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Roald Dahl

Roald Dahl

Roald Dahl by Scoilnet

Facts, games quizzes and lessons on a wide range of titles by one of the most famous children's authors.


About Roald Dahl
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
Worksheets
Craft

If you have good thoughts, they will shine out of your face like sunbeams and you will always look lovely. - Roald Dahl

Roald Dahl Official Website

http://roalddahl.com/ Added: 22 Aug 2016 Contributor: Jane Flannery Resource type: Reference

Welcome to the official Roald Dahl website, where you'll find all the latest news about the World's no. 1 Storyteller and author of much-loved stories

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How it maps to the curriculum

3-4
English

Strand: Reading

Content objective:
This resource should enable a child to:

  • engage in talk about books
  • talk about choice of books and the reasons for choices

Suggestions for use: Roald Dahl more than any other author has generated a love of reading for many many children. Use in preparation for Roald Dahl Dress Up day

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Language: English
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Roald Dahl

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6Rb32DeaDsw Added: 13 Aug 2015 Contributor: Emma Hurley Resource type:

Short video about Roald Dahl

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How it maps to the curriculum

SC
English

Strand: Novels

Suggestions for use: Details about the author Roald Dahl

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Roald Dahl Biography Comprehension

http://www.roalddahlfans.com/teachers/dahl.php Added: 29 Mar 2007 Contributor: Scoilnet Resource type: Assessment

Read the biography of Roald Dahl and answer questions about the passage. Complete Life Timeline and dictionary work in relation to piece.

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How it maps to the curriculum

3-4
English

Strand: Writing

Suggestions for use: Read the biography of Roald Dahl and answer questions about the passage.

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Language: English
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Roald Dahl - World Book Online Encyclopedia

http://www.worldbookonline.com/kids/home#article/ar830621 Added: 17 Jan 2017 Contributor: Emer Ní Chéidigh Resource type: Guide/notes

Here is a short piece of text about Roald Dahl, a little about his life and the books he wrote. This article is more suited to the younger classes.

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How it maps to the curriculum

1-2
English

Strand: Reading

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Language: English
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Roald Dahl - World Book Online Encyclopedia

http://www.worldbookonline.com/stud...46590&st=dahl%2C+roald#tab=homepage Added: 17 Jan 2017 Contributor: Emer Ní Chéidigh Resource type: Guide/notes

This is an article about Roald Dahl, his life and his works. This article would be a useful place to begin a classroom project on Roald Dahl.

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How it maps to the curriculum

1-2
3-4
English

Strand: Reading

Strand unit: Developing Cognitive Ability through Language

Strand: Reading

Strand unit: Developing Cognitive Ability through Language

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Language: English
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Those who don't believe in magic, will never find it. - Roald Dahl

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory Lesson Plans

http://www.roalddahl.com/create-and...e-and-the-chocolate-factory-lessons Added: 09 Sep 2016 Contributor: Scoilnet Resource type:

The resource is provided by the official Roald Dahl website and has 10 lesson plans on the Charlie and the Chocolate Factory covering lesson activites and ideas for chapters 3, 9, 18, 19, 22, 23, 24 and 29.

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How it maps to the curriculum

3-4
5-6
English

Strand: Reading

Content objective:
This resource should enable a child to:

  • engage in talk about books

Suggestions for use: Teacher should read the lesson ideas, plan and activities prior to lesson. An excellent resource for the Roald Dahl day which happens on the 13th September.

Strand: Reading

Content objective:
This resource should enable a child to:

  • engage with books in group or in whole-class settings

Suggestions for use: Teacher should read the lesson ideas, plan and activities prior to lesson. An excellent resource for the Roald Dahl day which happens on the 13th September.

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Language: English
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Charlie and the Chocolate Factory - Task Grid

https://www.scoilnet.ieuploads/resources/19237/18931.docx Added: 09 Sep 2016 Contributor: Scoilnet Resource type:

Worksheet is provided from "Teaching Ideas" website by Hayley McElderry. Resource is a doc file. An excellent resource for early finishers or as a homework task. Contains many ideas such as writing challenges, describing challenges and let's investigate. "Which Wonka-Tastic Challenge will you take? "

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How it maps to the curriculum

3-4
English

Strand: Writing

Content objective:
This resource should enable a child to:

  • express in writing his/her reactions to personal reading

Suggestions for use: An excellent idea sheet for writing tasks about Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory. Allow students to choose their writing task from the poster. (Roald Dahl day is 13th September)

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Language: English
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Charlie and the Chocolate Factory - Crossword

https://www.scoilnet.ieuploads/resources/19240/18934.pdf Added: 09 Sep 2016 Contributor: Scoilnet Resource type: Guide/notes

A nice research on Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. The resource (from teaching ideas website) is a fun crossword puzzle for students to complete.

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How it maps to the curriculum

3-4
English

Strand: Reading

Content objective:
This resource should enable a child to:

  • develop basic information retrieval skills

Suggestions for use: Teachers can print the crossword for students to reflect on key components and characters of the story Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. (Roald Dahl day is 13th September)

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Language: English
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Charlie and the Chocolate Factory Word search

https://www.scoilnet.ieuploads/resources/19236/18930.pdf Added: 09 Sep 2016 Contributor: Scoilnet Resource type:

Worksheet provided by "Teaching Ideas" website. Resource is a word search on characters associated with the Roald Dahl book on Charlie and the Chocolate Factory.

