by Kate DiCamillo
can a dog change people’s lives? Adopted as a stray
by ten-year-old Opal, Winn-Dixie digs deep through the loneliness
and sorrows of humans around him to uncover and connect
interesting roots. Then, together, they discover the wings
of Winn-Dixie may
change YOUR life, too! You will love the book and the Kids
Wings unit! Included in the unit is activities for Jean Craighead
George's book How
to Talk to Your Dog.
Extensions for Because
to Talk to Your Dog
Because of Winn-Dixie
Paws in Prison
Pathological Fears: List
30-page Kids Wings unit, perfect for lesson plans, handouts,
or projection on your SmartBoard! Because
is now available!
Activity Guide Contains:
Activity Guide/Lesson Plans contain some great activities
Pre-reading Discussion Cards
2 Readers Theater Scripts
An Illustrated Dialectical Journal
Chapter Questions for Predict-Read-Confirm
Map of Naomi, Florida
Logic Puzzle: Instructions for Adding Locations to the Map
of Naomi, Florida
People and Places (map activities)
Gertrude's Pet Shop Logic Puzzle
Pet Store Math
Cause and Effect: The Path of Winn Dixie
See What I Done (English Dialect to Standard English)
Crossword Puzzle: Puzzling Characters
Ten Things About Mama
Reaching Out Through Research
Visualizing Chapters 12-15
Visualizing Chapters 24-26
Awesome Letter Writing Jigsaw Activity
PLUS a 5-page activity guide for How to Talk to Your Dog
world's greatest Literature Units for Because
of Winn Dixie and 20 other terrific children's
novels are in the Kids Wings Roots and Wings Collection.
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