The Magic Finger (Roald Dahl) - teaching resource

The Magic Finger (Roald Dahl) Teaching Resources

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KS2 English Teaching Resources: The Magic Finger by Roald Dahl (lesson by lesson unit overview, 77 slide editable PowerPoint based teaching unit and 15 accompanying worksheets)  

This resource contains a variety of activities designed to develop pupil knowledge and understanding of the plot, characters, language and themes of The Magic Finger by Roald Dahl. It is aimed at lower KS2 learners - Year 3/4 pupils.

Contents include:

    - 8 four-part lessons covering plot, character, themes and language

    - A Roald Dahl mini biography and a video about Roald Dahl by Michael Rosen

    - Reading, writing and spoken English activities

    - Making predictions using book covers (images, title, author, blurb) about plot, characters, themes and genre

    - Analysing how Roald Dahl creates characters

    - A handy writing-frame to help children write about character

    - Exploring Dahl's use of language in The Magic Finger (especially effective verbs and adjectives)

    - Creating a comic strip version of The Magic Finger

    - Tips for tackling new words

    - Cross curricular activities and opportunities - Endangered species and wild birds research and poster task (Geography, Citizenship, nature and the environment)

    - Unit overview of all 8 four-part lessons

To view our KS2 teaching resources for The Magic Finger by Roald Dahl in more detail please click on the PowerPoint images opposite.

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