Explain the significance of the chapter title “The Crickets”.
Book: Charlotte’s Web by E.B. White — Ch. 15
Read the following sentences from page 116-117.
“’You’ve just got to come.’”
“’Why don’t you come with me to the Fair Grounds and lay your eggs there?’ pleaded Wilbur.”
“’I knew you wouldn’t forsake me when I need you most.’”
What do these sentences show about Wilbur?
He is mostly concerned about himself and how he wants Charlotte to be with him at the fair.
He is worried about Charlotte and how she will lay eggs while spinning a web.
He is nervous that he will be killed soon so is taking it out on Charlotte.
He doesn’t understand why Charlotte is being selfish.
Explain the significance of the chapter title “The Crickets.”
Had the words changed Wilbur? Defend why or why not.
Why does Charlotte keep quiet about her own worries? What does this show about her?
How does Wilbur respond to Charlotte's news that she might not come with him to the fair? How does this make him feel? What details does the author include to show how Wilbur is feeling?
Why does Charlotte think she will be unable to go to the fair?
fear or nervousness about what may happen
has many uses