These quick, engaging activities help students enjoy the humorous literature of Roald Dahl. Cross-curricular before-, during-, and after-reading activities are provided for a comprehensive study of James and the Giant Peach.
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A collection of cross-curricular lessons to accompany the novel by Roald Dahl offers sample lesson plans, vocabulary lists, quizzes, cooperative learning activities, and book report ideas.
NEW Read and Respond is back by popular demand and ready for the 21st Century. The completely new text provides teachers with everything they need to teach these classic children's books. Notes and activities reflect the way that teachers teach now and include shared texts, guided reading notes, reading activities, speaking and listening activities, writing projects and assessment guidance. Over a third of each book is filled with invaluable photocopiables - all illustrated by the original children's book illustrators. ** Everything the teacher needs to teach a classic book ** Based on best-selling children's books ** Speaking and listening activities ** Assessment guidance ** Photocopiable pages NEW READ AND RESPOND JAMES AND THE GIANT PEACH provides teachers with all the resources they need to teach James and the Giant Peach by Roald Dahl. James and the Giant Peach is a popular choice for teachers because it can support the NLS at Key Stage 2 as a classic, a humorous story, an adventure story, a fantasy story, and a story by an established writer.
Gain a sense of wonder as you travel across the Atlantic in a giant peach. Help students understand reading comprehension and aid them with higher-order thinking questions. Make predictions about what will happen next, and get into the heads of the characters by explaining what they mean with their dialog. Think about the magic power that changes the peach and imagine how it would affect a person, insect or animal. Write a sentence using alliteration to describe an object or event. Complete a KWL Chart on one of the creatures from the book. Aligned to your State Standards and written to Bloom's Taxonomy, additional crossword, word search, comprehension quiz and answer key are also included. About the Novel: A humorous and entertaining fairy tale about the adventures of a boy named James and his insect friends. An old man gives James green magical crystals that do wonders on a peach as it grows bigger than a house. With his insect friends, James flies from England to New York City with the help of 502 seagulls, and lands on the pinnacle of the Empire State Building. His friend, Old-Green-Grasshopper, becomes part of the New York Symphony Orchestra. Silkworm and Miss Spider set up a factory and make ropes for tightrope walkers. Ladybug gets married to the Head of the Fire Department. Glow-worm becomes the light inside the Statue of Liberty. Centipede is made Vice-President of a high-class firm of boot manufacturers. Earthworm makes commercials for a face cream company.
Meet James, his fascinating creepy-crawly friends and their amazing GIANT PEACH in this action-packed sticker activity book! Use your stickers to explore their unbelievable hideout and head off on a fantastic adventure full of puzzles and activities. Let your imagination run wild!
Looking for the perfect Easter activity for your animal and bug loving readers? Enter the world of James and the Giant Peach, and head off on an incredible insect adventure. Now you can join James, The Centipede, The Earthworm and the rest of the gang in this bug-packed journey through the world of insects. Perfect for Easter holiday activities; get your hands marvellously muddy and find out all the whacky and wondrous facts about your favourite creepy-crawlies! Based on Roald Dahl's James and the Giant Peach, this phizz-whizzing activity book is packed with brilliant bugs and fun activities to try at home, like making your own ant farm and building your very own bug hotel. What were your children's favourite part of James's Giant Bug Book? Let us know in a review below!
Capitalize on the child appeal of fantasy literature to create challenging activities that address the 12 Standards of the English Language Arts sponsored by NCTE and IRA. This guide contains practical ideas that enable the teacher or librarian to incorporate acclaimed fantasy literature in the elementary and middle school curriculum, and also serves as a reference guide to parents seeking outstanding examples of fiction for students. Each fantasy novel is accompanied by a plot summary and list of major characters, a comprehension check, a vocabulary exercise, discussion questions, reference topics, and suggested multidisciplinary extension activities. Fantasy book selection includes: Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire The Hobbit The Dark is Rising Tuck Everlasting Poppy James and the Giant Peach Ella Enchanted The Amber Spyglass
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"Tired of dull, formula-driven writing from students? Discover Voice Whizardry and reawaken their slumbering voices! Easily adaptable to any balanced language arts program, these 36 Discovery Activities teach students in grades 4-8 how to identify the subtle elements of voice and use them skillfully in any writing situation. With literary models and student writing samples for narrative and expository writing throughout, this resource will show teachers and students how to: •Recognize voice in the writing of others •Choose writing topics carefully •Personalize and focus responses to write-on-demand prompts •Adapt writing voice to different audiences and genres •Expand vocabulary --essential for writing growth Plus, each Discover Activity includes a new kind of mini-lesson that helps teachers explore their own voice before introducing the skill to the class --perfect for Professional Growth and/or Development Plans."