The Magic Finger Reading Comprehension Workbook

Reading Comprehension Workbook Overview

This Workbook contains 36 pages of worksheets with comprehension questions and vocabulary words for The Magic Finger by Roald Dahl! View a Sample of our workbooks before purchasing. Receive an instant PDF printable download upon puchrase. 
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About The Magic Finger




“… The pointing finger gave the Gregg family 24 hours of being small birds. Their attempts to nest, feed and avoid getting shot are quite funny. So are the black and white illustrations of William Pene Dubois..”

– Kirkus Reviews

“The Magic Finger,” a children’s book both authored and adorned with illustrations by Roald Dahl, made its entrance into the literary world in 1966. This concise, whimsical narrative revolves around a young girl endowed with an extraordinary capability: when she becomes incensed, she merely points her finger, and enchantment ensues. The storyline follows her as she utilizes this magical finger to orchestrate a transformation of a family of avid hunters into the very creatures they relentlessly pursue: birds.

The girl’s magic finger is an outgrowth of her disdain for the family’s hunting practices. Each weekend, the father and his two sons embark on hunting excursions, returning with their trophies to adorn the living room. The girl, an advocate for animals and a vehement opponent of hunting, finds this display revolting and yearns for the hunters to endure the plight of being hunted themselves.

One fateful day, the girl’s magic finger takes control, reshaping the family into avian beings. Now forced to dwell in a tree, navigate the skies, and procure worms for sustenance, the family grapples with the perils of predation and the daily rigors of bird life. As they wrestle to adapt to their newfound existence, they gain insight into the girl’s perspective and the inherent cruelty of hunting. Eventually, as the enchantment subsides, the family is restored to their human forms, now harboring a renewed understanding of the animal kingdom and a determination to amend their ways.

“The Magic Finger” is a lighthearted yet thought-provoking fable that kindles compassion and benevolence toward the animal kingdom. This book proves an excellent choice for young readers and is bound to captivate individuals of all age brackets.

CONTENTS

There are seven sections in our reading comprehension workbooks. Click on any section to see a sample page.

» Teacher's Guide» Student's Guide» Student Workbook» Student Workbook Answer Key» Key Questions Worksheet» Key Questions Answer Key» Blank Multi-use Worksheets
Several vocabulary words, and reading comprehension questions for each chapter. (Some guides include prediction questions.) Vocabulary words include page numbers and EDL grade level. Answers are included in the teacher guide.
Unlike the workbook, the “guide” doesn’t contain blank spaces for the student’s to write in the answers, but it contains all of the same content, or more (in most cases). We provide this additional version for flexibility as some teachers may not want blank spaces. Some teachers use these worksheets in conjunction with the blank multi-use worksheets also provided. This student’s guide matches the teacher’s guide.
The same comprehension, and vocabulary questions contained in the guide followed by blanks for students to provide answers. Comprehension and vocabulary questions include the page numbers where the answers can be located.
To make things easier we layed out the answers to match the student workbook exactly. Reading-Comprehension-Guides-Student-Workbook-Answer-Key
A brief worksheet providing ten questions covering key elements of the story with blanks provided for a student’s answers. Reading-Comprehension-Guides-Divergant-reading-Comprehension-Worksheets-Sample
You guessed it, the answer key for the Key Questions worksheet. Answers are layed out exactly as they are in the key questions worksheet for easy grading. Reading Comprehension Worksheets Divergent Key Questions Sample Page
Vocabulary worksheet with 10 blanks for definitions. Comprehension worksheet with 5 blanks for answers. Combined vocabulary and comprehension worksheet
Designed to be used with the vocabulary and comprehension questions in the student guide. Comprehension Worksheet Sample Page Vocabulary Worksheet Sampel Page Vocabulary and Comprehension worksheet sample page
Click here to view reading comprehension worksheet samples

NOTE: These sample pages may be from another book, but all of our workbooks are the same. They contain several vocabulary and comprehension questions per chapter, or section.

License and other information…

The purchase of this workbook entitles an individual teacher to reproduce pages for their own class, or home, use. Any other use requires permission from the publisher. You can pay with a credit card, PayPal, or (in some cases) other means. If you have any trouble contact Adam at adam@readingforcomprehension.com, or via our chat. Please do not share our workbooks with other teachers and homeschoolers. If you can’t afford to purchase our workbooks, just contact us for a discount. 🙂

Thank you so much,

Adam

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