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Flashcards in Danny the Champion of the World Deck (27):
1

What three things should the first sentence of the introduction do?

State the title of the novel
State the author
Answer the question in one sentence

2

Who is the author of Danny the Champion of the World?

Roald Dahl

3

How do we indicate a title?

Underline it

4

What three qualities does Danny demonstrate?

Excellence
Courage
Commitment

5

How does Danny demonstrate the quality of Excellence?

By coming up with the plan to poach all of Mr Hazell's pheasants

6

Which quote demonstrates Danny striving for excellence?

“It will be a landmark in the history of poaching!”

7

In the quote “It will be a landmark in the history of poaching!” what is the important piece of punctuation? What is the effect of this punctuation?

Exclamation mark - shows William’s excitement and pride as he can see Danny changing as he strives for excellence

8

What is the name of the plan that Danny comes up with to catch the pheasants?

'Sleeping Beauty'

9

What do we call the first sentence of a body paragraph?

Statement

10

What is the purpose of a statement in a body paragraph?

To state what the paragraph is going to be about

11

What do we call the second sentence of a body paragraph?

Explanation

12

What is the purpose of an explanation in a body paragraph?

Explains the statement - gives more detail

13

What do we call the third sentence of a body paragraph?

Evidence

14

What is the purpose of an evidence sentence in a body paragraph?

To provide a quote which gives concrete evidence

15

What do we call the fourth/final sentence of a body paragraph?

Relevance

16

What is the purpose of a relevance sentence in a body paragraph?

To link back to the question and remind the reader why the information in the body paragraph is answering the question

17

How does Danny demonstrate the quality of Courage?

When he drives the Baby Austin to rescue his father

18

Which quote demonstrates Danny's courage?

“I will not pretend I wasn’t petrified. I was.”

19

In the quote “I will not pretend I wasn’t petrified. I was.” which word is the most emotive?

Petrified

20

How does Danny demonstrate the quality of Commitment?

Commitment to being the best mechanic that he can be

21

Which quote demonstrates Danny's commitment?

“You must easily be the best five-year-old mechanic in the world”

22

Which word is the superlative in the quote “You must easily be the best five-year-old mechanic in the world”?

Best

23

Which event shows Danny's excellence?

By coming up with the plan to poach all of Mr Hazell's pheasants

24

Which relationship shows Danny's courage?

His relationship with William because it leads him to rescue William from the trap at Hazell's Woods

25

Which setting shows Danny's commitment?

The workshop

26

Name 3 techniques that Roald Dahl uses to show Danny's 3 qualities

Event - Excellence
Relationship - Commitment
Setting - Commitment

27

How do you spell the author's name?

Roald Dahl