Reading | Video: Characters Come Alive in 3 Ways! (Ms Trunchbull from Matilda)

Are you ready to meet the fearsome Headmistress of Crunchem Hall Primary School? In this video, I will show you three ways the author of Matilda, Roald Dahl, uses to create such a memorable character. Watch the video and learn how you can write a more interesting character description by using precise adjectives and nouns, vivid verbs and similes.

Remember to check out the book and discover some amusing characters for yourself! 

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About the Author: Nora is an English Teacher at Lil' but Mighty. She is committed to providing students with a dynamic and nurturing environment in which they can grow and develop. One of her greatest strengths as an educator is instilling a love for the English Language in her students.

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