Because of Winn-Dixie Teacher's Guide

Source: Candlewick

This Teacher's Resource Guide accompanies Kate DiCamillo's classic book Because of Winn-Dixie. Find pre-reading activities, comprehension strategies, and discussion topics to go with the book.

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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.

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.3.3 Describe characters in a story (e.g., their traits, motivations, or feelings) and explain how their actions contribute to the sequence of events.