Charlotte's Web: Chapter 1

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    There was a new litter of pigs at the Arable’s Farm. The smallest pig in the litter is called a runt. Mr. Arable was going to kill the runt with an ax but Fern stopped him. Mr. Arable brought the pig into the house and had Fern keep him in a box. Fern fed the pig from a baby bottle and named him Wilbur. 

  • Teaser Video:

    Introduces the chapter, but leaves a “cliff hanger” at the end to entice students to read the chapter independently.

    Length of Video: :39  
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  • Discussion Video:

    Poses the question “If you see something happening in the world that you would like to change, what would you do? Give me some examples.”

    Length of Video:  0:39       
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  • EdPuzzle Video


    You will be redirected to our CW Discussion (Chapter 1) Video on
    You will need to "assign" this video to one of your EDpuzzle classes in order to track student progress.
    Includes a copy of the Chapter 1 Discussion Question Video along with assessment questions.

    Worksheet: Chapter 1 Questions

    chapter questions

    Provides comprehension questions to check for understanding post-reading and/or class discussion.
    Time To Complete: 20 minutes, approximately 

    PowerPoint: Chapter 1 Vocabulary

    in PDF

    Charlotte's Web Vocabulary First Slide

    Intended for use by individual students, but may be used for whole group instruction.
    It may also be used with the 4 Square Word Boxes Worksheet.