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Unlikely Friendships for Kids: The Dog & The Piglet Writing Task Printables Pack

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Engage students in this text comparison writing task using the texts: Because of Winn-Dixie by Kate DiCamillo, Unlikely Friendships for Kids: The Dog and the Piglet by Jennifer S. Holland, and Owen and Mzee: The True Story of a Remarkable Friendship by Isabella Hatkoff.

Writing Task:
Summarize a chapter from Unlikely Friendships for Kids by determining its main idea. Then compare the relationship between the characters in the chapter to a relationship in Because of Winn-Dixie and Owen and Mzee: The True Story of a Remarkable Friendship.

Included:
Jigsaw Expert Recording Forms (2)
Writing Task
3 Writing Organizers
Chapter Summary Organizer: Beginning, Middle, End
Jigsaw Puzzle Piece Labels for Each Chapter of the Book (5)
Writing Paper (2)
Writing Checklist
Main Idea Organizers for each chapter (5)
Analyzing Photographs/Illustrations Organizers (2)
Text Comparison T-Chart
Main Idea Puzzle Pieces 8 x 11 (5)
Main Idea Puzzle Pieces 8 x 14 (5)

(Aligns to Louisiana Guidebooks ELA Unit: Because of Winn-Dixie)

Total Pages
35
Answer Key
N/A
Teaching Duration
3 Days

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