Because of Winn-Dixie Novel Study - Distance Learning - Google Classroom

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3rd - 5th, Homeschool
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  1. Kate DiCamillo Novel Study Bundle! The novel studies included in this bundle are:Because of Winn-DixieRaymie NightingaleThe Magician's ElephantThe Tiger RisingThe Miraculous Journey of Edward TulaneFlora and UlyssesThe Tale of Despereaux(Note: We also have a Mercy Watson by Kate DiCamillo novel stud
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  2. This bundle includes 10 of our novel studies selected for fourth grade students in printable and digital formats.The 10 novel studies included in this bundle are:• Because of Winn-Dixie• How To Eat Fried Worms• Matilda• Mr. Popper's Penguins• Sadako and the Thousand Paper Cranes• Shiloh• Stone Fox•
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This is a novel study for Because of Winn-Dixie by Kate DiCamillo. Includes printable and digital versions. 44 pages of student work, plus an answer key! This novel study divides Because of Winn-Dixie into five sections for study. The chapters are grouped as follows: Chapter 1-5, 6-10, 11-15, 16-20, 21-26.

Includes the following:

• Because of Winn-Dixie novel study title page for students

• Dictionary Look-up sheets (5 total)

• Vocabulary Study sheets (5 total)

• Understanding the Story comprehension worksheets (5 total)

• Chapter Summary worksheets (5 total)

• Time for a Test! assessment sheets (2 pages - includes multiple choice, short answer and long answer questions)

• 20 Comprehension worksheets (includes Before Reading, Author Research, Character Chart, Making Predictions, Plot Mountain, Story Timeline, Conflict, Setting, Theme, Problem Solving, Cause and Effect, Character Types, Character Map, Facts and Opinions, Persuasive Writing, Quotations, Character Comparison, Story Comparison, Making Connections) ***Note: some of these pages are similar to those found in our Because of Winn-Dixie Companion Pack.

• Reading Log for students to record novels read

• Answer key - 12 pages (for the Vocabulary Study, Understanding the Story, and test pages)

• Common core standards sheet - outline of standards met for grades 3 - 5

Bonus Digital Version - Google Classroom compatible!

Included in the download are PowerPoint files for each section of the novel study. Use these files right in PowerPoint, or upload them to your Google Drive / Google Classroom account (they're free!) to share with your students! Your students will be able to fill in their answers and submit their work, all online.

Please note that the print and digital versions are not identical. The digital versions of our novel studies have mostly the same content as our print versions, but the format of some activities differ in order to make them easier for students to complete digitally, and some questions and activities have been altered or eliminated. For example, drawing activities have been eliminated.

Aligned to common core - RL3.1, RL3.3, RL3.4, RL3.5, RL3.6, L3.1, L3.4, L3.5, RL4.1, RL4.2, RL4.3, RL4.4, L4.4, L4.5, RL5.1, RL5.2, RL5.3, RL5.4, L5.4, L5.5

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58 pages
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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
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.
Distinguish their own point of view from that of the narrator or those of the characters.
Refer to details and examples in a text when explaining what the text says explicitly and when drawing inferences from the text.


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