Charlotte's Web

Lesson 13

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Objective

Describe how each character responds to the miracle and why they respond that way.

Readings and Materials

  • Book: Charlotte’s Web by E.B. White  — Ch. 11

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Target Task

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Multiple Choice

Why do Lurvy and Zuckerman begin to tremble on page 79?

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Which detail from the text best supports the answer to Part A?

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Writing Prompt

How does each character respond to the miracle? Why do they respond that way?

Sample Response

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Key Questions

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  • How do Lurvy and Zuckerman respond to the “miracle”? What description does E.B. White include?

  • What evidence does the author include to show how Charlotte is feeling? Why?

  • How does Mrs. Zuckerman respond? Why? 

  • What advice does the minister give? Why?

  • Explain the statement, “Secrets are hard to keep.” How does this influence what happens next.

  • How does Fern feel about the “trick”? Why?

Vocabulary

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wondrous     (adj.)

amazing

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Common Core Standards

  • RL.3.3 — Describe characters in a story (e.g., their traits, motivations, or feelings) and explain how their actions contribute to the sequence of events.

Spiral Standards

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L.3.4

L.3.4.b

L.3.6

RF.3.3

RF.3.4

RL.3.1

RL.3.10

RL.3.4

RL.3.5

SL.3.1

W.3.10