Charlotte's Web

  • Teaser Video:

    In this video, we learn the basics of the story, “Charlotte’s Web” without going in depth into what happens. Students will use this video to get an idea of how the story will go, and it will hopefully provide just enough information to entice them to read the book.

    Length of Video: 1:30  
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  • Character Video:

    This video is intended to be used as a way to introduce the characters before students begin reading. It is to be used in conjunction with the worksheets entitled "Fern", "Charlotte", "Wilbur", and "Templeton". You can extend this further by having students complete a hand-drawn character worksheet in their journals or on a piece of paper.

    Length of Video: 6:18
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Activities

  • 4 Square Word Boxes
    4 Square Word
    Provides a template for students to use when building their vocabulary dictionary, or to use in conjunction with teacher-led discussion with the Vocabulary Powerpoints that are included with each chapter. 

    Time to Complete: Varies based on use by an individual student or by a whole class and based on use as a guided activity or as an independent activity. 


    Characters Main Problem Chart
    Characters Main

    This is a chart that students will use as they read the book to document characters and the problems they encounter throughout the book. 
    Time to Complete: Determined by the student as it is used as an ongoing activity throughout the unit. 


    Worksheet: Charlotte
     Charlotte
    This is a character chart specific to Charlotte in which students will draw, write and consider who Charlotte is as a character. 
    Time to Complete: 20 minutes 


    Worksheet: Fern 
    Fern
    This is a character chart specific to Fern in which students will draw, write and consider who Fern is as a character. 
    Time to Complete: 20 minutes 


    Worksheet: Templeton
    Templeton
    This is a character chart specific to Templeton in which students will draw, write and consider who Templeton is as a character. 
    Time to Complete: 20 minutes 


    Worksheet: Wilbur
    Wilbur
    This is a character chart specific to Wilbur in which students will draw, write and consider who Wilbur is as a character. 
    Time to Complete: 20 minutes