Make your own free website on Tripod.com

ENGLISH AND SOCIAL STUDIES

Dahl Work Sheet

Enter subhead content here

Home | Greggs Coffee Advertisement | Structure of a Novel | Cultural Diversity Quotable Quotes | Wellington Ethnic Groups Table | Cultural Diversity Enquiry Plan | Wellington Council and Ethic Groups | Cultural Diversity Resources | Info Literature Exemplar | MSDN Essay Exemplar | exam news | Wellington City Council's Objectives | Te Papa Summary | Year 8 Speech Inquiry | Where in the world? | An A to Z of NZ Immigration | Couch Potato Activity | Name the visual | Cool Cat Stuff | Sophisticated Picture Books | Sophisticated Assessment | 5 Points of Advertising Awareness | Verbal Language of Advertising | What is Media Literacy? | Poster Design | Helpful Hints For Speech Making | Year 9 Speech 2005 | The Great Debate For Debaters | Debate Scoring Sheet | electorates | The Great Mammal Debate | Wellington City Council Strategic Plan | Election Postcard Activity | Year 9 Fair Trade Research Assignment | Report Writing Text Form | Excellent General Resource Links | Dahl Work Sheet | Lamb to the slaughter story | Lamb to the slaughter work sheet | Landlady Work Sheet | The Landlady Short Story | Dahl Extension Activity | Roald Dahl Sociology | Dahl comparision for extra reading | Dahl and his fairytales | Dahl - the dark side | The Kiwi | Cafeteloros Web Quest | Fair Trade - Help! | Fair Trade Resources | Ethiopia | Fair Trade Questions | Fair Trade Glossary | Cross Tides Written Assignments | Year 9 Reading Log 2005 | Yr 9 Websites for Cross Tides | New Zealand Narrative Writing | Radio Assessment Year 9 | New Zealand English Vocabulary | The New Zealand Accent | New Ziland Misteaks | A Very Quick Trip Through The Decades | Bibliography Version 2 | A Quick Journey Through NZ Literature | Year 9 Brief Maori History | A Not So Brief NZ History | Film Study | Whale Rider - Film Summary | Film Reviews | Radio | Writing Bibliographies | Year 9 Shakespeare Poster Assignment | Year 9 Elizabethan England Research Assignment | BACKGROUND SHAKESPEARE SITES | Midsummer Nights Dream Essay and Assement | Mapping in Elizabethan Times | The Dream Unfolds - MSND | MSND Themes,Motifs, Symbols | MSDN Tracking Themes | MSND Topic Tracking 2 | Language of Shakespeare | ROMEO AND JULIET DIARY ASSIGNMENT | Romeo and Juliet Summary | The Door to Happiness | 101 Things To Do With Literature | Yr 8 What A Disaster! | Speechmaking | Yr 8 Essay Exemplars | Rationing in WW2 - Yr 8 | Year 8 Migration Resource | Thorndon Web Sites Yr 8 | Newspaper Work Sheet | Newspaper Appendix | Yr 8 Antartica Study | Antarctic facts | Antartic Resource Sites | Antarctica Statistics Work Sheet | Antarctica Tourism Background Information | Toursim in Antarctica | Antarctic Treaty | Weather Weather, quite contrary | Large Animal Science Badge | text forms | Proceedural Text for Science Fair | simple machines | Report Writing | The Best Penned Letter | Reading Log Year 8 | Internet Filter | search engines

BOY  by Roald Dahl

 

Question 1

 

Boy is non-fiction – that is true rather than imaginary:

The main forms of non-fiction are: biography, autobiography, travel, history and real life adventure

  1. write a brief definition for each of these and give an example, noting the title, author, publisher and year of publication.
  2. which of these headings does Boy come under?

 

Question 2

 

The author, Roald Dahl

Roald Dahl wrote several books about is own life as well as many children’s books. Go to his website to find out about some of these

  1. List the books about his life and briefly explain which part of his life they cover.
  2. Write a paragraph about any aspect of his life you think sounds interesting (other than the period covered in Boy)

 

Question 3

 

Introduction: Read the introduction to Boy and explain in your own words why Dahl wrote the book.

 

Question 4

 

Structure: The story of the novel or play is called the PLOT

  1. Why is it less likely for an autobiography to have a plot
  2. How is Boy structured?
  3. Write a paragraph for each of the 4 sections, explaining what it is about.

 

Question 5  Setting:

 

1.        On a map of Europe, trace Boys trips. Use a different colour for each – you should include

P11 – Sarpsborg (near Oslo), Paris, Cardiff, Llandaff

P 53 Going to Norway, Cardiff, London, Newcastle, Oslo, Tjome

Repeat on a map of Great Britain and include St Peter’s, Cardiff, Weston-on-Mare, Bexley, Repton (near Derby)

 

2.       There were several important places in Boys life – some where he was happy and some where he was less happy.

Briefly describe the place – in your own words but with a couple of brief quotes

Explain with examples the good and/or bad features of life in this place

Write a paragraph on your own life comparing QMC with Repton (do not get personal about teachers!)

 

 

Question 6  Roald Dahal Bio Poem

 

(First name)-

(Four adjectives)

(Brother of or Sister of)

Lover of (three different things that the person loves)

Who feels (three different feelings and when or where they are felt)

Who gives (three different things the person gives)

Who fears (three different fears the person has)

Who would like to see (three different things the person would like to see)

Who lives (a brief description of where the person lives)

-(last name)

 

Construct a poster  using the biopoem but include as much information as you can about Dahl’s life ie photos, what he liked, typical words etc

Excellence – shows a deep understanding of Dahl and presented creatively

Merit – shows understanding with suitable presentation

Achieved – shows an understanding with neat presentation

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Enter supporting content here