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Lamb to the Slaughter short story, Dahl, lit. analysis & real-world writing task

Use Roald Dahl's short story, "Lamb to the Slaughter," to help your students think deeply and practice their real-world writing skills.

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Short Stories - Writing Activities Bundle

Three fabulous writing activities to add to your Short Stories unit: "Lamb to the Slaughter" by Roald Dahl Persuasive Essay, "Lady or the Tiger?" by Frank Stockton Argumentative Essay, and "The Monkey's Paw" by W. W. Jacobs Mood Rewrite. (grades 7-11)


Fantastic Mr Dahl --- Armed with a flask of coffee, Dahl would head for the hut at around 10.30am and write until lunchtime and a gin and tonic at midday. After a break for reading he would clock in again around 4pm for a couple more hours, though never for too long, as he maintained that a writer couldn't work 'particularly long hours because he can't - he becomes inefficient'

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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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The Landlady by Roald Dahl Close Reading Assessment and Writing Project

This short story resource is designed to help students analyze a complex work of literary fiction. Specific questions presented in an assessment practice worksheet guide students through the process of analyzing the plot, characterization, setting, and theme of The Landlady by Roald Dahl.This lesson plan includes:1.