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Roald Dahl Day Banner

For Teachers K - 12th
While intended to create a banner celebrating Roald Dahl, and you can certainly do so, these bunting templates could be used to put together any banner you desire! Included in the resource is one blank template and a template page for...
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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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Buoyancy: Integrating Science and Literature

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Integrate science and literature by using the scientific method to test the veracity of the floating peach described in Roald Dahl's James and the Giant Peach. Clips from a Bill Nye: The Science Guy episode about buoyancy frontload...
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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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The Giraffe and the Pelly and Me

For Teachers 3rd - 7th Standards
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...
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Roald Dahl Day Challenge

For Teachers 1st - 5th
Have some fun with Roald Dahl-related activities in order to celebrate him as a person and a writer. The page includes 10 tasks that learners can complete to honor Dahl, including everything from wearing something yellow to swapping a...
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Roald Dahl Day Book Swap Sheets

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
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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Fantastic Mr. Fox

For Teachers 2nd - 5th
A fancifully illustrated guide to Roald Dahl's Fantastic Mr. Fox, this series of lessons, activities, and tasks could be used in its entirety or picked apart and used piecemeal. Have young readers investigate the role of dialogue in...
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The Landlady Pre-Reading: The Characters

For Students 5th - 7th
Prepare your class to read "The Landlady" by Roald Dahl with these pre-reading activities about the two main characters in the story. This resource provides a brief overview of the story as well as excerpts from the text that describe...
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Convince that Jury (Inspired by Roald Dahl's

For Teachers 7th - 12th
What happened to a murder case when the police eat the murder weapon? After reading Roald Dahl's dark and ironic short story "Lamb to the Slaughter," students write a persuasive essay to convince a jury that the wife who killed her...
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Famous Authors - Roald Dahl

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Here is a colorful, and informative presentation on the brilliancy of author Roald Dahl - my personal favorite children's author!  This presentation focuses on how he plays with our language to create new words and phrases to help make...
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Readers Theatre Scripts

For Teachers K - 6th Standards
Engage and entertain young learners with this collection of readers theatre activities. With over 25 different scripts, a wide range of topics are covered from simple counting and rhyming exercises to adaptions of popular children's...
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Encore! Reading with Expression

For Teachers 4th - 6th
When you read aloud from Roald Dahl's James and the Giant Peach, class members respond with "Encore!" or "No!" depending on your use, or misuse, of volume and speed as you demonstrate reading with expression. Readers then practice in...
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Visualize and Draw to Increase Comprehension

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Improve readers' comprehension with a pair of visualization opportunities. First they listen, eyes closed, as you read a description from Roald Dahl's James and the Giant Peach, and discuss ideas about what they "see." After you read...
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Summarizing: James and the Giant Peach

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Text marking and a T-chart format to distinguish important information from trivia help elementary readers summarize effectively. Encouraging readers to construct a chapter summary from paragraph-level topic sentences is another sound...
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Summarizing with James and the Giant Peach

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Elementary readers in literature groups practice summarizing chapter-by-chapter with Roald Dahl's James and the Giant Peach. Focus on main idea, supporting details, and the 5 Ws. Unfortunately, a clever "peach" graphic organizer to which...
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The BFG: What did he say?

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Are you reading The BFG, by Roald Dahl, in your classroom right now? Check out this colorful and fun PowerPoint that illustrates some of the BFG's silly quotes! Tip: Have your class search the book for their favorite BFG quote.
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Charlie and the Chocolate Factory Quiz

For Students 4th - 10th
In this online interactive reading comprehension worksheet, students respond to 25 multiple choice questions about Roald Dahl's Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. Students may submit their answers to be scored.
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Sorting Out Homophones in Roald Dahl's

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students explore the concept of homophones.  In this homophone lesson, students use a selection from the book Matilda to review homophones.  Students use a web to identify homophones. 
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Roald Dahl Quiz

For Students 4th - 5th
In this Roald Dahl instructional activity, students answer twenty questions about this author and his children's books. Students are encouraged to use research skills to find the answers. All answers are printed at the bottom of the...
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Sweet Inspiration

For Students 5th - 6th
For this inventions worksheet, students invent their own sweetshop recipe for Willy Wonka's chocolate factory. Students design an advertisement for their candy. In the other pages, students complete activities related to other Roald...
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Match Ups

For Students 4th - 5th
In this Roald Dahl instructional activity packet, learners complete a variety of activities related to books by Roald Dahl. They match characters with their descriptions. Students describe a trick they'd like to play. They fill in the...
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Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders read and take quizzes over the book, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory.
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Swords, Arrows, and Eggs

For Teachers 1st - 12th
Learners enjoy hands-on learning experiences. In this current events lesson, students may visit the Lulworth Castle, Roald Dahl Museum, Glasgow Science Centre, Salts Mill, or the Sherwood Forest online or in-person to discover details of...