Included in this Because of Winn Dixie novel study are a variety of Common Core aligned reading responses for every chapter. These responses check students' understanding, as well as provide them a focus for reading Because of Winn-DIxie!
Students are required to look back in the story to support their thinking with evidence.
Strategy pages are included so that students can make connections, predict, and ask questions as they read.
Also included is a CCSS-alignment sheet so teachers can know exactly what standards are being addressed with each chapter. A complete answer key rounds out the unit, keeping it as simple as possible for the teacher!
write chapter titles (determine the theme or main idea)
answer text-dependent questions
determine character traits
support opinions with details from the text
write chapter summaries
order events into the correct sequence
compare and contrast more than one character
analyze the story from the main character's point of view
respond critically to the story