Use this reading guide in your classroom to help students understand, analyze, and appreciate Roald Dahl's short story "The Lamb to the Slaughter."
Guide begins with background information about Dahl's life, work, and style. This guide uses research-based strategies (i.e. word association, preview question, turn & talk, pair & share, polling, predictions, and exit slip).
Reading guide begins with a word association activity and preview question about Dahl's style. Guide focuses on comprehension but also includes questions about vocabulary, analysis, quotation interpretation, inferences, creative response, plot prediction, and MORE!
Guide also uses some true and false format questions to help student judgment and attention to detail.
This great 4-page guide concludes with a 5-word review activity and an argument builder exit slip for students to consider both sides of an argument as well as the consequences of Mary Maloney's actions.
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