comprehension 1
comprehension 2
vocabulary
vocabulary
vocabulary

100

What does Miss Franny Block do?
She is the librarian at Herman W. Block Memorial Library

100

Who invites Opal where? What was the theme?
Sweetie Pie Thomas, to her birthday party, the theme is pink

100

trustworthy
honest

100

snuffle(d)
sniff

100

gerbil
a small, mouse-like rodent

200

When Winn-Dixie smiles, what else does he usually do?
Sneezes

200

What did Gloria and Opal plant?
They planted a tree that is unknown until it bears fruit/leaves

200

theme
the topic around which a party is planned

200

prideful
having a high sense of one's self-image or ego

200

installment plan
a system for paying for an item in fixed amounts at set times

300

Who is Gertrude (there are two of them)?
the bird in the pet store and the pet store owner

300

Why does Opal go to the pet shop? What does she want to buy?
to get Winn-Dixie a collar and leash

300

palmetto trees
has leaves shaped like a fan

300

recall(s)
to bring back or remember what has been heard, seen, or otherwise experienced

300

dust bunnies
small clumps of dust that form under furniture and in corners

400

Who is Otis? Why is he scared to let Winn-Dixie in the pet store?
He works at Gertrude's Pet Store. He is scared that Gertrude will be afraid of Winn-Dixie.

400

What does Opal try to do to pay for the collar and leash at first? What does she ask Otis to do next?
installment plan, clean the shop (sweeping, dusting, and taking out the trash)

400

peculiar
odd, strange, or different

400

memorial
an object which serves as a focus for memory of something, usually a person or an event

400

green thumb
an unusual ability to make plants grow well

500

Who is Gloria Dump?
She is the nice older lady that is said to be a witch that feeds Winn-Dixie peanut butter and Opal a peanut butter and jelly sandwich.

500

What was Gloria's yard similar to? Think about what it looks like. Who did Gloria used to plant with?
an overgrown jungle, planted things with Opal's mother

500

embarrassed
to cause confusion or shame to

500

advanced
being at a higher level than others

500

retriever
one that brings something back again