This resource is designed to be used during Reading Workshop and is to be used with A Skinful of Shadows by Frances Hardinge.
ABOUT THE NOVEL:
A Skinful of Shadows is a dark YA historical fantasy set in the early part of the English Civil War. Makepeace is an illegitimate daughter of the aristocratic Fellmotte family, and as such, she shares their unique hereditary gift: the capacity to be possessed by ghosts. Reluctant to accept her appointed destiny as vessel for a coterie of her ancestors, she escapes. As she flees the pursuing Fellmottes across war-torn England, she accumulates a motley crew of her own allies, including outcasts, misfits, criminals, and one extremely angry dead bear.
ABOUT THE RESOURCE:
Designed in alignment with the 2014 National Curriculum of England’s reading objectives for Year 6, the pack includes: Background information on the historical context
(English Civil War), Chapter Summaries
, Comprehension Questions
, Digging Deeper Opportunities
(includes character studies and plot studies), Creative Writing Tasks
, and Non-Fiction Tasks
related to content of the novel (Puritans, King Charles, Lambeth Palace, Traitor's Gate, witchcraft).
Resource is provided as a PDF but a digital copy of the pack is available for editing and sharing on Google Classroom and Seesaw available with download.
You might also like:
A Skinful of Shadows Novel Study + STEAM BUNDLE
From the same author --> The Lie Tree Novel Study
Other Novel Studies
Hatchet Novel Study
The Entirely True Story of the Unbelievable Fib Novel Study
Flora & Ulysses Novel Study
The Girl of Ink and Stars Novel Study
Pax Novel Study
The Skeleton Tree Novel Study
The Secret Life of Daisy Fitzjohn (Brightwood) Novel Study
Wolf Hollow Novel Study
Turtles All The Way Down Novel Study
Bridge to Terabithia Novel Study
Navigating Early Novel Study