Roald Dahl: Activities to print - Lesson plans - Listening - Pictures - Posters - The writer - Videos - Webquests - Charlie and the Chocolate Factory - Danny, the Champion of the World - Fantastic Mr Fox - Lamb to the Slaughter - Little red Riding Hood an. Teach the stories - Roald Dahl. Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. Fantastic Mr Fox - Roald Dahl. Three horrid farmers - Boggis, Bunce and Bean - hate cunning Mr Fox, who outwits them at every turn.
But poor Mr Fox and his friends don't realise how determined the farmers are to get them... Roald Dahl lived with his family in Great Missenden, a village in Buckinghamshire, UK. Their house was surrounded by fields and woods. As a passionate lover of the countryside, there was one particular tree - known locally as "the witches tree" - that sat on the lane near the Dahl home and came to inspire one of Roald's own favourite stories: Fantastic Mr Fox.
The "witches tree" was a large, 150-year-old beech. Published in 1970, the story of Mr Fox and his feud with Boggis, Bunce and Bean has gone on to inspire many other artists, including a 1998 operatic version of the story composed by Tobias Picker to a libretto by Donald Sturrock, and a critically acclaimed stop-motion film directed by Wes Anderson featuring the voices of George Clooney and Meryl Streep. The Magic Finger - Google Docs. Landlady intro%2Bkey. Landlady text. The Landlady. About this BritLit kit Billy Weaver, a young man visiting the City of Bath for the first time, is looking for accommodation.
He is inexplicably drawn to a house where the landlady seems to be expecting him. The house and the landlady seem friendly and welcoming, and he looks forward to staying there. Signing the guest book, two names disturb him. Where has he heard them before? Why aren't there any other guests? The themes drawn from this story include poisoning, embalming and taxidermy as well as a look at witches. The kit, originally written in 2003, was updated in 2007 and 2013. The materials in this BritLit Kit are available to download in the Attachments box below.
You can also listen to the audio included in the attachments below. How to use this BritLit kit The material is divided into three sections: Pre-reading, After reading, and Word Work. "The Landlady" "The Landlady"Online crossword puzzle.
"The Landlady"This kit includes prereading activites, historical background, vocabulary, the text of the story, and audio files of the story. "The Landlady" Exploring Foreshadowing Through Letter WritingThis activity focuses on writing and close reading with emphasis on foreshadowing. "The Landlady"Students note details as they read. Includes text-dependent questions and suggested evidence-based answers, academic vocabulary, a culminating writing prompt and model essay, and additional learning activities. Word processor required for access. "The Landlady"Comprehension questions, writing tasks, word search puzzle, companion nonfiction article and postreading questions, follow-up activity. 7 pages, Adobe Reader required. Playing DetectiveStudents learn about foreshadowing and how it contributes to plot development in a text.
Lamb to the Slaughter. Lamb to the Slaughter. Tales of the Unexpected Series 1 Episode 5 The Landlady 21 Apr 1979.