Bridge to Terabithia Compare and Contrast

Updated: 4/1/2019
Bridge to Terabithia Compare and Contrast
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Terabithia Lesson Plans

Bridge to Terabithia by Katherine Paterson

Lesson Plans by Elizabeth Pedro

Bridge to Terabithia is the story of Jess, a boy whose life revolves around doing chores on the farm and becoming the fastest runner at school. His new neighbor, Leslie, teaches him about the beauty of the world through their friendship and their secret hideaway in the woods, Terabithia.


Bridge to Terabithia

Storyboard Description

Bridge to Terabithia Compare and Contrast graphic organizer

Storyboard Text

  • JESS
  • How will I tell her that I don't want to jump the creek today?
  • LESLIE
  • Let's go deep in the woods to our own secret world.
  • Jess has many fears; he panics at the thought of scuba diving and lies in bed worrying about jumping the creek.
  • Leslie doesn't seem to be afraid of anything.
  • Jess avoids his family as much as possible; he is happy to escape and milk Miss Bessie.
  • Leslie enjoys working with her dad on the house.
  • I will be sharing Leslie's writing! It is the best I've ever read!
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  • Jess doesn't have self-confidence; he thinks he is stupid and hides his drawings from people in fear that he will be made fun of.
  • Leslie is well-read and bright; she also has quite the imagination and encourages creativity.