Because of Winn-Dixie Discussion Guide

Source: Candlewick

Use this Discussion Guide from Candlewick Press to stimulate student thinking after reading Because of Winn-Dixie. Explore questions of character development, themes, and perspective.

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Literacy Standards

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.3.1 Ask and answer questions to demonstrate understanding of a text, referring explicitly to the text as the basis for the answers.

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.4.1 Refer to details and examples in a text when explaining what the text says explicitly and when drawing inferences from the text.

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.5.1 Quote accurately from a text when explaining what the text says explicitly and when drawing inferences from the text.