where everyone is. For over 125 years john tenniels superb illustrations for alices adventures in wonderland have been the perfect complement to lewis carrolls timeless story. Carrolls alice in wonderland by martens fulllength play. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Lewis carrolls books alices adventures in wonderland 1865 and through the. Full of references to text messaging and social media, the play imagines a presentday alice encountering the wonderland so many of us treasure.
Elizabeth is an interior designer living in new york with a routine of morning meditations. Thriftbooks sells millions of used books at the lowest everyday prices. Once at the bottom she explores a new and strange world where nothing is as. Squashed and nicely abridged books alice in wonderland. The horror of this novel is really more the horror of the everyday. No greater books for children have ever been written.
If there was one thing id learned so far in high school, it was this. Alice follows the white rabbit down the rabbit hole into wonderland, where she meets a cornucopia of strange creatures. Alice in wonderland junior high school and senior high school students must read masterpiece series 1988 isbn. Discover dame vivian westwoods alice in wonderland illustrations in a special 150th anniversary edition book. It is illustrated throughout by sir john tenniel, whose drawings for the books add so much to the enjoyment of them. For this project we watched two of our favorite disney movies. Alices adventures in wonderland lesson plans for teachers.
However, although popular with both children and adults because of its whimsical characters with their unique personalities, alice in wonderland is not in any way a childrens book. I own a cop of in wonderlandthrough the looking glass. Dodgson was a mathematics lecturer at oxford university, a logician and pioneer photographer who delighted in puzzles and nonsense stories. To start with, his proper name is reverend charles lutwidge dodgson. Since its publication 150 years ago, alices adventures in wonderland has kept a powerful grip on the public imagination. One rabbit hole wasnt big enough to hold all the readers who gathered to discuss the perennially popular childrens classic alice s adventures in wonderland by lewis carroll.
Alice is a high school girl who has adventures and encounters people such as chess katz, who has a wonderful smile. Shop for alice in wonderland book online at target. A caterpillar gives advice, the mad hatter and march hare are always at tea time, and the queen of hearts continually cries, off with her head. The length of this play can be cut for time restrictions. The manuscript on which the published story was based. Queen of hearts by colleen oakes, insanity by cameron jace, splintered by a. Tweedledum and tweedledee, the mad hatter, the cheshire cat, the red queen and the white rabbit all make their appearances, and are now. Ouran high school host club is a japanese romance and comedy anime. A classic tale of adventure, magic, and madness, the original story has seen a resurgence in popularity in recent years, ever since tim burtons twisted movie edition hit screens big as small in 2010. I received a copy of the book free through the good reads first reads program. Alice in wonderland questions for study and discussion. Alice in wonderland stained glass coloring book dover stained glass coloring book and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at. I also loved the other characters, they were an entertaining bunch funny and mysterious.
First published in 1865, lewis carrolls alice in wonderland was an immediate success and has remained one of the bestknown english childrens books. With an introduction and notes by michael irwin, professor of english literature, university of kent at canterbury. Literature and publications literary retellings and sequels. The theme was alice in wonderland and would help them to work in groups to organise the fundraising events and to raise the budget they needed for their school trip. Alice in wonderland high was a clever retelling of the story. This post contains affiliate links alices adventures in wonderland was written in 1865 by charles lutwidge dodgson, a well known mathematician, scholar, and author. Alice in wonderland high by rachel shane goodreads. The notion that this elderly dame and the sevenyearold of the books were one and the same person took root in received opinion, and there it. This classic childrens story recounts the adventures of alice liddell, a young girl who falls asleep and suddenly finds herself in an odd world filled with crazy creatures and nonsensical language. Fans of lewis carrolls alice in wonderland book series will have plenty to absorb them. There are 41 fundraising activities for students, some simple, some requiring a bit more input.
The cheshire cat says everyone in wonderland is mad, and therefore alice must be. Buy alice in wonderland grimm fairy tales presents. Follow a girl named alice down the rabbit hole into a place of wonder where oddities, logic and wordplay rule supreme. This particular one, however beautiful, the pages have fallen to oxidation, which is unfortunate. The goal of this program is to attract women to physics by getting high school students involved in research over the summer before they make decisions about colleges, i. The alices adventures in wonderland lesson plan contains a variety of teaching materials that cater to all learning styles. In the opening scene of this story alice is a young girl living in the country and becomes bored by her sister sitting out in the open field quietly reading. Carroll, the new kid in town discovers that wonderland high is not your typical high school in this buoyant new musical. A delightful visit with some of the characters alice meets in her adventure in wonderland. The alice in wonderland program is an outreach program of the advanced atomic design group at the university of texas at austin, led by professor alex demkov. Alice in wonderland high was an enjoyable read, with writing i immediately connected with and a good retelling of alice in wonderland, something we havent quite seen before in ya. Our students and audiences loved alice in wonderland. Suzanne gordon, lanier high school, sugar hill, ga.
