Boy lesson plans

Use Roald Dahl's Boy: Tales of Childhood to encourage students to write autobiographically

Roald Dahl's Boy, illustrated by Quentin Blake.

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.

Download the lesson plan using the panel on the right, and take a look at our other educational resources and ways to have fun with your class, from Dahlicious Dress Up Day to Puffin Virtually Live.

And stay tuned - we'll have more Boy lesson plans available very soon...

You can also plan a trip to the Roald Dahl Museum for your class - find out more here.