Because of Winn-Dixie By: Kate DeCamillo
Vocabulary In Washington, DC there is a memorial that honors the soldiers. • headquarters • monument
Answer b. monument
Vocabulary Sam is selecting another book. • receiving • choosing
Answer b. choosing
Vocabulary Sally is very prideful about her looks. • vain • rude
Answer a. vain
Vocabulary Alice found herself in a very peculiar place that what unlike her home. • strange • dangerous
Answer a. Strange
Vocabulary Sandy recalls that today is her grandma’s birthday. • forgot • remembered
Answer b. remembered
Vocabulary She has a positive attitude. • worried • certain
Answer b. certain
Vocabulary The house was grand. • wonderful • damp
Answer a. Wonderful
Comprehension What happened before Opal found Winn-Dixie? • She took the dog to the hospital. • She moved to Florida.
Answer b. She moved to Florida.
Comprehension Why did Opal teach Winn-Dixie how to stand at the window? • She wanted Winn-Dixie to be happy. • She wanted the dog to learn something new.
Answer a. She wanted Winn-Dixie to be happy.
Comprehension Where does this story take place? • A school • Miss Franny’s library
Answer B. Miss Franny’s Library
Comprehension What was the author’s purpose for writing this selection? • To tell what Florida used to be like. • To entertain with a funny story.
Answer b. To entertain with a funny story.
Comprehension What is the author’s purpose for telling how the men once teased Miss Franny? • To explain why Miss Franny was afraid. • To show that people thought the bear story was funny.
Answer b. To show that people thought the bear story was funny.
Comprehension Why did Miss Franny look sad after telling her story? • She was worried about Opal. • She missed her friends.
Answer b. She missed her friends.
Comprehension What happened at the same time Amanda walked into the library? • Miss Franny and Opal became friends. • Winn-Dixie barked.
Answer a. Miss Franny and Opal became friends.
Comprehension The reader can tell Miss Franny… • did not like listening to Amanda bragging. • wanted to be friends with Amanda.
Answer a. did not like listening to Amanda bragging.
Comprehension When Miss Franny was a child, how was she like Amanda? • She thought and acted like she knew everything. • They both had a pet dog.
Answer a. She thought and acted like she knew everything.