Kate Dicamillo: Biography, Books & Facts


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Kate Dicamillo's family moved to Florida because:

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1. Along with missing the warm weather in Florida, what else inspired Dicamillo to write Because of Winn-Dixie?

2. Which of the following titles tells the story about the adventures of a mouse?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet will supply information about Kate Dicamillo. Topics that will be discussed include her first novel and why her family moved to Florida when she was a child.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Make use of these assessments to:

  • Discover which one of Camillo's books won the Newbery Award
  • Name one of her books that was made into a motion picture
  • Recognize what inspired Dicamillo to write Because of Winn Dixie

Skills Practiced

The following skills will be practiced:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on Kate Dicamillo
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding which of her books was made into a movie
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about her life and work

Additional Learning

For more about Kate Dicamillo, we've prepared this lesson called Kate Dicamillo: Biography, Books & Facts. The lesson includes the following objectives:

  • Identify her works
  • Recognize certain facts about Dicamillo
  • Recall the steps in her life that most likely contributed to her becoming an author