Because of Winn Dixie

Author: Kate DiCamillo
Publisher: Candlewick Press
ISBN: 9780763649456
Release Date: 2009-09-08
Genre: Juvenile Fiction

A classic tale by Newbery Medalist Kate DiCamillo, America's beloved storyteller. One summer’s day, ten-year-old India Opal Buloni goes down to the local supermarket for some groceries – and comes home with a dog. But Winn-Dixie is no ordinary dog. It’s because of Winn-Dixie that Opal begins to make friends. And it’s because of Winn-Dixie that she finally dares to ask her father about her mother, who left when Opal was three. In fact, as Opal admits, just about everything that happens that summer is because of Winn-Dixie. Featuring a new cover illustration by E. B. Lewis and an excerpt of Kate DiCamillo's newest novel, Raymie Nightingale.

Because of Winn Dixie Close Reading and Text Dependent Questions

Author: Tracy Pearce
Publisher: Teacher Created Materials
ISBN: 9781480795266
Release Date: 2014-10-01

Students analyze Because of Winn-Dixie using key skills from the Common Core. Close reading of the text is required to answer text-dependent questions. Included are student pages with the text-dependent questions as well as suggested answers.

Because of Winn Dixie

Author: BookCaps
Publisher: BookCaps Study Guides
ISBN: 9781621071556
Release Date: 2012
Genre: Biography & Autobiography

The perfect companion to Kate Dicamillo’s "Because of Winn-Dixie," this study guide contains a chapter by chapter analysis of the book, a summary of the plot, and a guide to major characters and themes. BookCap Study Guides do not contain text from the actual book, and are not meant to be purchased as alternatives to reading the book. We all need refreshers every now and then. Whether you are a student trying to cram for that big final, or someone just trying to understand a book more, BookCaps can help. We are a small, but growing company, and are adding titles every month.

A Literature Kit for Because of Winn Dixie by Kate DiCamillo

Author: David McAleese
Publisher: Classroom Complete Press
ISBN: 1553193253
Release Date: 2006-09
Genre: Education

A Literature Kit. Your students will enjoy this wonderful story of loss and longing, of loneliness, friendships and the finding of contentment in a place for oneself. This is a story in which a ten-year-old girl must face the abandonment of her mother, and find the answer to the question Will she ever come back? The answer, surprisingly, is No!, but India Opal Buloni, over the course of the novel, learns to deal with this answer through her experiences and support of a growing circle of friends, all of whom have also suffered some kind of loss themselves. And finally, it is the story of the love between a girl and her dog, a pet that has an uncanny ability to bring kindred spirits together.

A Guide for Using Because of Winn Dixie in the Classroom

Author: Melissa Hart
Publisher: Teacher Created Resources
ISBN: 9780743931595
Release Date: 2002-09-01
Genre: Education

When ten-year-old India Opal Buloni moves to Naomi, Florida, with her preacher father, she doesn't know what to expect - least of all, that she'll adopt Winn-Dixie, a dog she names after the supermarket where they met. Opal is lonely at first, but with such an unusually friendly dog at her side, she makes some unusual friends and discovers she has a whole lot to be thankful for.

Because of Winn Dixie Making Cross Curricular Connections

Author: Tracy Pearce
Publisher: Teacher Created Materials
ISBN: 9781480795273
Release Date: 2014-10-01

These cross-curricular activities for Because of Winn-Dixie incorporate key skills from the Common Core. The activities integrate literature with social studies, science, mathematics, and more. Activity pages engage and challenge students.

Because of Winn Dixie Movie Scrapbook

Author: Jean K. Kwon
Publisher: Candlewick Press (MA)
ISBN: 0763628174
Release Date: 2004-12-18
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

In this companion to the film, which includes photographs from the movie set and recipes, the dog Winn-Dixie describes how he met ten-year-old India Opal Buloni and all the good things that happened to them as a result.

An Instructional Guide for Literature Because of Winn Dixie

Author: Tracy Pearce
Publisher: Teacher Created Materials
ISBN: 9781480769144
Release Date: 2014-11-01

Learn how Winn-Dixie encourages Opal to make friends by completing fun, challenging activities and lessons in this instructional guide for literature, created to support this award-winning children's favorite. This guide is the perfect tool to aid students in analyzing and comprehending this inspiring story. Appealing and challenging cross-curricular lessons and activities incorporate research-based literacy skills to help students become thorough readers. These lessons and activities work in conjunction with the text to teach students how to analyze and comprehend story elements in multiple ways, practice close reading and text-based vocabulary, determine meaning through text-dependent questions, and much more.

Because of Winn Dixie

Author: Wayne Wang
ISBN: OCLC:967945126
Release Date: 2005

A Tail of a girl and the four-legged friend who changes her life. When she and her father move to a small town she adopts a scruffy pooch named Winn-Dixie.


Author: Karen McRae
Publisher: Rigorous Reading
ISBN: 1420682008
Release Date: 2017-01-01
Genre: Education

Maximize your students reading experience by providing activities that foster comprehension and reinforce understanding of literary elements. Activities for each section allow students to process portions of the novel through individual and collaborative exercises that encourage close reading. Suggestions for maintaining Interactive Novel Logs provide students with additional ways to reflect and connect personally with the novel. Students have the opportunity to synthesize their ideas through a variety of post-reading activities. Correlated to the Common Core State Standards.

Because of Winn Dixie Comprehension Assessment

Author: Tracy Pearce
Publisher: Teacher Created Materials
ISBN: 9781480795310
Release Date: 2014-10-01

These assessment questions for Because of Winn-Dixie are modeled after current testing models requiring students to revisit the text for answers. Students have to support their opinions and inferences with examples from the text.