The Giraffe and the Pelly and Me

This The Giraffe and the Pelly and Me activity & project also includes:

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 groups developing businesses that use each member's talents.

178 Views 94 Downloads
CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Have students work collaboratively creating written proposals for their business ideas
  • After brainstorming qualities of successful teams, have pupils create posters for each characteristic and use them to make a bulletin board on teamwork
  • During a class discussion, call on volunteers to act out situations involving examples and non-examples of good teamwoork
Classroom Considerations

  • Class copies of the book The Giraffe and the Pelly and Me by Roald Dahl are required for this lesson
  • This lesson may need to extend across multiple days, depending on how in-depth you want your class to go when developing their businesses

  • Includes suggestions for activities that extend learning about teamwork
  • Offers questions for guiding class discussions about teamwork

  • None