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Activity Overview


The story of Tuck Everlasting revolves around the Tuck family’s immortality and Winnie pondering hers. Students will inevitably wonder what they would’ve done. If given the opportunity, would they drink water that would give them everlasting life? For this activity, students will create a three-cell storyboard that states their opinion, and gives two reasons that support their answer.


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Objective: Create a spider map that answers the question, “Would you drink water that would give you everlasting life?”

Student Instructions:

  1. Click "Start Assignment".
  2. In the first cell, write at least one sentence that states the answer to the question, “Would you drink water that would give you everlasting life?” in the description box.
  3. Create an image that represents you stating your opinion.
  4. In the second cell, write at least 2 sentences explaining a reason to support your opinion. Illustrate your answer.
  5. Repeat for the third cell.

Lesson Plan Reference

Grade Level 4-6

Difficulty Level 2 (Reinforcing / Developing)

Type of Assignment Individual

Common Core Standards
  • [ELA-Literacy/W/4/1] Write opinion pieces on topics or texts, supporting a point of view with reasons and information.
  • [ELA-Literacy/W/5/1] Write opinion pieces on topics or texts, supporting a point of view with reasons and information.
  • [ELA-Literacy/W/6/1] Write arguments to support claims with clear reasons and relevant evidence.

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