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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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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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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," students write a persuasive essay to convince a jury that the wife who killed her...
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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 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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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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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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Roald Dahl Quiz

For Students 4th - 5th
In this Roald Dahl worksheet, students answer twenty questions about this author and his children's books. Students are encouraged to use research skills to find the answers. All answers are printed at the bottom of the worksheet.
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Buoyancy: Integrating Science and Literature

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Integrate science and literature by using the scientific method to test the veracity of the floating peach described in Roald Dahl's James and the Giant Peach. Clips from a Bill Nye: The Science Guy episode about buoyancy frontload...
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Learning with Roald Dahl

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Engage critical thinking, comparison skills, and 21st century learning while celebrating a beloved author. Each idea found here provides ways to incorporate beloved Rol Dahl titles and new learning mediums.
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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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"Esio Trot" by Roald Dahl

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Learners 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. Learners discuss the story elements and...
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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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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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Research - Roald Dahl

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Students listen to one of Dahl's poems or complete one of his books. They then research using the official Roald Dahl website and navigate some of the areas to familiarize themselves with some of the content to enable them to answer...
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Jumbo Roald Dahl Quiz

For Students 4th - 5th
In this Roald Dahl quiz worksheet, students complete a 15 question multiple choice quiz about the works of Roald Dahl. Included are detailed questions about events in his books.
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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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