Because of Winn Dixie Author Kate DiCamillo


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Along with Because of Winn-Dixie, which of Kate DiCamillo's novels have also been made into a movie?

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1. Where did Kate DiCamillo grow up?

2. Why did Kate DiCamillo write Because of Winn-Dixie?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Our multiple-choice quiz will ask you questions about the author of Because of Winn Dixie. You'll need to recall important facts about Kate DiCamillo with a primary focus on her writing.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

For this quiz we would like to see if you remember:

  • Which of Kate DiCamillo's books were made into movies
  • Where she grew up
  • Why she wrote Because of Winn Dixie
  • Her advice to aspiring writers
  • What the Newbery Medal and the Newbery Honor awards recognize

Skills Practiced

You'll need to use these skills when taking the quiz:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related Because of Winn Dixie lesson
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding Kate DiCamillo
  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine why Kate DiCamillo wrote Because of Winn Dixie
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main phrases, such as Newbery Medal and Newbery Honor
  • Make connections - use your knowledge of Kate DiCamillo and connect it to her writing advice for aspiring writers

Additional Learning

You can learn more about the author of Because of Winn Dixie, Kate DiCamillo, from our lesson: Because of Winn Dixie Author Kate DiCamillo. You'll learn many interesting facts about Kate DiCamillo including:

  • When she started writing seriously
  • Her daily writing routine
  • How many copies of her books have been sold
  • What she discovered about writing during college