Characters
Vocabulary
Comprehension
Grammar
Mystery

100

Who is the main character in Because of Winn-Dixie?

Opal

100

A person who is sent by a church or religious organization to a foreign country for work.

Missionary

100

Why does Opal name the dog "Winn-Dixie?"

It is the name of the grocery store that she found him in.

100

What does the prefix pre- mean?

before

100

Which one is a setting:

1.  eating ice cream

2.  the grocery store

3. a little boy

The grocery store

200

Whose special talent is smiling?

Winn-Dixie

200

A group of stars in the sky that look like an animal, object, or person.

constellations

200

How does Opal pay for the leash and the collar?

She gets a job cleaning up the pet store.

200

What is the conjunction in this sentence:

I like cake, but like icecream more.

but

200

Which one is a physical trait of Winn Dixie:

1.  funny

2.  barks

3.  brown fur

3. brown fur

300

What job did Opal's father have?

Preacher

300

A meal to which everyone brings a prepared dish to share.

potluck

300

This person uses her heart to see people.

Gloria Dump

300

Which sentence uses quotation marks correctly:

1.  "Get out of my way!" screamed Mary.

2.  "get out of my way!" Screamed Mary!

3.  "Get out of my way," screamed Mary!

1.  "Get out of my way!" screamed Mary.

300

Name 3 of Opal's new friends.

Sweetie Pie, Otis, Miss Franny, Gloria Dump

400

What is the name of the Pet Store Manager?

Otis

400

to make several payments at regular times

installment

400

Opal compares herself to Winn-Dixie.  List 3 ways they are alike.

no mom, no friends, both new, use the same toothbrush, use the same hairbrush


400

What does the prefix re- mean

to do again

400

It's raining cats and dogs is a:

1. metaphor

2. idiom

3. poem

2. idiom

500

Opal described this person as, "pinch-face"

Amanda Wilkinson

500

A sense of one's own value that is too high

pride

500

Opal listed 10 things about her mother.  List 3 of them.

1. she could make anybody laugh, 2. she had red hair and freckles. 3. She liked to plant things. 4. she could run fast. 5. she couldn't cook. 6. she loved a story. 7.  She knew all the constellations. 8. She hated being a preacher's wife 9. she liked to drink 10. She loved Opal very much

500

Which words are the nouns (4), the adjectives (3), and the verbs (2) in this sentence:

Sue was a quiet girl that liked to read beautiful poems and write scary stories.

Nouns: Sue, girl, poems, stories

Adjectives: quiet, beautiful, scary

Verbs: read, write

500

Problem and Solution

What happened when Winn Dixie was tied up outside of the church?

(2 problems and 2 solutions)


Problem 1: Winn-Dixie stated to howl when he was outside.

Solution 1: Opal brought him inside.

Problem 2: A mouse was running in the church.

Solution 2: Winn-dixie chased and caught the mouse.