A fantastic activity to help students identify and understand the numerous similes, metaphors, and idioms that appear in Kate DiCamillo's fabulous novel, "Because of Winn-Dixie." It can be used as independent work or partner work for students who finish early, as a literacy center, or as a whole classroom activity/game.
The download comes with:
-Metaphors, similes, and idioms from "Because of Winn-Dixie"
-a student worksheet for assessment purposes
This activity can also be downloaded as part of a complete novel study, literature unit which includes over 20 unique activities for this novel. Please look for "Because of Winn-Dixie - Literature Unit"