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Charlotte's Web - Cloze

First, do these activities: vocabulary. Listen to the recording if necessary: MP3. Fill in all the gaps with the missing words, then press "Check" to check your answers. Use the "Hint" button to get a free letter if an answer is giving you trouble. You can also click on the "[?]" button to get a clue. Click the this button again for another letter. You can also click on "[?]" for a different hint. Note that you will lose points if you ask for hints or clues! Finally, do the quiz.

Primero, haz la actividad de vocabulario. Escucha la grabación si es necesario. Rellena los espacios en blanco con las palabras que faltan. Haz click en "Check" para comprobar tus aciertos. Si te resulta difícil la respuesta utiliza el botón "Hint" y te revelará una letra de la casilla en la que te encuentres, puedes clickear varias veces en "Hint" y te dará cada vez una letra más de la palabra. Para obtener ayuda también puedes clickear en el botón "[?]" y te dará una pista. Perderás puntos con las pistas.


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Modified extracts from Wikipedia.
“Charlotte's Web” is a novel which tells the story of a pig named Wilbur and his with a spider named Charlotte. When Wilbur is in danger of being by the farmer, Charlotte writes messages Wilbur (such as " Pig") in her web in order to persuade the farmer to him live.
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The book begins when John Arable's gives birth to a of piglets, and Mr. Arable discovers one of them is a and decides to kill it. However, his eight year old daughter Fern him to let it live. her father gives it to Fern as a , and she names the Wilbur. Wilbur is and always exploring new things. He lives with Fern for a few weeks and then is sold to her uncle, Homer Zuckerman. Although Fern visits him at the Zuckermans' farm as often as she can, her visits as she grows older, and Wilbur gets day after day. Eventually, a warm and voice tells him that she is going to be his friend. The next day, he wakes up and meets his new friend: Charlotte, the grey spider.
Wilbur soon becomes a member of the community of animals who live in the of Zuckerman's barn. When the old sheep in the barn cellar tells Wilbur that he is going to be killed and eaten at Christmas, he turns to Charlotte for help. Charlotte has the idea of writing words in her web Wilbur's excellence ("some pig," "terrific," "radiant," and eventually ""), reasoning that if she can make Wilbur sufficiently famous, he will not be killed. Thanks to Charlotte's efforts, and with the assistance of the rat Templeton, Wilbur not only lives, but goes to the county with Charlotte and wins a prize. Having reached the end of her natural , Charlotte dies at the fair. Wilbur repays Charlotte by bringing home with him the sac of eggs (her "magnum opus") she had laid at the fair before dying. When Charlotte's eggs at Zuckerman's farm, most of them leave to make their own lives elsewhere, except for three: Joy, Aranea, and Nellie, who there as friends to Wilbur; but none of them can replace Charlotte.

“Charlotte's Web” was written by American author E. B. White. It is an -winning children's novel which was first published in 1952 and is considered a classic of children's literature.