Roald Dahl

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teacher did a great character study on the BFG. I think that's an excellent choice for character study! I also like to stress the difference between character traits and actions, then connect the two. Awesome anchor chart from oneextradegree. Bfg Activities, Roald Dahl Activities, The Bfg Book, Reading Anchor Charts, Teaching Reading, Teaching Ideas, Reading Lessons, Guided Reading, Teacher Resources

Writing Character Descriptions & a GIVEAWAY! - One Extra Degree

Last year, we took a little looksie at Farmer Brown from “Click Clack Moo” to learn how to write a character description. This year, we focused on “The BFG”. As I’ve mentioned before, this is one of my absolute favorite read alouds, and it is the only story that I consistently read with a voice. …

20 Novel Study Activities to use with ANY NOVEL for Intermediate Grades! Reading Strategies, Reading Activities, Teaching Reading, Guided Reading, Teaching Ideas, Learning, Intermediate Grades, Education And Literacy, Third Grade Reading

20 Novel Study Activities to use with ANY NOVEL for Intermediate Grades!

Novel Study Activities to use with ANY novel! 20 activities perfect for grades 3-6!

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This is a cute arts and crafts project that could be used for Roald Dahl's story "Fantastic Mr." These fox projects, along with a creative writing assignment, would make an eye-catching bulletin board display. Roald Dahl Stories, Roald Dahl Day, Winter Art Projects, Arts And Crafts Projects, Roald Dahl Activities, Zoo Phonics, Fox Crafts, Fantastic Mr Fox, Preschool Crafts

Fox Craft

We also learned about foxes this week. Our fox was primarily a sewing craft. We used felt and did a few stitches to form a nose. Then they sewed the head onto the body with a few stitches. They pulled knotted embroidery thread through to make whiskers. The tail was also sewed on, but we wound up just gluing the legs on (there was only so much sewing DD wanted to do!) The ears and tail were painted on with fabric paint.

Want to do an author study with your students, but not sure how to start? This mini-series is for you! I'll walk you though choosing an author, choosing books and activities and more! Author Comparison Guide FREEBIE included to get you started! Reading Resources, Reading Strategies, Reading Activities, Teaching Reading, Guided Reading, Teaching Kids, Teaching Tools, Learning, Reading Lists

Author Study Series: [Part 2: Selecting Books] — THE CLASSROOM NOOK

Have you always wanted to do an author study, but not sure where to start? This mini series is for you. In this part 1 installment of the series, we talk all about how to select books for your author study!