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Convince that Jury (Inspired by Roald Dahl's

For Teachers 7th - 12th
What happened to a murder case when the police eat the murder weapon? After reading Roald Dahl's dark and ironic short story "Lamb to the Slaughter," learners write a persuasive essay to convince a jury that the wife who killed her...
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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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Playing Detective: Foreshadowing in Dahl's "The Landlady"

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Roald Dahl's suspenseful story "The Landlady" is the focus of this superb resource for teaching foreshadowing. A captivating introduction to foreshadowing that includes looking for actual shadows will lasso your kinesthetic and visual...
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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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Roald Dahl-Inspired Ideas Book

For Teachers 3rd - 6th Standards
Inspire young authors to dream big and connect with their inner writer with a 13-page packet that showcases the work of the famous author, Roald Dahl. A focus on the story, The BHG, scholars begin their Idea Book, reflect on their...
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Roald Dahl Day Challenge

For Teachers 1st - 5th
Have some fun with Roald Dahl-related activities in order to celebrate him as a person and a writer. The page includes 10 tasks that learners can complete to honor Dahl, including everything from wearing something yellow to swapping a...
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"Esio Trot" by Roald Dahl

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students read Roald Dahl's Esio Trot and complete vocabulary and reading activities. In this reading and vocabulary lesson, students review vocabulary for the activity and listen to the story. Students discuss the story elements and...
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Roald Dahl Day Banner

For Teachers K - 12th
While intended to create a banner celebrating Roald Dahl, and you can certainly do so, these bunting templates could be used to put together any banner you desire! Included in the resource is one blank template and a template page for...
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Roald Dahl Day Book Swap Sheets

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
Celebrate reading with a book swap and exchange of favorite Roald Dahl book pages. There are eight cards on this page for pupils to fill out with their information. 
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Strong Descriptive Writing: James and the Giant Peach

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Support your writers! Clear procedures and appropriate support make this a superb resource for elementary writing instruction. Ready your class to compose original descriptive paragraphs inspired by the episode in Roald Dahl's James and...
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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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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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The Giraffe and the Pelly and Me

For Teachers 3rd - 7th Standards
Follow up a reading of The Giraffe and the Pelly and Me by Roald Dahl with this collaborative lesson on teamwork. Starting with a fun team game, learners go on to investigate examples of teamwork in the story before working in small...
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Fantastic Mr. Fox

For Teachers 2nd - 5th
A fancifully illustrated guide to Roald Dahl's Fantastic Mr. Fox, this series of lessons, activities, and tasks could be used in its entirety or picked apart and used piecemeal. Have young readers investigate the traits of foxes in...
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The Landlady Pre-Reading: The Characters

For Students 5th - 7th
Prepare your class to read "The Landlady" by Roald Dahl with these pre-reading activities about the two main characters in the story. This resource provides a brief overview of the story as well as excerpts from the text that describe...
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Beware of the Dog - Crossing Borders

For Teachers 9th - 11th Standards
Roald Dahl’s classic World War II short story, “Beware of the Dog” is the focus of a close reading exercise that asks learners to respond to text-dependent questions with evidence drawn from the story. Participants record responses on...
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Explorers: James and the Giant Peach

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Expand readers' study of character with Roald Dahl's James and the Giant Peach and connect it to social studies curriculum by analyzing James as a world explorer. Readers create a character cluster (model attached) of James by citing...
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Summarizing with James and the Giant Peach

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Elementary readers in literature groups practice summarizing chapter-by-chapter with Roald Dahl's James and the Giant Peach. Focus on main idea, supporting details, and the 5 Ws. Unfortunately, a clever "peach" graphic organizer to which...
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Encore! Reading with Expression

For Teachers 4th - 6th
When you read aloud from Roald Dahl's James and the Giant Peach, class members respond with "Encore!" or "No!" depending on your use, or misuse, of volume and speed as you demonstrate reading with expression. Readers then practice in...
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Visualize and Draw to Increase Comprehension

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Improve readers' comprehension with a pair of visualization opportunities. First they listen, eyes closed, as you read a description from Roald Dahl's James and the Giant Peach, and discuss ideas about what they "see." After you read...
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Using The BFG in the Classroom

For Teachers 3rd - 7th Standards
Use a resource that highlights Roald Dahl's seven tips for imaginative writing while reading The BFG. The activities encourage learners to become creative writers through finding harmony, establishing stamina, engaging in imaginative...
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Sunbeams Quote - Roald Dahl

For Teachers K - 6th
Roald Dahl spreads happiness and sunbeams to your classroom with a delightful poster. It features a smiling sun and a quote from the author, encouraging kids to have good thoughts.
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Sweet Inspiration

For Students 5th - 6th
In this inventions worksheet, students invent their own sweetshop recipe for Willy Wonka's chocolate factory. Students design an advertisement for their candy. In the other pages, students complete activities related to other Roald Dahl...
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Charlie and the Chocolate Factory Study Questions & Essay Topics

For Students 4th - 10th
In this online interactive literature worksheet, students respond to 9 short answer and essay questions about Roald Dahl's Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. Students may check some of their answers online.

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