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Activity Overview

In this activity students synthesize and summarize the text. Students’ work should reflect their understanding of the beginning, middle, and end of the novel, and display this understanding through the use of the images, dialogue, and sentences.

Example Because of Winn Dixie Summary


Opal finds a stray dog running through a grocery store. She takes him home to ask her father if she can keep him.


Opal finds herself making new friends and building relationships with the help of her dog, Winn-Dixie.


Opal is happier than ever with her friends, her father, and her dog surrounding her.

Lesson Plan Reference

Grade Level 3-4

Difficulty Level 3 (Developing to Mastery)

Type of Assignment Individual

Type of Activity: Parts of a Story

Common Core Standards
  • [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.
  • [ELA-Literacy/RL/4/2] Determine a theme of a story, drama, or poem from details in the text; summarize the text.

Template and Class Instructions

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Student Instructions

Make a storyboard summary of Because of Winn Dixie.

  1. Make a picture that shows the beginning of the story.
  2. Make a picture that shows the middle of the story.
  3. Make a picture that shows the end of the story.
  4. Write a sentence under each picture.


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