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Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory


by Roald Dahl

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory Questions

Bring on the tough stuff - there’s not just one right answer.

  1. What would have happened if Charlie hadn't found a Golden Ticket? How would he have survived?
  2. If you could create a candy – any candy in the world – what would it taste like and what other effects would it have? Go crazy; it doesn't have to be rooted in reality. Willy Wonka certainly isn't.
  3. Which is the worst offense: being gluttonous (eating too much), greedy, spoiled, or lazy? Which of those do you relate to the most? (No one's judging – we're all guilty of something!)
  4. Which would have been the most fun room in the factory to explore? Why?
  5. What will Charlie be like as the factory owner? Will he let children come explore, or keep it closed to the public?
  6. Why are the Oompa-Loompas always laughing? What do you think they're laughing at?
  7. There has been a lot of controversy over the casting of the two movies based on the book. Who would you cast as Willy Wonka? And as Charlie?
  8. Imagine there were a fifth naughty child: a bully. Now write the Oompa-Loompas' song about that bully.

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