Alices adventures under ground alices adventures in wonderland through the looking glass the hunting of the snark the nursery alice as a bonus, you will also find a chapter from through the looking glass that was lost for more than 100 years. Here you will find the alice in wonderland complete collection. Disneys 1951 classic animated film alice in wonderland. This was not an encouraging opening for a conversation. Nonsense and logic in literature karlene mcgowen pershing middle school twas brillig, and the slithy toves. Alice in wonderland books for all ages pan macmillan. We personally assess every books quality and offer rare, outofprint treasures. Alices adventures in wonderland and through the looking. Alices adventures in wonderland hardcover books inc.
Meditations in wonderland by anna patrick october 6th, river grove books i cannot attest to the whether or not this book is a great adaptation of alice in wonderland, but the description certainly has me interested. For readers aged 0 3 years busy alice is a perfect introduction, for young children, to lewis carrolls magical story alices adventures in wonderland. Take young readers down the rabbit hole with books like the nursery alice. While the writing is serviceable, the book lacks relatable characters and engaging plot points. Alice in wonderland alices adventures in wonderland is a famous and beloved childrens classic by lewis carroll. Tweedledum and tweedledee, the mad hatter, the cheshire cat, the red queen and the white rabbit all make their appearances, and are now familiar figures in. Starting at the middle school level, experts say, there are plenty of.
The 4 best alice in wonderland inspired books alice in wonderland is near and dear to many readers hearts. I loved the protagonist alice, she was smart and likeable, but also flawed. This edition is a wonderful highquality version, the first to reproduce tenniels exquisite drawings from prints taken directly from the original wood engravings. The full texts of the alice in wonderland books, quotes, summaries, and the script from the disney movie.
Writing under the pseudonym of lewis carroll, dodgson wrote other famous works including through the looking glass and the nonsensical poem jabberwocky. Popular alice in wonderland related books goodreads. Review by judy dolnick, university school of milwaukee, milwaukee, wi very well written, appropriate for 6th grade age level. Alice in wonderland high by rachel shane nook book. When a white rabbit passes by alice decides to follow it and when the rabbit pops down a large rabbit hole, well alice follows as well.
Alice in wonderland is classic story has been read and reproduced countless times and will always continue to be an amazing piece of literary art. Through the looking glass and what alice found there. Oddly enough, most of the copies from around then werent dated, but the cover style changed in the 30s, so the red cover and that styles works as a. Alices adventures in wonderland and through the lookingglass record the adventures and exploits of one little girl through a variety of strange fantasylands. There are more than a few books that revisit the backstories of villains and side characters from wonderland.
Review by nathan bramstedt, metea valley high school, aurora, ill. The whimsy, energy and creativity available in the show took us on a journey of childhood discovery. Richards in which a different alice, alice lee, travels to wonderland and meets many of the characters of carrolls books as well as others. Wonderland is certainly an interesting book about one academic year at pennsbury high school. Fall to your knees and tremble before her majestic majesty, her royal regality. Our list of alice in wonderland books practically screams out read me. This selection of carrolls works includes alices adventures in wonderland and its sequel, through the lookingglass, both containing the famous illustrations by sir john tenniel.
As with many classics, there are several versions of alice in wonderland on the. Push, pull and turn mechanisms bring the story to life and introduce all the main characters. Inside youll find 30 daily lessons, 20 fun activities, 180 multiple choice questions, 60 short essay questions, 20 essay questions, quizzeshomework assignments, tests, and more. Here are book titles suggested by experts with the great books foundation. To ask other readers questions about alice in wonderland high, please sign up.
Verdict this ecologically themed homage to alice in wonderland crossed with high school drama is ultimately not worth a trip down the rabbit hole. Exploration in these books is a playful romp through the nonsenseworld of ones imagination. This edition contains alices adventures in wonderland and its sequel through the looking glass. Alice in wonderland adapted by bob may playscripts inc. Alices adventures in wonderland the library of congress. Watch movies based on alices adventures in wonderland and compare them to the book with our free helper comparing a book to its movie. The world itself is explored, but so are the mind, language, and the limits of reason and knowledge. Alice in wonderland junior high school and senior high. Inhabitants and subjects and all other direct or indirect objects of wonderland. Robert douglasfairhurst explores the origins and afterlife of. See more ideas about alice in wonderland, wonderland and alice.1140 290 14 1280 434 1377 608 397 1177 223 1264 1424 1075 874 1264 864 452 1121 885 575 1479 40 903 23 855 1180 775 1041 99 1123 1362 22 760 1267 1188 982 96 980 1182