The Twits - Mrs Twit

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"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 be counteracted by good.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • At the beginning of class, leave a compliment at every seat in the classroom
  • Write an Anti-Twit Good Thoughts poem as a class before writing individual poems
Classroom Considerations

  • Assumes readers have read through Chapter 4 of The Twits
Pros

  • Promotes positive self-esteem and the idea of building one another up
  • Offers a selection of creative extension activities
Cons

  • None
Common Core