The Witches by Roald Dahl Lesson Plan

Instructor: Dana Dance-Schissel

Dana teaches social sciences at the college level and English and psychology at the high school level. She has master's degrees in applied, clinical and community psychology.

'The Witches' by Roald Dahl is an imaginative story that will most definitely appeal to your students. This lesson plan is designed to support the book with a lesson and activity designed to reinforce the book's plot and characters.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this lesson, students will be able to:

  • list and describe key characters in The Witches by Roald Dahl
  • summarize the plot of Roald Dahl's The Witches

Length

  • 1.5 to 2 hours

Note

  • This lesson plan is designed for students who have read The Witches by Roald Dahl

Curriculum Standards

  • CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.6.1

Cite textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text.

  • CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.6.2

Determine a theme or central idea of a text and how it is conveyed through particular details; provide a summary of the text distinct from personal opinions or judgments.

  • CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.6.3

Describe how a particular story's or drama's plot unfolds in a series of episodes as well as how the characters respond or change as the plot moves toward a resolution.

  • CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.6.4

Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative and connotative meanings; analyze the impact of a specific word choice on meaning and tone

  • CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.6.5

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