Fiction activities for Matilda by Roald Dahl


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, and Pivotal kids has compiled 45 links to lesson plans, activities, worksheets, printables and more.,,

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
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


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