This lesson includes scaffolded analytical writing tasks that provide examples for teaching Common Core writing.
This story of friendship between a pig and a spider, tells how Wilbur first meets Charlotte and learns that he will be killed for food in the winter. Charlotte becomes Wilbur’s friend, and saves his life. (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Collections, 2001) Please note: This lesson is based on "Charlotte's Web" the play, by Joseph Ronbinette, an adaptation based on the classic novel, Charlotte's Web, by E.B. White.
This lesson was created as part of the Basal Alignment Project, during which teachers created CCSS-aligned lessons for existing literary and information texts in basal readers. All page numbers and unit/week designations found in this lesson relate to the edition of the basal reader named above. If you are using a trade book or different edition of this title, the page/unit/week references in this lesson will not match. Consult the content referenced in the body of the lesson to determine appropriate page numbers for your text.