James & the Giant Peach: Author & Summary


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Roald Dahl wrote James and the Giant Peach in:

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1. James' parents were killed at the zoo by this animal.

2. James isn't able to follow the directions of the old man because of this reason.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

James and the Giant Peach is a novel that has been enjoyed by many since it was written and published. See what you know about various characters and the story's plot by completing these assessments.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Assessment items test your knowledge of:

  • The zoo animal that kills James' parents
  • When Roald Dahl wrote James and the Giant Peach
  • Problems faced by James and his friends in this novel

Skills Practiced

  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to identify how James' aunts see the peach
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on James and the Giant Peach
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding why James is not able to follow the old man's directions

Additional Learning

Use the lesson titled James & the Giant Peach: Author & Summary to review the plot details of this novel and the life of the author. Objectives covered include:

  • Review biographical information about Roald Dahl
  • Know how James gets inside the peach
  • Understand how the conflicts in the book are resolved