Fantastic Mr. Fox Vocabulary

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Fantastic Mr. Fox Vocabulary

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Activity Overview


Roald Dahl uses complex sentence structures and rich vocabulary. Students can use contextual clues to determine the meaning of many of the words, but a more thorough look at vocabulary is a valuable activity for this book. Student can use a spider web or a traditional storyboard layout to map out the meaning of words with contextual clues and definitions. They can then depict the scenes where the words are used.


Example Fantastic Mr. Fox Vocabulary Words

  • sprawling
  • evergreen
  • gesture
  • distractedly
  • fluttering
  • indigenous
  • compound
  • inaudibly
  • annoyed
  • obviously
  • reverie
  • exaggerate
  • intrigue
  • khaki
  • tweed
  • smothered
  • acre
  • eerie


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Student Instructions

Demonstrate your understanding of the vocabulary words in Fantastic Mr. Fox by creating visualizations.


  1. Choose three vocabulary words from the story and type them in the title boxes.
  2. Find the definition in a print or online dictionary.
  3. Write a sentence that uses the vocabulary word.
  4. Illustrate the meaning of the word in the cell using a combination of scenes, characters, and items.
    • Alternatively, use Photos for Class to show the meaning of the words with the search bar.
  5. Save and submit your storyboard.

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