Charlotte’s Web –Bloom’s Level of Questions
Knowledge How did Fern treat Wilbur like a baby ?
Comprehension What does ‘do away with’ mean ?
Application Have you ever wanted something badly, but when you got it didn’t like it?
Analysis Identify the results of the bad things that the goose encouraged Wilbur to do.
Synthesis Explain why Wilbur was not happy with his freedom.
Evaluation What are the advantages & disadvantages of having a pet like Wilbur?
Knowledge How did Wilbur find his mysterious friend ?
Comprehension Describe how Templeton spends his time ?
Application Would you rather share a meal with Charlotte or Wilbur ? Explain.
Synthesis Tell the good and bad qualities Wilbur discovered about Charlotte.
Evaluation Would you trust Templeton ? Why or why not ?
Knowledge Who was going to save Wilbur ?
Comprehension Why is Wilbur unable to swim ?
Application Why didn’t Mr. Arable worry about Fern ? Do father’s and mother’s worry about
different things ?
Analysis Do you believe that animals talk to each other ? To humans ? How do they
Synthesis Tell what you would do to save Wilbur’s life ?
Evaluation How did you feel when the sheep stated that Wilbur was going to die ?
Knowledge What words did Charlotte write in her web ?
Comprehension Explain what caused the explosion in the barn.
Analysis How did the miracle spider web change life for Wilbur and Zuckermans ?
Synthesis How does Charlotte propose to save Wilbur’s life ?
Evaluation Why does Templeton agree to save Wilbur’s life ?
Knowledge List the words suggested by Templeton.
Comprehension Identify what Wilbur and Charlotte were worried about in the ‘crickets’ chapter.
Application Why did Charlotte feel that she should not go to the fair without Wilbur ?
Synthesis What are somethings the cause you to worry ?
Evaluation What qualities do you look for in a friend ?
Knowledge What are some of the clues the author uses to tell us that Charlotte is not
Comprehension Why did Fern have the best time ever at the fair ?
Synthesis Explain why Wilbur fainted at the fair ?
Evaluation What words do you think best describe Wilbur ?
Knowledge What are some of the ways that Templeton was helpful in the story ?
Comprehension What were Charlotte’s two jobs at the fair ?
Application Why did Wilbur get Templeton to take down Charlotte’s web sac ?
Synthesis What is the most important thing to remember in this story ?
Evaluation How did you feel when Charlotte died ? What important lesson did Charlotte
teach Wilbur ?