Roald Dahl’s The BFG (The Big Friendly Giant)
by Dallas Children’s Theater
The BFG was Roald Dahl’s personal favorite of his own works. His “whizzcracklingly” wacky tale comes to life with puppets and people together on stage, creating a fantastical world of towering giants and magical adventures that’s humongous on humor and large on laughs! We join two misfits on an unforgettable odyssey. For a young orphan “human bean,” the sight of a giant outside her window is terrifying, and she fears for her life when he whisks her away to an enchanted land. Unlike other giants, the job of this larger-than-life vegetarian is to blow magical dreams into children’s bedrooms. Together, the two embark on a quest to save England from the “gizzard-gulping” giants who don’t have the BFG’s tender heart. The cheeky BFG ultimately shows that heroes come in all sizes.
COMMON CORE STANDARDS EASILY APPLIED IN YOUR CLASSROOM:
- 3.RL.7: Explain how specific aspects of a text’s illustrations contribute to what is conveyed by the words in a story (e.g., create mood, emphasize aspects of a character or setting).
- 5.RL.3: Compare and contrast two or more characters, settings, or events in a story or drama, drawing on specific details in the text (e.g., how characters interact).
- 6.RL.4: Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative and connotative meanings; analyze the impact of a specific word choice on meaning and tone.
Lesson Plan Idea: Students describe a time when they encountered an animal that did something unexpected.
Monday, February 22, 2016
9:30am & 11:30am
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