Literature: "The BFG" by Roald Dahl
These sites have information about author Roald Dahl and his book “The BFG.” Includes suggested lesson plans, a play script, and online quizzes. There is also information about giants and a link to eThemes Resources on adjectives, character traits, and the United Kingdom.
The Official Roald Dahl Site
This fun site includes tips for teachers, a biography on Roald Dahl, and much more. Read a synopsis of each book.
Roald Dahl Biography
This biography is about Roald Dahl's personal life and writing career.
Answer these 10 trivia questions about the book and see how many you get correct. Click on "Play Now" to begin. NOTE: The site has pop-up ads.
The BFG Play Script
Students can read the reader's theater script and recreate part of the book.
Scroll down to the sixth activity that has students write a recipe for dreams.
This teacher provides a recipe for making Frobscottle, a drink from the book.
The BFG Quiz
Try this online quiz about the book.
Fact Monster: Giant
Read this encyclopedia entry about giants and what they symbolize.
eThemes Resource: Grammar: Adjectives
These sites have explanations and examples of adjectives. Includes many activity ideas and handouts as well as an online game and a word search.
eThemes Resource: Writing: Character Traits
These sites focus on character traits and include lists of adjectives that students can use to improve their writing. There are also many activity ideas for having students identify the traits of main characters in stories. Includes lesson plans, graphic organizers, and a link to an eThemes Resource on adjectives.
eThemes Resource: Country: United Kingdom
These sites are about the United Kingdom, which includes England, Scotland, Wales, and Northern Ireland. Learn about this area's geography, monarchy, food, sports, and history. There are also maps of the region, photographs of various attractions, and several live Webcams.