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by Roald Dahl

Current Events & Pop Culture

Available to teachers only as part of the Matilda Teacher Pass

Matilda Teacher Pass includes:

  • Assignments & Activities
  • Reading Quizzes
  • Current Events & Pop Culture articles
  • Discussion & Essay Questions
  • Challenges & Opportunities
  • Related Readings in Literature & History

Sample of Current Events & Pop Culture


Like Matilda, these kids may have been taunted and teased, but they all have one thing in common: they were way smarter than their bullies. Read up on some child geniuses on Discovery's Top Ten list of child prodigies in the field of science.