Mr. Fox
The Farmers
Vocabulary
Comprehension
Bonus
100
Mr. Fox is described as the __________ Mr. Fox!
Fantastic
100
Boggis was a chicken farmer. He kept thousands of chicken. How was he described (what did he look like)?
enormously fat
100
“Your father is a fantastic fox.” What part of speech is fantastic?
adjective
100

Who is the author of Fantastic Mr. Fox?

Raold Dahl

100

What would be another good title for the 3rd chapter, “The Shooting" a) The Farmers Win b) Goodbye Forever Mr. Fox c) The Tattered Tail

a) The Tattered Tail

200

Why do you think Mr. Fox was always especially careful when coming out of his hole? 

He knew danger could be out there OR the farmers could be looking for him

200
Bunce was a duck and goose farmer. What did he like to eat?
donuts injected with goose liver
200
“It will never grow again,” said Mr. Fox. “I shall be tail-less for the rest of my life.” He looked very glum. What does the word glum mean?
sad, gloomy, depressed
200

What is the setting of the story?

in a forest and underground

200
Who is the main character in the story?
Mr. Fox
300
What idea did Mr. Fox have when the farmers' shovels got close to his family?
to dig his family to safety
300

Which farmer made all the plans to capture and kill Mr. Fox? Hint: He was clever and skinny

Bean

300
"He always approached a farm with the wind blowing in his face, and this meant that if any man were lurking in the shadows ahead, the wind would carry the smell of that man to Mr. Fox’s nose from far away." What does the word lurking mean?
hiding secretly
300

What was the author’s purpose in writing this novel?

a.to inform b. to entertain c. to persuade

b. to entertain

300
Who is the author of this book?
Roald Dahl
400

How many little foxes (children) are there?

FOUR

400

What is something the farmers all have in common?

They are mean and nasty

400

The farmers made an oath that they would not give up. What is an oath?

an important promise

400
What is the main conflict in the story?
Mr. Fox and his family are in danger of being killed by the farmers.
400

Where did the foxes live?

In a wood under a tree

500

What happened when the farmers shot at Mr. Fox

They blew off his tail

500

Why were the farmers "filled with rage"?

Mr. Fox stole from their farms

500

The sounds of the mechanical diggers (bulldozers) were deafening. What does the word "deafening" mean?

extremely loud

500

What beverage did Mr. Bean make with apples?

cider

500

What does Mr. Fox usually bring home for dinner?

Something he steals from one of the farmers

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