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Classic Short Stories - website with a good variety of complete short stories by well known authors

Write the past tense of the verbs in the brackets on the lines. The text is a short summary of Matilda by Roald Dahl. - ESL worksheets


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.


Lamb to the Slaughter by Roald Dahl: Short Story Foldable Flip Book Project


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.


The Landlady

Roald Dahl (1916-1990) was a British novelist, short story writer, and poet. Dahl’s stories are known for having darkly comic or unexpected endings. In this short story, a young man in search of lodging is taken in by a landlady who is not what she seems.