The Twits - The Glass Eye and the Frog

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What do a pair of stinky socks and a toy hamster have in common? The third lesson in an 11-part unit designed to accompany The Twits by Roald Dahl uses silly objects to teach about figurative language. Zany pranks and role play make for an engaging, memorable lesson.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Extend the lesson by drawing diagrams of the tricks that could be played on Mr. and Mrs. Twit
Classroom Considerations

  • Requires copies of The Twits by Roald Dahl
  • Bring in random household objects, such as a yo-yo, a clothes hanger, a toy frog, or a dead plant
Pros

  • Uses an out-of-the-box activity to help teach language devices, such as alliteration, similes, and exaggeration
  • Includes two writing activities to assess comprehension of the text
Cons

  • Lacks copies of the text referenced within the lesson