Roald Dahl

Lesson 10


Describe what evidence Roald Dahl includes to describe where and how Mr. and Mrs. Twit live.

Readings and Materials

  • Book: The Twits by Roald Dahl  pp. 32 – 38

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Target Task


Writing Prompt

What evidence does Roald Dahl include to describe where and how Mr. and Mrs. Twit live? What does Roald Dahl want us to learn about the Twits?

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Key Questions


  • Roald Dahl describes the Twit's yard as a prison. What details does Roald Dahl include in the words and illustrations to support this description?
  • Why does Roald Dahl name the chapter Hugtight Sticky Glue? What is the significance of the title?



thistles     (n.)

a purple plant with sharp points

smear     (n.)

to spread on a surface

presence     (n.)

being in a place

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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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