Synopsis: India Opal was new to town. She had no friends yet and was very lonely. That all changed when she went to the Winn-Dixie grocery store for her father and came home with a stray dog. She names the dog Winn-Dixie and he quickly wins over everyone he comes into contact with. India meets several people in Naomi, Florida who are just like her. They need a friend. Through Winn-Dixie, India is able to meet and open up to people. Winn-Dixie brings people together who might otherwise have never met. Adults and children can learn a lot about themselves and friendship "Because of Winn-Dixie".
This print and use workbook is a child-directed literature study that requires no teacher or parental prep time.
The format is an exciting new approach to studying literature. Each page engages the student in many interesting activities. Children will explore new vocabulary in its context and answer questions that involve them in the story. Learners reflect on their own experiences to better understand those of the characters. This process ensures full comprehension of the novel. Additional activities involve illustrating, sequencing, analyzing characters, and point of view.
The literature study concludes with an organized and detailed book summary. A simple rubric is included for grading the book summary.
Get involved with the story and become a better reader.
Total Pages: 31