These sites have discussion questions and activities relating to the book “Because of Winn-Dixie.” Read an interview with the author, Kate DiCamillo, plus learn about Florida, which is the setting for the book. A main character is a dog, so there are sites on selecting a dog breed, how to calculate your dog’s age, plus online dog games. Includes recipes for egg-salad sandwiches and horehound candy.
Click on the "Section" links for activities. Students are to take on the following roles: character sketcher, discussion director, passage picker, word wizard, and summarizer. NOTE: The example links in chapter one are broken.
Visit the official site of Winn-Dixie stores. Under "Stores and Specials," click on "Locate a Store" to see a map of locations, and "Tour a Store" to find out what they have to offer. Under "Company Info," click on "General Information" to read the company's history.
This is the 2000 list of the 50 most popular dogs in the United States according to the American Kennel Club. Click on the links for illustrations of each of the dog breeds. Click on "The World's Best Dogs" to read about people's pets.