This Because of Winn Dixie 200+ page resource has fun activities and is perfect for your upcoming novel study! This Because of Winn Dixie novel study contains reading comprehension questions, foldable activities, graphic organizers, vocabulary activities, and engaging projects.
While all of the activities included in this package can be used as is, they make an excellent addition to a Reader’s Notebook. Reader’s Notebooks are powerful tools that enable students to be creative, independent thinkers and writers. Reader’s Notebooks allow students to express their ideas in unique ways, and process information presented in class. Completed Reader’s Notebooks become valuable study tools for students to reflect back on, and are great as a record of student progress over time.
200+ PAGES OF RESOURCES!!!
Very little teacher prep is needed – simply print and teach!
This creative and engaging package includes the following:
Pre-Reading Activity – An engaging pre-reading activity is included to access prior knowledge and get students excited about the story.
Comprehension Questions: Multiple pages of detailed comprehension questions for all chapters are included. A detailed Answer Key is included!
Creative and Engaging Graphic Organizers – lots of different graphic organizers are included to use along with the novel – choose the ones that work best for your group!
Reading Strategy Questions: A full set of Reading Strategy Questions to go along with the novel are included. These questions ask students to look deeply at the text, and infer, connect, evaluate, question, comprehend, predict, evaluate, summarize, and synthesize.
Reading Strategy Poster Pages: Three poster pages for each of the strategies listed above are included. Students answer the deep thinking questions and color the images. These make gorgeous classroom displays or interactive notebook additions.
Fun Interactive Foldable Activities – a variety of different foldable activities are included – choose the ones that work best for your class. All of these activities are MESS FREE and require NO PREP – no small pieces to lose!
Cover Page – this makes a great title page for an Interactive Notebook or novel study package.
Reading Strategy Bookmarks- A full set of reading strategy based bookmarks are included. Students can pick their bookmark and work on the corresponding strategy while reading. Great for independent practice and differentiation!
Timeline Summary Activity – Students use the included timeline template to illustrate and describe key events in the novel.
Because of Winn Dixie Vocabulary Word Wall Cards – A full set of vocabulary word wall cards have been included – simply cut, laminate, and hang!
Vocabulary Lists – A full list of vocabulary words to go along with the novel are included.
Because of Winn Dixie Vocabulary Foldable Activities – Foldable activities for all listed vocabulary words are included, with detailed student instructions.
Vocabulary Activities – Several different vocabulary activities are included, to use along with the vocabulary word lists. Choose the ones that work best for your learners.
Writing Prompts – A variety of different prompts are included. These are great for review, and also make great early finisher activities.
5W News Report Project – Students analyze the who, what, when, where, and why of the novel in this fun final project!
Top Three Pennant Review Project – students reflect back on the unit, and showcase their learning in a giant pennant project. Student templates and full instructions included. These make great final projects and bulletin board displays!