Using The BFG in the Classroom

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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 discussions, and developing a sense of humor in their writing amongst others.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Complete the activities throughout the reading
  • Use the activities in small rotating literature and writing groups
Classroom Considerations

  • Intended for the teacher to supplement a class reading on The BFG by Roald Dahl
  • May require recreating some of the student tables on separate worksheets
Pros

  • Offers templates for activities that promote large discussions and support the themes presented in the activities
  • Uses quotes from Roald Dahl to support the skills in each activity
Cons

  • Tables listed for student use require recopying onto a separate sheet
Common Core