Use Roald Dahl's Boy: Tales of Childhood to encourage students to write autobiographically
In Boy: Tales of Childhood, Roald Dahl tells the story of his own early days, from his birth in Wales to his years at boarding school in England. For more information, take a look at the Boy and More About Boy pages.
If you're looking to explore the autobiographical elements in Boy with your own class, this lesson plan relating to Chapter 4 - The Great Mouse Plot is a great place to start. it invites students to have a go at writing their own autobiography and retelling an event, Roald Dahl style.
And stay tuned - we'll have more Boy lesson plans available very soon...