Choose the Decade
Based on the book's settings, choose one of the decades that EB. White talks about in his letter (20s, 30s, 40s, 50s, 60s, or 70s) and write about 3 things that you found interesting about that era. Describe what kind of an experience you think it would be to live in that time period. Would you like it? Why or why not?
Interview with an Author
Write out an interview with E.B. White, including both the questions and his responses. The interview can take place at any time, and you can use the information in the book to help speculate his answers.
Split the class up into pairs for this activity. Have the students read a list of the names of people from the book. After each one, their partner will say the first word or words that they think of. They will...
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