The charming, Newberry-award-winning novel, Because of Winn-Dixie, by Kate DiCamillo, is a perfect read for upper-elementary students. This novel study guide will provide your students the opportunity to discover deep, personal meaning within this lively story.
Concepts covered in this study guide:
~Comprehension questions for each chapter with fact recall, open-ended and short answer questions
~6 Vocabulary crossword puzzles (chapters are grouped into 4-5 for each puzzle)
~8 Figurative Language concept flash cards for student review
~51 Figurative Language quiz cards with various examples of figurative language from the novel and multiple choice options to identify the type of figurative language used
~Student answer document for Fig. Lang. quiz cards
~16 Text-to-Self Connections task cards encouraging students to apply meaning from the story into their own lives.
~16 Text-to-Text Connections task cards encouraging students to relate events from this novel to other stories they have read
~12 Text-to-World Connections task cards encouraging students to relate events from this novel to events or things in the real world
~A student response worksheet for each task card group
~Complete answer keys for comprehension questions, crossword puzzles, and figurative language quiz cards
Also provided within this study guide:
~Extended learning activity suggestions for vocabulary words
~Instructions for use of each type of activity in this pack
~Suggestions for other uses of activities
This study guide is an excellent resource for your classroom novel study.
**Each different study section of this pack has been divided into individual packs to purchase if you are only in need of a specific section. This study guide is offered at a .50 discount off the total of all four separate packs.
The following mini-study guides are also available (do not purchase this pack in addition to any of the following). Click on the links for details:
Because of Winn-Dixie Comprehension Questions only
Because of Winn-Dixie Vocabulary Crossword Puzzles
Because of Winn-Dixie Text Connections Task Cards
Because of Winn-Dixie Figurative Language Quiz Cards
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