The 20 enjoyable, interactive classroom activities that are included will help your students understand the text in amusing ways. Fun Classroom Activities include group projects, games, critical thinking activities, brainstorming sessions, writing poems, drawing or sketching, and more that will allow your students to interact with each other, be creative, and ultimately grasp key concepts from the text by "doing" rather than simply studying.
1. Newspaper Article
Have students pick one of the times when Charlotte debuts a new web and write a newspaper article telling about the event and the web's reception. Remind them to include the 5Ws: who, what, where, when, and why.
2. Weaving Other Words
Charlotte's webs describe Wilbur, but what might she have to say about the other characters? Have students pick a couple characters and select words that would be fitting for webs about them. Ask students to write explanations for why they selected the...
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