The BFG Novel Study Unit: comprehension, vocabulary, activities, tests

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This 147 page novel study for The BFG, by Roald Dahl, includes comprehension by chapter, 22 additional Common Core aligned activities, Culminating Project Choices, assessments, bookmarks, and answer keys.

Open-ended questions and graphic organizers are easily adaptable for every type of learner. Common Core codes are listed on each resource, along with a student-friendly "I can" statement.

No prep, and perfect for whole class, small group, or even independent study.


♥BONUS digital version included, which works with Google Drive and contains eye-catching color versions of all resources.

♥Use paper or digital version; BOTH are included with your purchase!


1) Student Chapter Packet
•Each section covers 2 chapters and contains the following.
→True/False, Sequencing, or Multiple Choice
→3 Comprehension and Analysis short answer questions
→A creative "Beyond" activity

2) Reading Literature Activities
•Questions Multi-Flow Map
•Jack and the Beanstalk Activity
•The Great Plan
•Cause and Effect
•Character Analysis
•Character Comparison
•Character Responses
•Setting: The Five Senses
•Settings and Emotions
•Figurative Language
•Figurative Language Types
•Point of View: The Bloodbottler
•The BFG Movie
•My Book Cover
•Reading Strategy: Predictions

3) Foundational Skills Activities
•Reader's Theater (based on Chapter 20)

4) Writing Activities
•My Book Review
•Extra! Extra! Read all about it!
•Write it Right

5) Language/Grammar Activities
•Mystery Words
•Dream Jar
•Giant Language Dictionary

6) Assessments
•Chapters 1-12 comprehension assessment
•Chapters 13-24 comprehension assessment
•Final vocabulary assessment

7) Vocabulary Packet
•Vocabulary List comes with and without definitions
•3 challenge words chosen for you for every 2 chapters
•Vocabulary Word Wall Cards in full color
•Vocabulary Flash Cards

8) Culminating Project Choices
•10 creative project options for after completion of the book

9) Easy planning
•Tables of Contents
•Teacher instructions
•Student cover pages

10) Answer keys for everything

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→Please note that MANY resources are included in this study. This is so that teachers may pick and choose what they want to use, since no two classrooms are alike. This is also so that teachers may differentiate for different groups within their classrooms. If you do not wish to purchase the entire big unit with everything included, please look at the links below.

NOTE: For the digital version, you will need Internet access and a free Google account. It will work on computers or iPads. (To use it on an iPad, simply have your students download the Google Slides app, available for free on iTunes.) Then, upon purchasing, you will receive a secret link to the digital file, along with explicit, easy-to-follow instructions that will get you started in minutes! Students will be highly engaged and freshly invigorated as they type, draw, and diagram directly into the file on their computers or tablets. They can easily share their work with you as they go, all without the hassle of paper, pencil, and copies.

Save $$ by purchasing this unit in a bundle:

Roald Dahl Novel Study Growing Bundle

The BFG and Charlie and the Chocolate Factory Novel Study Bundle

The BFG, The Phantom Tollbooth, and The Witches Novel Study Bundle

This complete novel study is the best value for your money, as it saves you over 20%. However, individual pieces of this novel study are available separately in the listings below. Please note that the listings below ARE included in this complete novel study.

The BFG: Comprehension and Vocabulary by chapter

The BFG: Reading Response Activities and Projects

The BFG: Tests, Quizzes, Assessments

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The BFG Novel Study Unit: comprehension, vocabulary, activ
The BFG Novel Study Unit: comprehension, vocabulary, activ
The BFG Novel Study Unit: comprehension, vocabulary, activ
The BFG Novel Study Unit: comprehension, vocabulary, activ
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