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Author Study: Roald Dahl

Learn about author Roald Dahl and the books he has written. Biographies, interviews, lesson plans, and classroom activities for creating an author study are included. There are links to eThemes Resources on books by the author including “James and the Giant Peach”, “The BFG”, “Fantastic Mr. Fox”, “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory”, “Charlie and the Great Glass Elevator”, and “Matilda”.


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This is the author's official home page. Click on the screen to enter. Then click on "Need help with your Roald Dahl homework?" to find out about his life and writing career as a children's book author.
This site provides detailed information about Roald Dahl including biography, timelines, pictures, and his works.
Listen to the interviews with Roald Dahl about writing children books. NOTE: This site has a link leads to discussion board.
This site provides a brief biography and a list of books of Roald Dahl. Discussion guide, writing prompt, activity, and vocabulary is included for each book.
Take the slendiferous quiz, learn fantastic facts, explore Roald Dahl links, or read early drafts of "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory."
These sites are about the book "James and the Giant Peach" by Roald Dahl. There are lesson plans, vocabulary words, and suggested classroom activities. Take a virtual tour of the Empire State Building to see what James dreams about. Includes information about insects as well as recipes for peach desserts. There are also activities to tie into the book's theme of friendship.
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.
These sites are about the book "Fantastic Mr. Fox" by Roald Dahl. Read about the characters and play interactive games. Also includes sites on farm machinery and a link to an eThemes Resource on foxes.
These sites have suggested activities for the book, plus many interactive games and quizzes. Also read about author Roald Dahl. View photos, listen to sound files, and read song lyrics from the movie based on the book. Also has links to eThemes resources on Chocolate, Character Education, and Inventions.
These web resources can be used in conjunction with the novel "Charlie and the Great Glass Elevator" by Roald Dahl. There is information about the book and its characters, the author, elevators, grandparents, and outer space. Included are two related eThemes resources.
These sites include children's book reviews and drawings, online quizzes, discussion questions, and suggested activities for the book "Matilda." Also includes information about author Roald Dahl.

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