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Matilda - The New Home

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Matilda finally gets her happy ending with a new home with Miss Honey. But first, Mr. Wormwood goes on trial for his wrong doings and bad car sales. Class members take on the role of a character in the trial and participate in a role play trying to prove their argument is the strongest.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas
  • Have pupils draw roles out of a hat
  • Switch up role-playing roles
  • After reading the entire story, watch the movie Matilda and compare and contrast the film and the book
Classroom Considerations
  • All class members should have a copy of Matilda by Roald Dahl
  • Assumes readers understand the process of a court trial
  • Allows for role-playing which is fun and engaging
  • Not a detailed lesson plan