Explain why the animals want to save Wilbur.
Book: Charlotte’s Web by E.B. White — Ch. 12
Why does Templeton decide to help the animals?
He is in a generous mood and was feeling inspired.
He likes gathering things from the dump.
He realized that without Wilbur he would have no food source.
He wants to make sure he keeps his friends.
Which detail from the text best supports the answer to Part A?
“’Let him die,’ said the rat. ‘I should worry.’”
“… Wilbur’s destiny and your destiny are closely linked.”
“I’m making a trip to the dump tomorrow afternoon.”
“Charlotte needs new ideas so she can write messages in her web and save Wilbur’s life.”
How have the animal’s relationships with Wilbur changed? Why?
Charlotte states that the "Zuckermans have fallen for it." What does she mean by this?
Why does Charlotte need help?
How does Templeton feel about helping at first? Why does he change his mind?
How does Wilbur feel at the end of the chapter? What does Charlotte say to try and calm him? What does this show about friendship?
a word or phrase used by an organization to be memorable
a strong feeling of dislike