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Because of Winn-Dixie Novel Study


No prep novel study for Because of Winn-Dixie by Kate DiCamillo. Includes student workbook with worksheets and graphic organizers, a variety of assessments, projects, games, complete answer key, and much more. Print and Google Drive digital options included.

CCSS aligned for grade 3.


This is a 140+ page, Common Core aligned, complete novel study for Because of Winn-Dixie by Kate DiCamillo. This NO PREP book study teaching unit has everything that you will need to teach and assess the novel. The table of contents makes finding information quick and easy. ALL ANSWER KEYS ARE INCLUDED.

The novel study is divided into 7 sections. Each section includes vocabulary, chapter questions, discussion questions, a vocabulary crossword puzzle, and a review quiz.

  • Chapters 1-4
  • Chapters 5-8
  • Chapters 9-10
  • Chapters 11-12
  • Chapters 13-14
  • Chapters 15-19
  • Chapters 20-26

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Included in this novel study guide for Because of Winn-Dixie:

Introductory and Informational Materials:

  • Anticipation Guide
  • Teaching Notes
  • CCSS Checklists for grade 3

Vocabulary Building Materials:

  • Vocabulary Master List (digital option)
  • “Mark My Words” Student Vocabulary Bookmark
  • Word Wall Cards
  • Vocabulary and Definition Cards
  • Vocabulary & Character Crossword Puzzles (7, answer keys included) (digital option)
  • Final Vocabulary Quiz (matching, answer key included)

Student Packet (digital option) (divided into 7 sections) featuring:

  • Vocabulary
  • Chapter Questions
  • Discussion Questions
  • Student Projects

Easy to Grade Assessments:

Activities Included in this Book Study:

  • Because of Winn-Dixie Question and Answer Dice Game

Common Core Standards utilized with this unit:

  • R.L. 3.1, 3.2, 3.3, 3.4, 3.5, 3.6, 3.10
  • L. 3.4, 3.4a, 3.4d, 3.5, 3.5a
  • W. 3.1, 3.2, 3.3, 3.4

Skills addressed in this book study guide include:

  • determining word meaning from context clues or a dictionary
  • identifying and explaining the meaning of figurative language
  • identify point of view
  • making inferences
  • interpreting the feelings of a character
  • summarize/describe events
  • providing textual evidence to support an answer
  • make predictions
  • identify theme(s)
  • identify the conflict(s) in a story
  • compare and contrast
  • state an opinion and give reasons to support it
  • informative writing
  • narrative writing
  • persuasive writing


Just looking for assessments?

Purchase the section quizzes and crossword puzzles as a stand-alone product here.

Purchase the comprehensive quiz as a stand-alone product here.

Purchase the final exam as a stand-alone product here.


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