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Project Menu for The Landlady by Roald Dahl

This "project menu" offers a wide selection of activities related to the short story The Landlady by Roald Dahl. It includes differentiated options that require students to write a continuation of the story, develop a visual for the story, and research about the story and author.

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The landlady by roald dahl

Use Roald Dahl's creepy short story, "The Landlady" to get your middle/high school students in the Halloween spirit! This resource can be used during the Halloween season, but can also be used at any other time during the year! Included In Your Purchase: • 26 Slide Powerpoint presentation to guide you through the lesson.


A packet of activities to accompany Roald Dahl's famous short story, "Lamb to the Slaughter". Included in this free resource:* Comprehension question worksheet (students must use text evidence to justify their responses)* Plot mapping activity--two forms included--one blank and one partially filled* 8 task cards for extension after reading--students can respond in writing or orally.Great for a day when you have a substitute, or for students to work on independently.

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Foreshadowing, irony, plot analysis, and theme writing: "The Landlady"

This PowerPoint uses the short story "The Landlady" by Roald Dahl to teach:*Foreshadowing*Situational Irony*Dramatic Irony*Suspense, mystery, tension*Theme analysis writing*Plot elements analysisStudents will begin by identifying and analyzing foreshadowing and irony with cited examples through whole group and small group work.Students then analyze plot elements with their groups and compare to the teacher's notes.Students finish with a writing assignment that includes a whole group…

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The Landlady by Roald Dahl Folding Questions and Test

Roald Dahl's "The Landlady" is a classic short story that will come alive for your students when you use this folding door worksheet and editable test! Best yet, no glue is needed. Students will enjoy the story's suspense, and their critical thinking skills will get a good workout while reading and answering the questions for this four-day activity.