Camp session: Book & Movie Club - The Witches (Focus Learning Academic Centre)
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Book & Movie Club - The Witches

By: Focus Learning Academic Centre  []

Focus Learning Academic Centre

Program and Sessions Details:


Virtual program


Traditional (multi activity)

Age (Gender):

7 - 9 (Coed)



Special needs support:


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To practice reading comprehension and critical thinking skills.

What is it about? - An in-depth book reading program that connects students with the stories. 

Who is it for? - Students who love to read and watch movies.

Why do we offer it? -To practice reading comprehension and critical thinking skills.

How is it taught? - In class: reading together, discussions, presentations, and comparison between the book to the movie; Homework: vocabulary and reading comprehension.

ABOUT THE BOOK - The Witches
Author: Roald Dahl                                         Lexile Rating: R - 740L

Book Summary: 
A newly orphaned boy is left in the care of his aged grandmother. In spite of her warnings, her grandson accidentally wanders into the English witches annual meeting and overhears the horrifying plans for every child in the country. But before he can escape, he is turned into a mouse...


1. Identify characteristics & character development
2. Write Plot Summaries
3. Identify text to media connections


1. Reading comprehension questions
2. Creative depictions of significant chapters of the book
3. Re-write the end of the story with YOU as an additional character

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Session Dates & Locations:

Date TBD
Virtual Program,
Time TBD
Cost TBD

Activities at this Session:

Recreational       Instructional       Intense or Competitive

  • Instructor lead (group)
  • Reading
  • Writing / journalism
Recreational       Instructional       Intense or Competitive logo

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