“Lamb to the Slaughter” Activity Pack


In this “Lamb to the Slaughter” Activity Pack, your students will dive into reading comprehension, citing text-based evidence, and determining whether or not Mary Maloney is innocent with argument writing. These are engaging activities to incorporate with Roald Dahl’s short story, “Lamb to the Slaughter”, during any time of the year, but especially around Halloween!

This product is perfect for…

  • Author Study
  • Short Story Unit
  • Centers or Stations
  • Literature Unit

In this product, you will receive:

1. “Lamb to the Slaughter” Lesson Plan

  • The Many Moods of Mary Scaffolding Activity (Citing Text Evidence)

2. The Murder Trial of Mary Maloney

3. Argument Writing Templates & Example

4. PDF & Digital Files Included

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