Roald Dahl Day Book Swap Sheets
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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- Have book exchange partners discuss their reading and turn in these cards as exit tickets
- Note that the resource uses the British spelling of the word favorite
- While the cards to have Roald Dahl Day written on them, the activity could be used with any books, on any day
- A great way to encourage kids to share their favorite books and pages with one another and to celebrate great authors like Roald Dahl
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