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The Twits - Muggle-Wump Has an Idea

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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 in an 11-part unit designed to accompany The Twits by Roald Dahl has scholars imagine crazy scenarios. The lesson combines writing, discussion, and role play activities to provide well-rounded instruction

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas
  • Write some zany ideas on large sheets of paper taped to the wall and have learners rotate among the sheets and record advantages and disadvantages
  • Create a short skit for readers to perform to show an idea gone wrong
Classroom Considerations
  • Requires knowledge of The Twits up to chapter 22
  • Offers suggestions to extend the lesson
  • Incorporates elements of critical and creative thinking
  • May inspire tricksters to perform some tricks of their own