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Fiction Activities for Matilda by Roald Dahl




"Matilda" is  is a wonderful book for reading aloud in a primary school classroom. It's imaginative and exciting, and will certainly engage your class. Children are captivated by precocious Matilda, fall in love with Miss Honey and are infuriated at The Trunchbull and Matilda’s frustrating parents.



  • There are so many teaching opportunities using Roald Dahl's fabulous book. The storyline truly lends itself to discussions and the story will engage the children's imaginations and allow the challenging vocabulary to soak in.


Save yourself having to reinvent the wheel in creating activities to support this beautiful story.  I have gathered 45 different activities that will give you ideas and inspiration. 



2 biography/bibliography


1 book report


3 sets of material on the characters of the book


3 sets of material on the movie


8 sets of questions about the content and comprehension


8 quizzes


2 reading/literature units

4 Worksheets and cross curricular activities

6 teacher guides and lesson plans


2 study guides


6 Vocabulary & Word Puzzles both online and printable




    Yes they are all free, and yes you can probably find them for yourself.  It did take me hours of work, however, to find these 45.  Originally there were double that many, but some were simply repeats, some were websites that my virus protection blocked, some were just too trivial to use, and some involved paid subscriptions. 


    So if you are prepared to spend that amount of time by all means search for yourself ... or you can pay just $7.95 right now and the work is done for you.  Your time is worth more than that.  Just click the buy now button which will take you to secure payment, and you will have the bulk of your creative work done for you.


    (And, of course, if you are not satisfied with the links, you can ask for a refund.)


    Pay just $7.95 now and you will be well on the way to having the activities prepared for your lessons and for your classroom.



    45 links

    to Fiction Activities

    for Matilda by Roald Dahl

    ... just $7.95






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