Because of Winn-Dixie
Journeys Unit 1 Lesson 1
Common Core aligned
Pg. 3-5 Vocabulary in Context – copy pages A and B back to back, fold on the solid lines and cut on the dotted lines – read the vocabulary word and its definition – lift the flap and use it in a sentence and illustrate it
Pg. 6 Use It! – use your vocabulary words in a short story/paragraph
Pg. 7-8 Spelling Art! – copy pages A and B back to back – roll the dice to see what color to use to write each spelling word
Pg. 9-15 Story Structure Mobile – Create Winn-Dixie and write about the characters, setting, and plot on his dog bones – copy patterns onto the appropriate colored construction paper – glue together as seen in the example – punch holes and add yarn
Pg. 16-18 My Comprehension Flip It! – copy pages A and B back to back, fold on the solid line and cut on the dotted lines – flip up the questions to write your answers and illustrate on the back
Pg. 19-21 Because of Winn-Dixie trifold – copy pages A and B back to back and fold as seen in the example – It’s your turn to summarize the story, tell about the story within the story, the life lesson that is learned, and how the characters help each other – illustrate what Florida look like when Miss Franny was a little girl
Pg. 22 Write about a time you met a new friend. – Where did you meet? What did you do?
Pg. 23 Write about Because of Winn-Dixie and Because of BookEnds – How do they help others in each reading selection?
Pg. 24 Our Book Drive – enough for two students on each page – plan a book drive for someone in your community – write down the steps to your plan
Pg. 25-30 Come to the Prefix Library! – copy pages A and B back to back, glue the three pockets in by gluing only the sides and bottoms – cut out the books – write a root word to go with each prefix – turn the book on its side to use the word in a sentence – place the book in the appropriate “book shelf” pocket
Pg. 31-34 Complete Sentence/Sentence Fragment Flip book – copy pages A and B back to back, fold on the solid line and cut on the dotted line – write 3 examples of complete sentences and 3 examples of fragments – cut out the strips and glue them under the correct flap – read your complete sentences - circle the simple subjects with red and the simple predicates in blue – have a friend read your fragments and turn them into complete sentences
Pg. 35 Thanks and Credits