Roald Dahl

Lesson 13

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Evaluate the animals’ plan for revenge and if they got what they intended. 

Readings and Materials

  • Book: The Twits by Roald Dahl  — Page 62 - end

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Target Task


Writing Prompt

Evaluate the animals’ plan for revenge. Did they get what they had intended? Explain why.

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Key Questions


How does the illustration on page 68-69 help the reader better understand what happened?
How did the Twits respond when they entered the house? Why?
The text ends with the following sentence. "And everybody, including Fred, shouted...'Hooray!'"
Why does Roald Dahl end with this sentence?



fearsome     (adj.)

causing fear

glimpse     (v.)

to look quickly

"beg your pardon"     (phrase)

to apologize for being impolite or making a mistake

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Common Core Standards

  • RL.3.3 — Describe characters in a story (e.g., their traits, motivations, or feelings) and explain how their actions contribute to the sequence of events.

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