Ghost by Jason Reynolds Novel Study: Digital + Printable Book Unit

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Gay Miller
Grade Levels
5th - 6th
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250 Printable + Boom Learning Decks + Google Slides + Lesson Videos
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Are you looking for an all-in-one unit for Ghost by Jason Reynolds? Look no further. This comprehensive unit includes vocabulary, comprehension questions, constructed response questions, and skill lessons. Lessons are aligned to the Common Core Standards for grades 5 - 6.


This novel study includes links to digital resources. Boom Learning is used for multiple-choice, short answer, and fill-in-the-blank questions such as comprehension questions and vocabulary practice.

Activities that require more open-ended responses may be found in Google Slides. This includes all the writing prompts with organizers for students to plan responses.


Lesson Plans at a Glance


  • Vocabulary List (20 focus words)
  • Vocabulary Bookmarks
  • Vocabulary Word Cards
  • Vocabulary Practice Booklet
  • Vocabulary Test

Comprehension and Writing

This unit has a comprehension quiz for every chapter and 16 constructed-response writing questions.

Skill Lessons

This unit has 7 skill lessons with teaching videos. This unit focuses on comprehension and vocabulary skills.

Lesson 1 – Shades of Meaning (Sorting Words by Degree)

Lesson 2 – Inference Flowchart (3 Articles for Practice)

Lesson 3 – Main Idea and Supporting Details - Outlining a Paragraph (2 Articles for Practice)

Lesson 4 – Dictionary Skills (Task Cards)

Lesson 5 – Context Clues (Sentence Strips)

Lesson 6 – Suffixes (Trail Game)

Lesson 7 – Quoting, Paraphrasing, and Summarizing (1 Article for Practice)

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Total Pages
250 Printable + Boom Learning Decks + Google Slides + Lesson Videos
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Teaching Duration
3 Weeks
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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Quote accurately from a text when explaining what the text says explicitly and when drawing inferences from the text.
Determine a theme of a story, drama, or poem from details in the text, including how characters in a story or drama respond to challenges or how the speaker in a poem reflects upon a topic; summarize the text.
Compare and contrast two or more characters, settings, or events in a story or drama, drawing on specific details in the text (e.g., how characters interact).
Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative language such as metaphors and similes.
Explain how a series of chapters, scenes, or stanzas fits together to provide the overall structure of a particular story, drama, or poem.


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