Because of Winn-Dixie Novel Study

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This novel study of Because of Winn-Dixie by Kate DiCamillo is Common Core aligned, easy prep, and differentiated with lots of rigorous and fun reading comprehension and vocabulary graphic organizers, worksheets and a vocabulary game. Your kids will love creating their own bottle tree from the template provided as an after-novel activity! This novel study contains 48 student work pages, plus teacher pages and answer keys.

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Reading level: Lexile – 610L, Guided Reading Level “R”
Genre: Realistic fiction

Summary: The Newberry Honor Book, Because of Winn-Dixie, is about ten-year Opal, her daddy “the Preacher,” and the friends she makes, all because of the stray dog she finds and names Winn-Dixie. Because of Winn-Dixie, Opal and her father come to accept the loss of Opal’s mother and welcome many new friends, and the people of their little town come closer together.

This novel study is divided into the following easy to use packets:
Teacher Packet
• Novel Summary
• Novel Study Overview
• Rubric
• Daily Progress Checklist
• Directions for Preparation and Teaching

Student Packet includes:
Before Reading
• Personalized cover for student novel study packets
• Preview questions to create interest
During Reading
• Reading Log
Story Vocabulary Worksheets - 30 words and 6 figurative language phrases
Story Understanding Worksheets - 52 questions including:
• What’s Happening? - comprehension check of story details
• Digging Deeper – critical thinking questions

Graphic Organizers
• Connect It (cause and effect)
• Compare It (critical thinking)
• Quote It (inferring meaning)
• Think About It (critical thinking writing response)
• Map It (story map)
• Report It (writing activity)
• Learn from It (theme and lesson of the story)
• Identify It (Who, What, Where, When, Why - story details)
• Plot It (rising and falling action, climax, resolution)
• Main Idea (illustrate and title chapter choices)
• Character Study (illustrate and give evidence of character trait)
• Bottle Template for creating a Classroom Mistake Tree)

Vocabulary Activities Packet:
Vocabulary Dice Game Page
30 novel study vocabulary word cards
30 novel study definition cards
6 novel study figurative language sentence
6 novel study figurative language definition cards

Answer Key Packet

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