If you’re a fan of vermicious knids, grunchers, and Oompa-Loompas, this is the BrainPOP movie for you! In it, Tim and Moby introduce you to the world of Roald Dahl, one of the most widely-read and beloved children’s authors of all time. You’ll learn about Dahl’s childhood in England, his difficulty at boarding schools, and his heroic service in World War II. You’ll also find out how Dahl started out as a writer, and how he transformed himself from an author of adult fiction to a master storyteller for children. Tim and Moby give you the skinny on several of Dahl’s classics, including “James and the Giant Peach” and “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory,” and explain how Dahl’s legacy has continued even after his death. So check out this scrumdiddlyumptious movie!
In this lesson plan which is adaptable for grades 3-8, students will use BrainPOP resources (including the Make-a-Map tool) to explore the effects of authors on our world. See more »
Students learn how they can use their active imagination to solve problems, create, and have a positive impact on the world around them. This lesson plan is aligned to Common Core State Standards. See more »
In this lesson plan, which is adaptable for any grade level, students use BrainPOP resources to explore the life and works of their favorite writer. Students will read two or more books by their selected author and compose their own original book inspired by the author they researched. This lesson plan is aligned to Common Core State Standards. See more »