Because of Winn Dixie Novel Unit - Book Study

Grade Levels
3rd - 4th
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52 pages
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This novel study for Because of Winn Dixie by Kate DiCamillo has over 50 pages to practice reading comprehension, drawing conclusions, character traits, vocabulary development, and other reader response activities.

Use this book companion for guided reading groups, literature circles, small group instruction, or as a whole-group read aloud to your class.

Every chapter has open-ended comprehension questions that cover a variety of reading skills including:

♥ Drawing Conclusions

♥ Multiple Meaning Words

♥ Summarizing

♥ Metaphors

♥ Identifying Character Traits

♥ Comparing and Contrasting

♥ Making Connections

♥ Cause & Effect

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52 pages
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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Read closely to determine what the text says explicitly and to make logical inferences from it; cite specific textual evidence when writing or speaking to support conclusions drawn from the text.
Determine central ideas or themes of a text and analyze their development; summarize the key supporting details and ideas.
Analyze how and why individuals, events, and ideas develop and interact over the course of a text.
Interpret words and phrases as they are used in a text, including determining technical, connotative, and figurative meanings, and analyze how specific word choices shape meaning or tone.
Read and comprehend complex literary and informational texts independently and proficiently.


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