Presentation on theme: "(Star Title Page) Charlottes Web"— Presentation transcript:
1 (Star Title Page) Charlottes Web The author wrote Charlotte’s Web after observing a working farm near her home. Many of the things that happened in the book really happened on a farm, but this story is fictional.By E.B. WhitePower Point Presentation byMs. ColemanForward
2 (Star Summary) Summary This story takes place not long ago on a farm in the country. It is a story about a little girl who brings up a pig but has to get rid of it. The pig makes friends with a spider who ends up saving his life.
3 (Star Hardship) Hardships There were many hardships that the people and farm animals had to put up with. The animals had to sleep in the barn and could only get fed when they were brought food. The people did not have any television. Click on the buttons below to see other examples from the book.
4 It was really hot at the fair. They used a blanket to give them shade. (Plus Hardship) HeatIt was really hot at the fair. They used a blanket to give them shade.Return to Main Hardship Page
5 (Plus Hardship) FoodMany of the animals, especially Wilbur, lived in fear of becoming dinner.Return to Main Hardship Page
6 (Plus Hardship) Templeton Templeton saved nasty things like the rotten goose egg. When it broke, it stunk up the whole barn.Return to Main Hardship Page
7 (Star Character) Characters and Traits SmartKindThere were so many interesting characters in this book. We thought Templeton was really nasty and rude. We liked Wilbur a lot because he was so kind. Our favorite was Charlotte. Click on the character trait buttons to see examples of her character traits.Thoughtful
8 (Plus Character) Smart Charlotte showed how smart she was when she thought of weaving words about Wilbur into her web.
9 (Plus Character)KindCharlotte was really kind when she announced the birth of the geese and complimented the goose on her hard work.
10 Charlotte was always hanging upside down from her web thinking. (Plus Character)ThoughtfulCharlotte was always hanging upside down from her web thinking.
11 (Star Vocabulary) VOCABULARY WORDS There were many words in this book that we were not familiar with. We learned that exertions means great efforts. We also learned something is ordinary if it is average or not special. Click on the three vocabulary words to learn their meanings.supremeaxglistenedidiosyncrasydestinydelicate
12 (Plus Vocabulary) delicate adjectiveCharlottes web was very delicate.fine in structure or design
13 (Plus Vocabulary) destiny nounIt was Wilbur’s destiny to become Christmas dinner.the fate that is certain to come
14 (Plus Vocabulary) glistened verbCharlottes web glistened with the morning dew.Shone or sparkled with reflected light
15 (Plus Vocabulary) Idiosyncrasy nounThe goose’s idiosyncrasy was to repeat words and parts of words.a way of behaving that is characteristic of a person
16 Fern’s father took the ax to the henhouse. (Plus Vocabulary) axnounFern’s father took the ax to the henhouse.a cutting tool that consists of a heavy edged head attached to a handle and that is used for chopping and splitting wood
17 (Plus Vocabulary) supreme adjectiveCharlottes thought Wilbur was supreme, but it sounded too much like a dessert to write in her web.highest in degree or quality
18 (Star Closing Page) Closing We really enjoyed this book. Wilbur was able to live a long life and not become Christmas dinner, but I was so sad when Charlotte died that I cried. The next spring Charlotte’s children were born and three stayed at the barn with Wilbur. I was glad Wilbur would have more friends.