Hello everyone! It's been a long time I know. I have excellent news! I have finalized everything I need and will be working in my own classroom in the United Kingdom. I am not sure the grade, but all the paperwork is ready and my ducks are in a row to start this new teaching … Continue reading Setting off for new horizons!
Hello everyone! I am coming to the end of my Roald Dahl series blog, but before I wrapped it up I wanted to share with you an interesting article from the Virginia Tech Library Archives in regards to Dahl's writing, the relation of it to different audiences, and the criticisms made in terms of some … Continue reading Roald Dahl Series Blog: (Roald Dahl and Sociology 101)
Well, here it is, Matilda. This was the book that started it all for me, (as I mentioned in a previous post), my favourite Roald Dahl book, and my favourite book of all time. The meaning of this character is so strong, and close to my heart I cannot even begin to describe the sentimental … Continue reading Roald Dahl Series Blog: (Book Examination of Matilda)
Well ladies and germs, this is The BFG. What does The BFG stand for? None other of course than "The Big Friendly Giant"! Now I know what you must be thinking, "A big friendly giant? How is that possible?" Well, with Roald Dahl as we have noticed with the stories we have examined so far, … Continue reading Roald Dahl Series Blog: (Book Examination of The BFG)
Whimsical, fun, and fancy free. Those are just a few of the words that I use to describe this, well, fantastic book. Another one of his well known classics, there is a lot to say about this Roald Dahl novel so let's get started. Fantastic Mr. Fox was written in 1968, and interestingly enough this is … Continue reading Roald Dahl Series Blog: (Book Examination of Fantastic Mr. Fox)
Hey readers! Thought I would like to share this awesome thing with you! Turns out, all those wonderful recipes that you read about in Roald Dahl's books you can make for yourself at home! There are two books available (Revolting Recipes and Even More Revolting Recipes) Some of the recipes are found at Roald Dahl's … Continue reading Roald Dahl Series Blog (Revolting Recipes)
Ah yes, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. Who doesn't have some connection to this book? Personally I watched the first film made about the book, Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory before I read the book, but it got me interested in reading both this, and Charlie and the Great Glass Elevator. Welcome once again … Continue reading Roald Dahl Series Blog: (Book Examination of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory)