James & the Giant Peach: Genre & Facts


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The term 'genre' can be defined as which one of the following?

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1. How did Roald Dahl get the idea to write James and the Giant Peach?

2. Which of the following are TRUE about fantasies?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Determine your understanding of James and the Giant Peach with this worksheet and quiz combo. Study materials include questions on identifying true statements about the text and where the idea of the book came from, among other things.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use the worksheet and quiz to detect how well you know how to:

  • Understand the fantasy genre
  • Identify why this book is considered a fantasy
  • Name the original illustrator

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on James and the Giant Peach
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the author
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions on specific facts about the book

Additional Learning

Use the accompanying lesson named James & the Giant Peach: Genre & Facts to learn more. Consider the following:

  • Identify the Old-Green-Grasshopper
  • Define orchard
  • Understand the meaning of genre
  • Recall some of the journeys taken in the book
  • Recognize some of the names of the other illustrators of the book

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