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How it maps to the curriculum

3-4
English

Strand: Reading

Content objective:
This resource should enable a child to:

  • engage in talk about books

Suggestions for use: Print the word search as a starter activity. After the word search, students should describe the characters given to each other. They must then draw the character of the nominated character for their table to present to the class.

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Language: English
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Charlie and the Chocolate Factory: Character List

http://www.sparknotes.com/lit/charlie/characters.html Added: 30 May 2014 Contributor: Scoilnet Resource type: Guide/notes

From Spark Notes - A list of all the characters in Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. Characters covered include: Willy Wonka, Charlie Bucket, Grandpa Joe, Augustus Gloop, Veruca Salt, Violet Beauregarde, The Oompa-Loompas, and many more.

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How it maps to the curriculum

3-4
English

Strand: Reading

Content objective:
This resource should enable a child to:

  • engage in talk about books
  • experience a shared response to fiction through the use of a class novel
  • extend and develop his/her response to increasingly challenging reading material
  • share responses with other children and with adults to cultivate a community of readers
  • talk about choice of books and the reasons for choices

Suggestions for use: Discuss the characters in the book - obviously after reading it. These notes will be a useful guide for the teacher.

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Language: English
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Subject Ideas for Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory.

http://www.twinkl.co.uk/resource/t-...olate-factory-lesson-plan-ideas-ks2 Added: 09 Sep 2016 Contributor: Scoilnet Resource type: Guide/notes / Reference

Resource is provided by Twinkle, teachers need to freely register to download the ideas. There are subject ideas for Science, Maths, English, History, Geography, Art and Design, P.E and Music. Resource also cleverly links to more resources available within Twinkle for booklets in carrying out activities mentioned in subject idea section.

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How it maps to the curriculum

3-4
Supplementary Resources

Strand: Useful Websites

Suggestions for use: Teacher should refer to the idea sheet on Roald Dahl day so that teacher can interlink the "Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory" story across subjects. Roald Dahl day is the 13th September.

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Language: English
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Roald Dahl Worksheets

http://www.activityvillage.co.uk/roald-dahl-worksheets Added: 09 Sep 2016 Contributor: Scoilnet Resource type:

Worksheets based on on Roald Dahl books from Activity Village website. Worksheets include: Augustus Gloop Wanted Poster, Augustus Gloop Worksheet, Charlie Bucket Worksheet, Describe Mr Twit Worksheet, Design a Chocolate Bar 2, Design a Marvellous Medicine Worksheet, Imaginative Words - Bad Big Good Small Nice, Mr Twit Wanted Poster, Mrs Twit Wanted Poster, Violet Beauregarde Wanted Poster, Violet Beauregarde Worksheet or Willy Wonka Worksheet.

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How it maps to the curriculum

1-2
3-4
5-6
English

Strand: Reading

Content objective:
This resource should enable a child to:

  • learn to find books in a classroom or school library
  • perform simple information retrieval tasks

Suggestions for use: Roald Dahl day is on the 13th September. For this day, celebrate the work of Roald Dahl by creating a lesson plan using these fun "wanted" worksheets based on characters Roald Dahl created.

Strand: Reading

Content objective:
This resource should enable a child to:

  • develop basic information retrieval skills

Suggestions for use: Roald Dahl day is on the 13th September. For this day, celebrate the work of Roald Dahl by creating a lesson plan using these fun "wanted" worksheets based on characters Roald Dahl created.

Strand: Reading

Content objective:
This resource should enable a child to:

  • engage with books in group or in whole-class settings
  • read to satisfy personal interests

Suggestions for use: Roald Dahl day is on the 13th September. For this day, celebrate the work of Roald Dahl by creating a lesson plan using these fun "wanted" worksheets based on characters Roald Dahl created.

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Language: English
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How it maps to the curriculum

3-4
English

Suggestions for use: Book Study

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Language: English
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Roald Dahl Super easy Quiz

http://www.roalddahl.com/docs/2DahlQuizSuperEasyQA_1441279634.pdf Added: 22 Aug 2016 Contributor: Jane Flannery Resource type: Assessment / Game

Test your knowledge of Roald Dahl books

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How it maps to the curriculum

3-4
English

Strand: Useful Websites

Suggestions for use: A quiz in celebration of Roald Dahl dress Up day

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Language: English
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Roald Dahl - Art and Craft Ideas

http://www.activityvillage.co.uk/roald-dahl-crafts Added: 13 Jul 2016 Contributor: Serena Harkin Resource type: Demonstration

Art ideas based on the books of Roald Dahl. Mr. Fox craft lesson ideas: Fox Finger Puppet Craft, Origami Fox, Fox Mask Craft and Fox Spoon Puppet. James And The Giant Peach lesson ideas include Giant Peach Craft with paper plates. Mr Twit - Create Mr. Twits beard or BFG's ears.

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How it maps to the curriculum

5-6
Visual Arts

Strand: Construction

Strand unit: Making Constructions

Content objective:
This resource should enable a child to:

  • make imaginative structures

Suggestions for use: Create the craft ideas in celebration of Roald Dahl books (Roadld Dahl Day is the 13th Sept 2016). This day will be very big in 2016 with the release of the BFG movie.

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Language: English
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Roald Dahl

A short article from WorldBook Online about Roald Dahl, his life and works.

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