Because of Winn-Dixie Novel Unit


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Because of Winn Dixie

This unit for one of my all-time favorite books- Because of Winn-Dixie by Kate DiCamillo- is filled with engaging print-and-go activities! You could use it with your whole class or with a guided reading group. Don’t forget the Mentor Sentence set, too!

Here is a list of what’s included:
bookmarks in color and black and white
chapter questions (with answers)
name the chapters
scrapbook pages for all of the main characters
character traits of Opal
re-write from different point of view (with ideas)
analyzing Opal’s dad (using the turtle metaphor from the book)
compare Winn-Dixie and Opal
2 ten things activities
Opal’s feelings of other characters
nonfiction passage about thunderstorms with questions
Littmus Lozenge memories with characters and personal activity
analyzing quote about prejudice from Gloria
personal response to what makes a good friend
response to how Winn-Dixie affected the characters

Be sure to look at the preview to see this unit!

Answer keys are included for activities that don’t have open responses. I hope you and your students will enjoy using this unit as much as my kids!

Be sure to get the MENTOR SENTENCE UNIT, too!

Love Kate DiCamillo? Where the Wild Things Learn and I paired up to bring you activities for The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane! Get the Edward Tulane Mentor Sentences AND the Edward Tulane Novel Unit! We also paired up for Flora and Ulysses! Get the Flora & Ulysses Mentor Sentences AND the Flora & Ulysses Novel Unit!

Please remember, this purchase is for the use of one teacher. It is not intended to be shared. Please use the ‘additional license’ purchase if more than one teacher will be using it. Thank you!

Copyright © 2014 Ideas By Jivey, LLC
All rights reserved by author, Jessica Ivey.
Permission to copy for single classroom use only.
Electronic distribution limited to single classroom use only.
Not for public display.

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