Teacher Resources: Study Guides and Lesson Plans for
Below are suggested classroom aids for teaching the children's classic Charlotte's
Originally published in 1952, with illustrations by Garth Williams,
E.B. White's Charlotte's Web is one of the classics of children's literature. Set
on a farm in Maine, the story concerns a pig named Wilbur and his devoted friend
Charlotte, a spider who save his life by writing words in her web.
Charlotte's Web was awarded a Newbery Medal Honor for
Children's Literature in 1953, and the 1970 Laura Ingalls Wilder Medal for his childrens
books for both Stuart Little and Charlottes Web.
Reading level: Ages 9-12.
A Guide for Using Charlotte's Web in the Classroom
Filled with a variety of cross-curricular lessons to do before,
during, and after reading the book. This reproducible book includes sample plans, author
information, vocabulary building ideas, cross-curriculum activities, sectional activities
and quizzes, unit tests, and ideas for culminating and extending the novel.
Paperback: 48 pages
Dimensions (in inches): 0.17 x 10.99 x 10.98
Publisher: Teacher Created Materials
Charlotte's Web Study Guide CD-ROM
Looking for more than activity sheets or a who-did-what series of questions? This study guide provides easy-to-use, reproducible lessons on literary terms, comprehension and analysis, critical thinking, related scriptural principles, vocabulary, and activities, plus a complete answer key.
Examines issues from a Christian perspective. Excellent for private schools and home study. Also an excellent reference for public school teachers, but biblical references may have to be removed.
Word Rescue [Download]
Help save Wilbur, the joyful pig, from the frying pan by solving a series of word puzzles, and unlocking memorable movie quotes from the story as you journey from the Zuckerman farm to the County Fair! Play through 10 unique and familiar settings and 85 captivating levels! Follow the timeless tale of friendship and love in Story Mode, or challenge a friend in Turn Mode! In Charlotte's Web: Word Rescue, the word fun never ends, so come fall in love with these wonderful characters all over again!
Video Version of Charlotte's Web (2006)
Live action film starring Dakota Fanning.
Video Version of Charlotte's Web (1973)Animated version of the classic, made in 1973, features voices of Debbie Reynolds and
Henry Gibson, plus original songs. 94 minutes. DVD versions include a
"guess-the-animals" game, fun for kids! Purists might not like the addition of
music to the classic story, but I think this is a fun film for the whole family.
Entertaining for a classroom of kids.
E. B. White Children's Stories, Boxed Set
Also see: Stuart Little study
guides and lesson plans.
Hands-On Activites for Teaching Literary
30 Easy, learning-rich activities that teach plot, setting,
character, and theme.
Make-your-own Pop-ups, Paper-Chain Characters, Plot Mini-Books, and more to help students
learn by doing. Includes reproducible student direction sheets and rubrics.