How can reading The Witches by Roald Dahl help me
become a better reader?
How can learning new vocabulary words help me with my reading and word
How can reading The Witches by Roald Dahl and doing the activities help
me comprehend the story better?
How does using 21st century skills help me with my learning?
Similarities and Differences
Order of Events
Problem and Solution
6+1 Writing Trait
The student will define and identify nouns.
The student will define and identify adjectives.
The student will practice listening.
The student will describe and identify verbs.
The student will use the 6+1 writing traits.
The student will describe and identify adverbs.
The student will recall the key features described by Roald Dahl of a
The student will relate to main character and identify thoughts and
The student will recall information from the story.
The student will use a Flip Video camera to conduct an interview.
The student will create a brochure using the computer.
The student will work on fluency and expression.
The student will sequence 8 key moments from the story so far.
The student will brainstorm different ideas about what they know about
newspapers. The student will create a 1 page newspaper article using
The student will identify the problems and come up with solutions if
they were a mouse.
The student will create an extra chapter to this book creating a
The student will use WallWisher to compare and contrast the movie and
book of The Witches.
The student will apply what they know and answer questions about the
Teacher Observation 1/17/2011
Wanted Poster 1/21/2011
Feelings Web 1/24/2011
Story Questions 1/25/2011
Flip Video Interviews 1/28/2011
Newspaper Article 2/16/2011
Extra Chapter 2/21/2011
Novel Test 2/25/2011
Wall Wisher 2/26/2011
Day 1 Word Choice
Day 1 Word Choice
Day 2 Listening
Day 2 Word Choice
Day 2 Writing Activity
Day 3-Word Choice
Day 5-Feelings Web
Day 7 Comprehension
5.R.4.1-Students can examine and compare texts from
various cultures, time periods, and geographical locations.
5.R.5.3-Students can choose references to meet the needs of an assigned
5.R.1.1-Students can construct meaning by using word parts and
5.R.1.2-Students can determine word meaning using prior knowledge and
5.R.2.1-Students can utilize comprehension strategies while
5.R.2.2-Students can apply fluency strategies to gain meaning from
5.R.3.1-Students can distinguish literary genres based on characteristics,
structures, and patterns.
5.R.3.2-Students can interpret literary elements of character, setting,
plot, theme, point of view, and mood.
5.R.3.3-Students can identify literary devices within text.
5.LVS.1.1-Students can identify the purpose and content of a
presentation through listening and viewing.
5.LVS.1.2-Students can explain the purpose and content of the
5.LVS.1.3-Students can select and organize relevant information
gathered through listening and viewing.
5.LVS.1.4-Students can deliver a narrative oral presentation.
5.W.1.1-Students can compose narrative, and descriptive text of one
5.W.1.2-Students can express ideas; reflect on personal thoughts,
opinions, and observations; and respond to literature through writing.
5.W.2.1-Students can punctuate and capitalize text including dialogue.
5.W.2.2-Students can identify and incorporate verbs in the writing
3.ICT.1-Use digital technology, communication tools and/or networks
appropriately to access, manage, integrate, evaluate, and create
information in order to function in a knowledge economy
3.ICT.2-Use technology as a tool to research, organize, evaluate and
communicate information, and the possession of a fundamental
understanding of the ethical/legal issues surrounding the access and
use of information
3.IL.1-Access information efficiently and effectively, evaluate
information critically and competently and use information accurately
and creatively for the issue or problem at hand
3.ML.1-Understand how media messages are constructed, for what purposes
and using which tools, characteristics and conventions.