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Sorting out Homophones in Roald Dahl's Matilda

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Identify the correct homophone using the Visual Thesaurus.  Learners recognize homophones in a reading passage from Matilda. They complete a dictation exercise, rereading for the correct homophones. Pupils self-correct using the quotes...
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Matilda - The New Home

For Teachers 3rd - 7th Standards
Matilda finally gets her happy ending with a new home with Miss Honey. But first, Mr. Wormwood goes on trial for his wrong doings and bad car sales. Class members take on the role of a character in the trial and participate in a role...
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Matilda - The Weekly Test

For Teachers 3rd - 7th Standards
Readers take the main characters in Matilda and individually describe them through a mnemonic. To get there, group members create an acrostic poem describing the character they were given, and choose one of the words from the acrostic...
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Matilda - The Platinum-Blond Man

For Teachers 3rd - 7th Standards
Before reading Chapter Six, "The Platinum-Blond Man" in Matilda, readers preview the illustration of Mrs. Wormwood dropping her plate of food, and think about what may have happened to cause the scene. After reading the chapter, class...
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Matilda - The Ghost

For Teachers 3rd - 7th Standards
How do you think the parrot in "The Ghost" chapter of Matilda feels in the chimney? Put a class member in the hot seat and have the class ask questions relating to how they might have felt if they were the parrot in the chimney. Then,...
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Matilda - Miss Honey and The Trunchbull

For Teachers 3rd - 7th Standards
As the instructor reads aloud several quotes from five chapters of the story Matilda, class members mime their interpretation of the scenes. Then, after reading "Miss Honey" and "The Trenchbull" (chapters seven and eight), the class...
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Matilda - The Reader of Books

For Teachers 3rd - 7th Standards
The titular Matilda from Roald Dahl's famous novel adored books above all things. Discuss why it is important to read stories from across cultures and around the world using the first chapter from the ever-loved story Matilda.
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Matilda - Arithmetic

For Teachers 3rd - 7th Standards
Mr. Wormwood, one of the characters in Roald Dahl's Matilda, is not the most trustworthy of characters. Have student groups take on the roles of car salespeople and play a game to see who can make the most profit by selling refurbished...
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Matilda - The First Miracle

For Teachers 3rd - 7th Standards
As the story unfolds, readers discover Matilda has a superpower. Take part in an activity that has learners talking about what superpower they would have, how they would use it, and how it could help others. Then, after reading the 14th...
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Matilda - The Third Miracle

For Teachers 3rd - 7th Standards
Magnus takes a visit to the classroom in the 20th chapter of Matilda. Or does he? After reading, learners interview the person in the hot seat to get a detailed account of what happened during this chapter. Then, they write individual...
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Matilda - Bruce Bogtrotter and the Cake

For Teachers 3rd - 7th Standards
After reading the 11th chapter in Matilda, class members take on the role of Bruce Bogtrotter and re-enact the cake eating scene. Here's the catch: they must come-up with an impromptu re-enactment of the scene from the story, and use...
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An Educator's Guide to Matilda

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
Chances are, you've got some precocious Matilda fans in your class! Use a thorough set of lesson plans to address Roald Dahl's classic novel about a bright girl who just wants to be understood. Vocabulary exercises, comprehension...
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Studying Characters 2: Matilda

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
This multifaceted and very complete lesson plan provides several ways for young scholars of literature to explore character. Specifically this resource focuses on the character of Miss Trunchbull from Matilda.  After reading two...
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Sorting Out Homophones in Roald Dahl's

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students explore the concept of homophones.  In this homophone lesson, students use a selection from the book Matilda to review homophones.  Students use a web to identify homophones. 
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Matilda: Activity Worksheets

For Students 3rd - 5th
For this set of activity worksheets for the story, Matilda, students complete a total of 17 short answer, true/false and matching questions for chapters 1-9. Worksheets are followed by a 6 question progress test.
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Matilda - Miss Trunchbull

For Teachers 3rd - 7th Standards
How would you react to the Trunchbull if she was your teacher? This is the focus of an activity that has readers imagining and then acting out their reactions to various Trunchball scenarios in the story.
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Matilda - Throwing the Hammer

For Teachers 3rd - 7th Standards
Full truth, or an exaggeration? How can you tell when a storyteller is exaggerating a story? Readers analyze a story told by Hortensia, and identify the exaggerative language she uses. Then, learners write their own narrative story using...
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Roald Dahl Day

For Teachers K - 5th Standards
Who's your favorite Roald Dahl character? What book by Roald Dahl is the most exciting for you? Explore the wacky world of Matilda, The BFG, The Twits, The Witches, James and the Giant Peach, and more with a helpful resource pack for...
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The Real Origin of the Franchise

For Students 9th - 12th
What do a beauty salon and a McDonald's hamburger have in common? They both began the revolution of the franchise, one of the most successful business models that exists today. Discover how the franchise actually originated with female...
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Famous Authors - Roald Dahl

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Here is a colorful, and informative presentation on the brilliancy of author Roald Dahl - my personal favorite children's author!  This presentation focuses on how he plays with our language to create new words and phrases to help make...
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"Once a Jolly Swagman" (Australian vocabulary)

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed
Students listen to the song "Waltzing Matilda" in order to become familiar with some Australian words.
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Visualization

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
Pupils practice visualization as a strategy to increase reading comprehension. They practice while the teacher reads a poem to them before reading a poem silently to themselves. Next, they practice making mental images while reading a...
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Possessive Pronouns

For Students 3rd - 5th
Possessive or plural? The class identifies singular and plural possessive pronouns in sentences, writes possessive pronouns that take the place of underlined words, and completes a multiple choice quiz. There are 32 questions to...
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The Antebellum South

For Teachers 8th - 11th
Your history students will be on the edges of their seats during this fascinating presentation, which details the abolition movement and slave life during the Antebellum period in the American South. Students will be left agape at the...

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