Ch 5: Matilda Teaching Resources

About This Chapter

Help your students get a comprehensive understanding of ''Matilda'' by taking advantage of the teacher resources in this chapter. Enjoy access to activity ideas, discussion questions, writing prompts and more to create quality lesson plans and improve your students' learning outcomes.

Matilda Teaching Resources - Chapter Summary

As you develop your curriculum and plan lessons for your unit on the children's novel Matilda, it's good to get help from as many teacher resources as possible. This chapter offers a variety of resources that can help you create fun lessons to keep your students engaged. Some include:

  • Matilda unit plan and lesson plan
  • Classroom activities for the novel
  • Matilda discussion and comprehension questions
  • Writing prompts for the novel
  • Books similar to Matilda

This chapter can be accessed using any computer, smartphone or tablet with an Internet connection. Around-the-clock accessibility enables you to easily plan your lessons before, during or after school.

How It Helps

  • Simplifies lesson planning: The unit plan, lesson plan and other resources in this chapter provide teaching tips along with activity and discussion ideas that simplify the lesson planning process.
  • Saves time and effort: All teacher resources are available in one convenient location to help you save valuable time and effort researching ideas for your lessons.
  • Enhances student comprehension: This chapter helps you plan well-rounded lessons and activities that keep your students engaged and enhance their learning outcomes.

Skills Covered

By the end of this chapter, you will be able to:

  • Create a comprehensive Matilda unit
  • Develop entertaining lessons for the novel that keep your students engaged
  • Incorporate fun classroom activities into your lessons
  • Ask your students thought-provoking discussion questions
  • Assess your students' knowledge of the book using comprehension questions
  • Have your students share their understanding of Matilda using writing prompts
  • Introduce books similar to Matilda to your students

7 Lessons in Chapter 5: Matilda Teaching Resources
Matilda Unit Plan

1. Matilda Unit Plan

Roald Dahl's literary classic 'Matilda' can be a joy to read in school. This lesson provides teachers with a 'Matilda' unit outline designed for classroom use.

Matilda Lesson Plan

2. Matilda Lesson Plan

Use this lesson plan to support the reading of 'Matilda' with your students. An informational text lesson guides the story summary and is supplemented with discussion questions and activities to increase understanding. Finish with a quiz and culminating activity to make learning stick.

Matilda Classroom Activities

3. Matilda Classroom Activities

If you are reading Roald Dahl's 'Matilda' with your class, you may be looking for ways to bring the book to life. This lesson offers you some classroom activities that help you make the most of the reading experience.

Matilda Discussion Questions

4. Matilda Discussion Questions

The story of Matilda has many elements that provide opportunities for discussion. From characters to events, this story encourages students to use critical thinking skills. The questions in this lesson will help facilitate an effective discussion with your students.

Matilda Comprehension Questions

5. Matilda Comprehension Questions

'Matilda' is a book filled with complex characters and a bit of magic. Utilize the following questions to ensure student comprehension, challenge critical thinking, and develop literary analysis skills.

Matilda Writing Prompts

6. Matilda Writing Prompts

Roald Dahl's 'Matilda' can be an engaging and meaningful text for students. This lesson offers some writing prompts to help them process their work with the novel.

Books Like Matilda

7. Books Like Matilda

If your students liked Roald Dahl's 'Matilda,' they might like other similar books as well! This lesson offers you some suggestions that will keep your students reading.

Chapter Practice Exam
Test your knowledge of this chapter with a 30 question practice chapter exam.
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Practice Final Exam
Test your knowledge of the entire course with a 50 question practice final exam.
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