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BECAUSE OF WINN DIXIE story summary: Opal and her father move to Florida. Opal misses her friends, her home and her mother. Opal befriends a stray dog at a Winn Dixie grocery store and falls completely in love with him. She names him Winn Dixie ☺. Winn Dixie introduces Opal to many new friends. One day Winn Dixie goes missing. Opal is devastated and tries to think of 10 things she could write about Winn Dixie to help others find him.
Students are asked to read chapter twenty-four of BECAUSE OF WINN DIXIE by Kate DiCamillo. They carefully study Opal’s list. Students notice that some things about Winn Dixie are external (physical appearance) and many things are internal (heart and soul).
This item includes:
Drafting top ten things
Publishing the final list
Illustrating the most important thing
A poster for discussion
A bulletin board sign and lettering "Ten Things"
The lists along with the illustration page, poster, and lettering showcase beautifully. Add white Christmas lights and WOW.
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