Describe Wilbur and Charlotte’s relationship by closely reading a text, participating in a class discussion, and writing a well-organized essay to support an idea.
Book: Charlotte’s Web by E.B. White — Ch. 1-13
Describe Wilbur and Charlotte's friendship. How has it evolved? Why?
People often rely on friends for help. In what ways does Wilbur rely on Charlotte? Does Charlotte rely on Wilbur? Is their relationship balanced? Defend why or why not.
Charlotte is committed to saving Wilbur. Defend why.
What does it mean to be a good friend? Is Wilbur always a good friend? Are there ways in which he is not a good friend?
Even though Charlotte doesn’t get any recognition for what she is doing she keeps doing it. What does this show about her? Should she be admired more?
Does Wilbur deserve all the admiration he’s getting? Is he an admirable pig? Defend why or why not.