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Neil Murphy, FDR Middle School, Cleveland Ohio
This unit will last 2 weeks. The first week will consist of in-class reading and discussion. You are expected to be completed with the book by the start of week 2. Good luck!
CHARLOTTE'S WEB by E.B. WHITE
C LEVEL ACTIVITIES-EACH ACTIVITY IS WORTH A MAXIMUM OF 15 PTS. CHOOSE 4 ACTIVITIES TO COMPLETE.
____Draw a sensory figure of one of the animals
____Make a diorama of your favorite scene (you may work with a partner)
____Make a puppet of your favorite character
____Complete a story web for this story
____Place 5 major events from the story in an illustrated timeline
____Complete Charlotte's Web worksheet packet
____Participate in a discussion group about the main characters
____Complete vocabulary match game
____Rewrite the ending of Charlotte's Web
____Write liner notes for a book cover
____Make "baseball" type character cards for 5 characters from the story
B LEVEL ACTIVITES-CHOOSE ONLY 1 ACTIVITY-15 POINT MAXIMUM
____With two other students act out two of your favorite scenes from the story
____"Hot Seat" activity-You are Wilbur and the class is spiders. Hold a press conference
____You are a movie director--what famous people would you get to play the main
Characters in your movie? Why?
A LEVEL ACTIVITIES-CHOOSE ONLY 1-20 POINT LIMIT
____Why do you think someone would want to be Wilbur's friend? What qualities do you look for in a friend?
____Charlotte shows loyalty to Wilbur and pays a price for her friendship with Wilbur. Is it important to stick by friends through hard times?