The Magic Finger by Roald Dahl - PowerPoint presentation and worksheets
The Magic Finger by Roald Dahl is an 8 lesson teaching unit consisting of a 66 slide PowerPoint and a booklet of 15 worksheets.

It is designed to develop pupil knowledge and understanding of the novel's plot, characters, language and themes.

The Magic Finger teaching resource includes something for children of all abilities:

A scheme of work overview

A Roald Dahl mini biography, a video about Roald Dahl by Michael Rosen, a comprehension task and a class game

Reading, writing and speaking and listening activities

Developing making predictions skills

Exploring how Roald Dahl creates characters

Writing-frame to help children write about characters

Examining Roald Dahl's use of language (using effective verbs and adjectives)

Creating a comic strip version to assess understanding of the plot

Tips for tackling new words

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Created: Aug 2, 2015

Updated: Feb 13, 2019


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pdf, 123 KB


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