Reflection: Discourse and Questioning An Analysis of Story Elements in Because of Winn-Dixie - Section 5: Closure


I use text-based discourse and questioning to help my scholars understand the value of diversity.  Through our discussion of the story of "Because of Winn-Dixie," students gain an understanding of how being exposed to new situations and people can bring about new insight, new friends, and new perspectives.

  Insight into Diversty
  Discourse and Questioning: Insight into Diversty
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An Analysis of Story Elements in Because of Winn-Dixie

Unit 3: This Land is Our Land
Lesson 1 of 17

Objective: SWBAT create a story map for the story "Because of Winn-Dixie" following a group discussion.

Big Idea: Students will gain an understanding and appreciation of what experiences bring different people together by creating a story map for the story Because of Winn-Dixie. The story map will aid students in sequencing and summarizing.

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English / Language Arts, Literature, Reading, Comprehension (Reading), story elements, story map, summarizing, sequence, Because of Winn
  60 minutes
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