Everything you need to understand or teach Letters of E. B. White by E. B. White.
Since this is a collection of letters by E.B. White over the course of his adult life as a writer, editor, husband, father and friend, there is no plot other than the unfolding of his interesting and varied life. White is known, or should be known, to every American as the author, with William Strunk, of "The Elements of Style" as well as the fictional children's books, "Stuart Little" and "Charlotte's Web." Probably few, including longtime readers of The New Yorker magazine, know that E.B. White was for 56 years in charge of that publication's "news breaks," those outlandish, absurd or just plain unintelligible mini-clippings from other publications with dry witticisms attached that were (and sometimes still are) one of the brightest spots in those pages.
Born into a family of six children in Mount Vernon, New York in 1899, Elwyn Brooks White notes in an introduction that...
Letters of E. B. White Lesson Plans contain 132 pages of teaching material, including: