Writing about text is an important part of literacy instruction.
On assessments, often students are asked to write an extension of the story using evidence from the text.
This writing prompt asks students to write from the point of view of the rat Templeton from the class Charlotte's Web. They must write about his gluttonous night at the county fair using clues from the text to guide them.
This activity focuses on:
-point of view
This writing activity could be used in a writing lesson, as seatwork, homework or as a literacy center.
Have fun using sensory details to describe the "rat's paradise" of the county fair!