Combining critical thinking and comprehension skills with a strong student-driven approach to the different types of intelligence, this double unit is a fantastic enhancement for Daniel Keyes' modern classic tale of intelligence gained and lost. This is one of many book lessons on our member site.
Vocabulary unscramble, word search, crossword, multiple choice and short answer comprehension questions, and writing prompts to go with Roald Dahl's 1961 classic about the adventures of James and his insect friends in a runaway giant peach.
An introduction to the famous Grimm brothers, the source of their stories and their motivations for collecting them, and a reflection on the stories' resonance today are all presented in this reading comprehension.
This unit is built on the vocabulary presented in the first of the "Series of Unfortunate Events". Students fill in the vocabulary as defined in the book, and then verify the meanings against dictionary definitions.