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In the Because of Winn-Dixie Louisiana Guidebook Lesson 2 students compare and contrast excerpts from Because of Winn-Dixie and The Cricket in Times Square in preparation for the following narrative writing assignment:
Tell a story about a time when you or another person tried to convince an adult to let you keep an unusual pet as a companion. Model your story language and dialogue after Because of Winn-Dixie and The Cricket in Times Square.
Lesson 2 PowerPoint Presentation (45 slides)
Shades of Meaning Lesson
Narrative Writing Elements Review
Printables for Lesson 2 PowerPoint Presentation:
*Compare & Contrast Activity
*Dialogue Rules Poster
*Narrative Writing Elements Checklist
*Narrative Writing Dialogue Checklist
*Excerpt: The Cricket in Times Square
*Writing Conversation Starters