Because of Winn Dixie Novel Study: Digital + Printable Unit [Kate DiCamillo]

Gay Miller
Grade Levels
3rd - 5th, Homeschool
Resource Type
Formats Included
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  • Google Apps™
  • Internet Activities
330 printable pages + Google Digital + Boom Learning
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Because of Winn-Dixie by Kate DiCamillo Novel Study contains lessons aligned to the Common Core Standards (CCSS) for grades 3-5. This comprehensive digital + printable unit includes vocabulary practice, comprehension quizzes/chapter questions, constructed response writing prompts, skill practice, and language arts lessons.

Be sure to check out all three versions of the Because of Winn-Dixie Book Unit to determine which best fits your teaching style.

Version #1 -- Because of Winn Dixie [Kate DiCamillo] Google Digital + Printable Book Unit (This product contains the entire printable version + interactive quizzes + over 80 Google™ Digital Slides.)

Version #2 -- Because of Winn Dixie [Kate DiCamillo] Printable Book Unit (This product contains the entire printable version.)

Version #3 -- Because of Winn Dixie [Kate DiCamillo] Abridged Printable Book Unit (This version contains vocabulary practice, comprehension questions, and constructed response writing.)

Where to Find Digital Resources

Multiple-choice, matching, and other question-types that can be graded by a machine were created using Boom Learning. Open-ended questions that require students to write paragraphs, games, and organizers were created using Google Slides.

Digital Activities for Google Slides

Open-ended questions such as constructed response questions and skill lessons are provided through Google Slides. Google Slide presentations include:

• 28 Constructed Response Writing Questions

• Prefixes and Suffixes

• When to Use –tion or –sion

• Figurative Language

• Context Clues

• Capitalization

• Modal Auxiliaries

• Connotation and Denotation

Digital Activities for Boom Learning

Multiple-choice, matching, etc. type questions are provided through Boom Learning. Vocabulary practice and comprehension quizzes have been created using Boom Learning. Boom Learning includes 13 Vocabulary/Comprehension Decks (1 for Every Two Chapters).

The printable resource includes the following:

Lesson Plans at a Glance


• Vocabulary List (26 focus words)

• Vocabulary Bookmarks

• Vocabulary Word Cards

• Vocabulary Practice Booklet (16-page booklet)

• Vocabulary Test


• 13 Comprehension Quizzes (1 for every two chapters) with multiple-choice, sequencing, matching, and short answer

• Password for Interactive Quizzes


• 29 Constructed Writing Questions

Language Arts and Reading Skills

Skill Practice/ Aligned to the Common Core State Standards

• Prefix and Suffix Cards and Pockets

• When to Use –tion or –sion Organizer

• Prefix and Suffix Practice

• Root Words Organizer

• Prefix and Suffix Sorting Activity

• Figurative Language Response Cards

• Figurative Language Three Door Flip Organizer

• Idiom Memory

• Game Activities to use With Task Cards

• Context Clues Organizer

• Context Clues Task Cards

• Context Clues Game Board

• Capitalization Organizer

• Capitalization Task Cards

• Modal Auxiliaries

• Modal Auxiliaries Organizer

• Modal Auxiliaries Task Cards

• Spelling Rules Organizer

• Spelling Rules Spoons Game

• Irregular Verbs Chart

• Connotation and Denotation Graphic Organizer

• Connotation/Character Traits Activity

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Total Pages
330 printable pages + Google Digital + Boom Learning
Answer Key
Teaching Duration
3 Weeks
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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Ask and answer questions to demonstrate understanding of a text, referring explicitly to the text as the basis for the answers.
Recount stories, including fables, folktales, and myths from diverse cultures; determine the central message, lesson, or moral and explain how it is conveyed through key details in the text.
Describe characters in a story (e.g., their traits, motivations, or feelings) and explain how their actions contribute to the sequence of events.
Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, distinguishing literal from nonliteral language.
Refer to parts of stories, dramas, and poems when writing or speaking about a text, using terms such as chapter, scene, and stanza; describe how each successive part builds on earlier sections.


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