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Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
You can't read Roald Dahl's Charlie and the Chocolate Factory without craving the rich treats described in Dahl's vivid prose. Young writers try their hands at sensory language with a lesson plan that prompts them to write about their...
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Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

For Teachers 3rd - 7th Standards
The Charlie and the Chocolate Factory unit is a golden ticket for teachers looking for nicely written plans. Elementary and middle schoolers draw their impressions of characters, design and market their own candy creations, and use...
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The Twits - The Monkeys Escape

For Teachers 3rd - 7th Standards
Houses come in all shapes and sizes, but not all houses are safe from Mr. and Mrs. Twit. The 10th lesson in a unit designed to accompany The Twits by Roald Dahl turns learners into architects. While designing houses for the monkeys, they...
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The Twits - The Furniture Goes Up

For Teachers 3rd - 7th Standards
Work gets done faster when people work as a team. The ninth installment of an 11-lesson unit designed to accompany The Twits by Roald Dahl combines character education with research skills and creative writing activities. The lesson ends...
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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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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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Candy Bar Book Report and Character Study

For Teachers 4th - 5th Standards
Over five days, scholars conduct a character study and report on the class story, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory by Roald Dahl. Scholars first examine a candy bar wrapper, list their observations, and name as many candy bar names they...
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Betrayal in Literature—Barreiro

For Students 8th Standards
What do Roald Dahl's "Lamb to the Slaughter" and the Book of Genesis have in common? Both are complex texts that model how authors can approach the same concept—betrayal—in very different ways.
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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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Roald Dahl-Inspired Ideas Book

For Teachers 3rd - 6th Standards
Inspire young authors to dream big and connect with their inner writer with a 13-page packet that showcases the work of the famous author, Roald Dahl. A focus on the story, The BHG, scholars begin their Idea Book, reflect on their...
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James and the Giant Peach Lesson Plans

For Teachers 3rd - 8th Standards
Immerse yourself in the world of giant bugs, rolling peaches, and brave little boys with an interdisciplinary unit on James and the Giant Peach. Young readers focus on the scientific themes of Roald Dahl's classic novel with bug hunts,...
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An Educator's Guide to Matilda

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
Chances are, you've got some precocious Matilda fans in your class! Use a thorough set of lesson plans to address Roald Dahl's classic novel about a bright girl who just wants to be understood. Vocabulary exercises, comprehension...
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George's Marvelous Medicine: Novel Study

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
Every day is grandparent's day! Readers brainstorm the positive and negative aspects of living with a grandparent in a novel study for George's Marvelous Medicine by Roald Dahl. After that, they delve into the story by answering general...
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The BFG Novel Study

For Students 3rd - 6th Standards
Dragons, unicorns, and mermaids are just a few of the legendary creatures readers find in ancient folklore. Pupils research a mythical being similar to the giant from Roald Dahl's novel The BFG. Scholars also complete vocabulary,...
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The Twits - The Wormy Spaghetti

For Teachers 3rd - 7th Standards
What do spiders' legs and an octopus's eyeball have to do with metaphors? The fourth instructional activity in an 11-part unit designed to accompany The Twits by Roald Dahl uses disgusting foods to teach about metaphoric writing.
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The Twits - Dirty Beards

For Teachers 3rd - 7th Standards
The problem with beards is that they collect a lot of food. The first lesson in an 11-part unit related to The Twits by Roald Dahl explores the hairy jungle that is Mr. Twit's beard. A concluding project has learners create their own...
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The Twits - The Twits Get the Shrinks

For Teachers 3rd - 7th Standards
Turn readers into investigative journalists. The 11th and final lesson that accompanies The Twits by Roald Dahl asks the question "What happened to Mr. and Mrs. Twit?" The lesson uses mind maps and group discussion to help answer the...
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The Twits - Muggle-Wump Has an Idea

For Teachers 3rd - 7th Standards
If a bar of chocolate was on the floor, would you try to pick it up? What if it was covered with glue? The eighth lesson plan in an 11-part unit designed to accompany The Twits by Roald Dahl has scholars imagine crazy scenarios. The...
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The Twits - The House, the Tree and the Monkey Cage

For Teachers 3rd - 7th Standards
A house with no windows and a garden full of stinging nettles make the perfect home for Mr. and Mrs. Twit. The seventh lesson in an 11-part unit designed to accompany The Twits by Roald Dahl takes a closer look at the Twits' home...
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The Twits - Mr Twit Gets a Horrid Shock

For Teachers 3rd - 7th Standards
Mr. and Mrs. Twit do not treat each other very nicely. The sixth lesson in an 11-part unit designed to accompany The Twits by Roald Dahl explores the way the characters talk to and treat one another. Role play and writing activities...
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The Twits - Mrs Twit Gets a Stretching

For Teachers 3rd - 7th Standards
A cork, a rubber snake, and a bucket of mud may not seem like the best materials for washing a car, but they are in The Twits. The fifth lesson plan in an 11-part unit designed to accompany The Twits by Roald Dahl has readers role play...
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The Twits - The Glass Eye and the Frog

For Teachers 3rd - 7th Standards
What do a pair of stinky socks and a toy hamster have in common? The third instructional activity in an 11-part unit designed to accompany The Twits by Roald Dahl uses silly objects to teach about figurative language. Zany pranks and...
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The Twits - Mrs Twit

For Teachers 3rd - 7th Standards
"A person who has good thoughts cannot ever be ugly." The second lesson in an 11-part unit that accompanies The Twits by Roald Dahl uses poetry to encourage positive character traits. Mrs. Twit has ugly thoughts, but those thoughts can...