In this 21 page plan for the novel "Coraline" a fantasy by Neil Gaiman, you will find all that you need to begin your novel study. It includes detailed directions on how to introduce the novel, how to guide students in the use of reading comprehension strategies, and how to teach summarizing. It also contains extended writing prompts. Detailed summaries are given for each assigned reading. All you need are copies of the novel for your small reading group; however, the plans could be used to supplement a read aloud or a whole class read.