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Laura Elizabeth Ingalls Wilder By: Anita Lam. Early Childhood Born: February 7, 1867 Where: Near Pepin, Wisconsin Traveled a lot Age 8 went to school.

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1 Laura Elizabeth Ingalls Wilder By: Anita Lam

2 Early Childhood Born: February 7, 1867 Where: Near Pepin, Wisconsin Traveled a lot Age 8 went to school Mother taught in winter

3 Family Older sister Mary Amelia Younger sisters: Caroline “Carrie”, Grace Younger brother: Charles Fredrick Mary blind from scarlet fever Pa: Charles Ingalls Ma: Caroline Quiner Ingalls Laura: Died Febuary 10, 1957 Carrie,Mary,Laura

4 Life as a Writer Wanted to share her life Her daughter Rose, a writer, inspired her to write Rose was a newspaper writer in San Francisco

5 Some Books She Had Written Little House In The Big Woods- April 1932 Farmer Boy Little House on the Prairie These Happy Golden Years – 1943

6 Awards She Won Won Newbery Honor Award: ● On the Banks of Plum Creek-1938 By the Shores of Silver Lake-1940 The Long Winter-1941 Little Town on the Prairie-1942

7 My Favorite Books Little House in the Big Woods because: Makes me seem like I’m in there The First Four Years because: Funny Little House on the Prairie because: Exciting ● Very tense

8 Literary Elements Little House in the Big Woods Literary Elements Little House on the Prairie Laura, Ma, PaCharactersLaura, Ma, Pa The bullet was too hot to touch. But Laura could not help touching it Indirect Characteriza- tion Laura swallowed hard to keep from crying

9 Little House in the Big Woods Cheery, and comfortable AtmosphereDangerous They learned to adapt to the woods. ClimaxThe dog Jack got lost while crossing the Mississippi. Can’t I go out to play Ma” “May Laura,” Said Ma. DialoguePa said to Ma: “Take your time Caroline. We won’t move till we want to,” Little House on the Prairie

10 Little House in the Big Woods Little House on the Prairie The air was cold and frosty the light was gray. ImageryThe gophers was as soft as velvet. MotivationTo settle in the west. Third PersonPoint Of ViewThird Person

11 Little House in the Big Woods The merry life in a little log cabin in the big woods. Brief PlotMoving west in a prairie schooner. And then settling there. Little House on the Prairie

12 Conclusion The books she wrote taught me a lot. Like how life was moving west, and what tools they used such as a butter churn. She taught me everyday is an adventure. Her life traveling around inspired me to travel a lot and to try new things. Laura helped teach me things and change some things in my life.

13 Bibliography 1.Wadsworth, Ginger. Laura Ingalls Wilder Storyteller of the Prairie. New York, NY: Library of Congress,1997.Print. 2.Anderson, William. A Biography of Laura Ingalls Wilder. New York, NY: Harper Collins Publishers, Print.


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