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Boy (language)


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A project work on Boy by Roald Dahl

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Boy (language)

  1. 1. PROJECT WORK ON BOY by Roald Dahl Teacher:Isabel Paz Let`s know more about this amazing writer: Getting to know the writer! We have been reading the first chapters of this amazing story. Now we will work on them deeply, paying attention mainly to vocabulary . We will play together and imagine we are writers like Dahl , let’s let our imagination fly !
  2. 2. The Bicycle and The Sweet-Shop <ul><li>After reading this chapter have a look at this part of “Charlie and The Choclate Factory”(Another novel written by Dahl) and compare what happens to the little girl, with what can happen to the children who eat Liquorice Bootlaces (according to Thwaities`s father). </li></ul><ul><li>Video Watching </li></ul>
  3. 3. Mrs Pratchett`s Description <ul><li>Comprehension Why did Roald and his friends hate Mrs Pratchett? </li></ul><ul><li>Writing Task Draw Mrs Pratchett and using these words we have learnt , describe her (do not have a look at the book) : Prasmall-skinny old hag-moustache-upper lips- filthy-disgusting-dirt-grime-black-foul </li></ul>
  4. 4. Compare this drawing with yours and your classmates’ ! Let´s vote for the best drawing !
  5. 5. “ <ul><li>Writing Task </li></ul><ul><li>Listen and then , using these words, write a summary of this chapter: </li></ul><ul><li>Secret hoard-big hallow space-stinks-grab a stinky dead mouse-slip it into-stare at me-started grinning-slapped me on the back-tremendously jazzed up- gang-strut-lid-sweaty-filthy fingers-heart thumping . </li></ul><ul><li>Reading and Oral Activity </li></ul><ul><li>Another Chapter about Mrs Pratchett </li></ul><ul><li>After reading this different chapter imagine what would you have done to Mrs Practchett if you were Dahl? </li></ul><ul><li>Do you remember any time you misbehaved and pulled somebody`s leg ?Were you caught ? </li></ul><ul><li>Can you imagine a different Plot against her ? </li></ul>“ The Great Mouse Plot”
  6. 6. Mr Coombes and Mrs Pratchett’s Revenge <ul><li>Vocabulary </li></ul><ul><li>Write down in your folders all the sentences you find in these two chapters where the following words were used by Dahl . </li></ul><ul><li>Gallop-scamble-mumble-grim-whisper-trot-glance-croaking-mutter-yell-glimmer-shriek-gasp-sceech-limp-stare-sidled in- snap out-strode </li></ul><ul><li>Looking at all the examples you have found look for videos or pictures( in Youtube or Google) where people do these things! </li></ul><ul><li>Eg: Croak : Frogs croaking </li></ul><ul><li>HW </li></ul><ul><li>Task on Boy </li></ul>
  7. 7. First Beating <ul><li>Role play </li></ul><ul><li>In groups you have to recreate this scene , here are some words that may help you remember what happened. </li></ul><ul><li>Bend over-tighter-raise the cane-loud swishing sound-crack like a pistol shot- bottom- yelled- shriek- land on fresh skin-agony –unbelievable-mark- stroke- deliver a stroke- go up in flames- limp-clutching my buttocks- cacking sound-eyes wet with tears-stared at me- scarlet stripes-deep blue bruising- </li></ul><ul><li>Debate </li></ul><ul><li>Do you imagine this situation nowadays? </li></ul><ul><li>What are the differnces between Education & Schools when Roald was a child and nowadays? </li></ul><ul><li>Writing Task </li></ul><ul><li>Let`s write an essay about : </li></ul><ul><li>Child beating is completely appaling, do you agree? </li></ul><ul><li>Use linkers of addition (Moreover, furthermore, what is more, etc and contrast (However, Nevertheless, although, etc) . </li></ul>
  8. 8. LISTENING COMPREHENSION Listen to one of Roald Dahl´s revolting Rhymes Three Little Pigs “ <ul><li>What do you think about it ? Is Dahl a traditional Toddler`s Story writer? </li></ul><ul><li>I HOPE YOU HAVE ENJOYED THIS PROJECT WORK ON THE FIRST PART OF BOY ! </li></ul>