Charlie and the Chocolate Factory {Dodecahedron Puzzle, Novel Study, & Bingo}
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory is an amazing novel about an eccentric owner of a chocolate factory named Willy Wonka who decides to open his factory to five lucky children. This novel is a must read in all classrooms as it opens a child’s mind to “a world of pure imagination!”

This unit contains 30 pages of comprehension questions, Wonka Vocabulary Bingo, and the highlight of the packet is a Dodecahedron Puzzle & Book Project. A dodecahedron is any polyhedron with twelve flat faces. Students will complete twelve reading and writing extension activities and then construct the dodecahedron by solving a candy puzzle!

This lesson features clipart/fonts from Lettering Delights, Scrappin Doodles, Creative Clips Digital Clipart, Lindy du Plessis, Croft’s Classroom, Ink n Little Things, and Zip-A-Dee Doo-Dah Designs, and Melonheadz.

Interest Level: Grades 4-6
Reading Level: Grade Equivalent 5.9
Lexile Measure: 810L
Guided Reading: R

{30 Pages of Comprehension Questions}

{Dodecahedron Puzzle & Book Project}
*Comic Strip – Important Events
*Cause and Effect
*Roald Dahl - Ask the Author
*Compare and Contrast – Student vs. Charlie
*Book Jacket – Create a New Cover Page
*Symbolic Representation of Novel
*Movie Executive – Writing Prompt
*My Chewing Gum – Invent a Flavor of Gum
*Interesting Character
*Most Memorable Scene
*Special Powers – Writing Prompt
*Novel Moral

{Wonka Vocabulary Bingo}
Wonka Bingo is a exciting way to learn thirty two challenging vocabulary words found in the novel. Students will be provided a definition and sentence clue in order to figure out the vocabulary word. The winner shouts “Wonka!”

Happy Learning!

Renee Smalley
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Created: Aug 18, 2016

Updated: Feb 22, 2018

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