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An Educator's Guide to Matilda

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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 questions, and interactive projects bring the story's themes and characters right into the classroom.

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CCSS: Designed
Instructional Ideas
  • Use the extension activities as final projects for the novel
  • Have learners read the chapters on their own before coming to class for the corresponding assignments
Classroom Considerations
  • Parts of the resource are based on the Broadway adaptation of Matilda
  • Much of the plan has a colored background, making it difficult to print
  • Provides a variety of activities to address language arts skills
  • Lessons are divided by chapters to facilitate classroom instruction
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