Roald Dahl

Lesson 7

Objective

Explain what evidence Roald Dahl uses to show that Mr. Twit is an instigator.

Readings and Materials

  • Book: The Twits by Roald Dahl  pp. 18 – 23

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Target Task

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Writing Prompt

What evidence does Roald Dahl include to show that Mr. Twit is an instigator? Why does he include this evidence?

Mastery Response

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Vocabulary

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gradually     (adj.)

slowly

shrink     (v.)

to become smaller

instigate     (v.)

to make something happen on purpose, often in a tricky way

"bear it"     (phrase)

to put up with something

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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.

Spiral Standards

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L.3.4.b

RF.3.3

RF.3.4

RL.3.1

RL.3.10

RL.3.4

SL.3.1

W.3.10