Fantastic Mr Fox


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This is a much loved book by Roald Dahl. Fantastic Mr Fox is the perfect book to start serial reading as a class novel. Engage in the text by selecting from the many options this pack provides for you and your students.

Vocabulary Cards can be used as

  • Flashcards
  • Sorting cards by using the Parts of speech labels
  • Writing prompts by displaying around the room
  • Word study prompts for class or individual lists
  • They can be copied as they are or on coloured card

Word Wall

  • There are two versions for printing
  • These posters are an excellent way to brainstorm words together for reading and writing
  • Display in a prominent place in your room and watch your writers go!

Visual Representation

  • This section includes a page for each chapter where students can draw what they think about each chapter as you read it aloud
  • Record a summary for each chapter

Print and Go

  • Word splashes for Mr Fox, Mrs Fox, the Fox children, Badger, The Feats and each of the three farmers
  • Plus, Minus and Interesting facts
  • Alphabet Key
  • I see, I think, I wonder
  • Record three facts
  • 3/2/1 – Facts, options, questions
  • Text to text, self and world
  • Compare and contrast the movie and the book, fiction and real foxes
  • Design a book cover
  • Responding through the senses

Writing about the Reading

  • Writing letters- convince the farmers to leave the foxes alone
  • Quote and respond to change the story
  • Main Idea and sub points
  • Author tools – what does Roald Dahl do to keep us reading and interested?
  • Interview questions – for the foxes and the farmers
  • Dialogue between characters
  • Make an advertisement for the feast
  • Newsletter article about saving the foxes/getting the foxes
  • Biographical sketch about Mr Fox
  • Write a different ending
  • Write an innovation on the text
  • Draw and label the tunnels they made
  • Make a list of important facts from the text
  • List the complications and resolutions
  • Write a sequel

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