English KS2: Roald Dahl's 'Charlie and the Chocolate Factory' read by Sir Michael Palin

Famous writer, actor, comedian and explorer, Sir Michael Palin reads an extract from Roald Dahl's 'Charlie and the Chocolate Factory'.

This clip can be used to demonstrate how we are able to use the power of words to persuade people and help them understand our point of view. You and your class could pick out some of persuasive techniques Roald Dahl uses in this extract to persuade us to agree with him.

This extract is from Chapter 24 of 'Charlie and the Chocolate Factory'.

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