Fantastic Mr. Fox Novel Study Literature Guide Unit

Grade Levels
3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th
Resource Types
Product Rating
File Type
PDF (Acrobat) Document File
Be sure that you have an application to open this file type before downloading and/or purchasing.
3.14 MB   |   63 pages


Fantastic Mr. Fox by Roald Dahl: Complete Novel Study with Questions, Activities, and Projects

This 63 Page Fantastic Mr. Fox Novel Study Package contains everything you need to teach a complete unit on Fantastic Mr. Fox. Detailed comprehension questions, teacher friendly answer keys, vocabulary words, story element analysis, foldables, and engaging projects are all included in this comprehensive literature guide. All activities are classroom tested and include creative handouts, detailed instructions, graphic organizers, and templates! Very little teacher prep is needed – simply print and teach!

Resources included in this package can be easily aligned to the common core.

This creative and engaging package includes the following:

Comprehension Questions: A complete set of comprehension questions is included. COMPLETE ANSWER KEY INCLUDED!!!

Vocabulary Words: A complete set of Vocabulary words covering all the chapters of the novel.

Reading and Comprehension Strategy Notes: A page of notes on the different types of Reading and Comprehension strategies is included. This package includes a complete teacher version and a fill in the blank student version.

Question Stems: A full page of information on the three different levels of questions is included. Level one questions ask students to think and search. These type of questions can be answered by looking directly at the text. Level two questions ask students to go beyond answers they find in the text, and asks them to think about what the author wants them to believe. Level three questions ask students to examine their own thinking. Answers for these types of questions cannot be found in the text, and relate to directly to the students own thinking. Different question stem examples are provided for each level of questioning. Students refer back to this page of information throughout the unit, as they are asked to create and answer their own questions using each of the different question levels.

Reading and Comprehension Strategy Based Questions: A collection of handouts relating to each chapter of the novel. These handouts include a variety of Reading Strategy and Comprehension Strategy based questions, and require students to really THINK about the reading. Students are asked to make predictions, inferences, and connections (text to self, text to world, and text to text). Students are asked to visualize, through words and illustrations. Students are asked to analyze quotes from the novel, and evaluate the novel as a whole. Activities relating to summarizing, synthesizing, and questioning are also included.

Elements of Literature Notes: No novel study is complete without information on the Elements of Literature. Several pages of information relating to each element (conflict, foreshadowing, etc.) are organized into an easy to read table. A blank student version is included. These notes can be applied to ANY novel or short story!

Compare and Contrast Venn Diagram Graphic Organizers: A Venn diagram style graphic organizer is included, for students to compare and contrast the diggers and farmers.

Student Package Cover: A student package cover for students to color and use is included!

Protagonist and Antagonist Information Sheet: A page of information describing Protagonists and Antagonists.

Protagonist and Antagonist Activity Handout: Students use the template provided to illustrate and describe the Protagonist and Antagonist in Fantastic Mr. Fox. Draft and good copy templates provided!

Conflict Information Sheet: A page of information describing different types of conflict

Conflict Foldable: Students create a foldable describing the different types of conflict. This is an excellent hands on activity that makes a great study tool! Template included!

Conflict in Fantastic Mr. Fox: Students use this sheet to illustrate and describe the main type of conflict in the novel.

Check out some great similar products here!

Interactive Reading Notebooks: Reading Comprehension Strategies.

Interactive Reading Notebooks: Author’s Purpose!.

Customer Tips:

How to get TPT credit to use on future purchases:
• Please go to your My Purchases page (you may need to login). Beside each purchase you'll see a Provide Feedback button. If you click on it, you will be taken to a page where you can give a quick rating and leave a short comment for the product. Each time you give feedback, TPT gives you feedback credits that you use to lower the cost of your future purchases. Don’t you just love getting stuff for free?! I really value your feedback, as it helps me improve my products!

Be the first to know about my new discounts, freebies and product launches:
• Look for the green star next to my store logo and click it to become a follower. You will now receive email updates about this store. I promise not to spam you!


Total Pages
Answer Key
Teaching Duration

Average Ratings

Overall Quality:
32 ratings
Please log in to post a question.
Digital Download
User Rating: 4.0/4.0
Digital Download
Fantastic Mr. Fox Novel Study Literature Guide Unit
Fantastic Mr. Fox Novel Study Literature Guide Unit
Fantastic Mr. Fox Novel Study Literature Guide Unit