Gustavo the Shy Ghost Read Aloud and Activities | Halloween Craft Bulletin Board

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Your students will love diving into the story of Gustavo the Shy Ghost by Flavia Z. Drago and extending their knowledge with this interactive read aloud activity. Use these activities to let students think about what they will read and what they have read. They can also apply their thinking using writing prompts that match the theme of the story: making friends.

Grab these activities to have on hand to use during whole group read alouds or small group intervention. Students will love digging deeper in this fun text.

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Gustavo the Shy Ghost by Flavia Z. Drago is an adorable Halloween and Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) story about being shy and making friends.

Includes a fully editable extension activity template in Google Slides! Includes slides for story maps, writing activities, and student instructions. The link to the template is on page 3 of the download.

Gustavo the Shy Ghost Interactive Read Aloud and Activities is a lesson plan for an interactive read aloud and writing activities for Gustavo the Shy Ghost by Flavia Z. Drago. Please note that the book is not included and is necessary to use this resource.

The interactive read aloud lesson plan is a one-page formatted lesson plan. It has a story synopsis to read as you introduce the book, interactive questions to read before, during, and after the story, the theme of the story, vocabulary words, and reading/writing extensions to work on after the read aloud. The interactive questions are also formatted for sticky notes so that you can place them throughout the book for your read aloud.

Now includes an adorable craft!

Included in this download is:

- lesson plan format notes

- interactive lesson plan for Gustavo the Shy Ghost by Flavia Z. Drago

- sticky note template

- interactive question sticky notes

- various writing paper for the writing prompts

- story maps

- coloring pages for story sequencing

- Google Slides™ templates for digital extension activities (12 slides total)

- 2-page writing craft in color and black-and-white

- mini-book for story sequencing

October Interactive Read Alouds:

Room on the Broom by Julia Donaldson

Creepy Carrots by Aaron Reynolds

The Hallo-Weiner by Dav Pilkey

Stumpkin by Lucy Ruth Cummins

Big Pumpkin by Erica Silverman

The Little Old Lady Who Was Not Afraid of Anything by Linda D. Williams

Gustavo the Shy Ghost by Flavia Z. Drago

Bonaparte Falls Apart by Margery Cuyler

Enjoy! :)


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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
With prompting and support, ask and answer questions about key details in a text.
With prompting and support, retell familiar stories, including key details.
With prompting and support, identify characters, settings, and major events in a story.
Ask and answer questions about unknown words in a text.
With prompting and support, describe the relationship between illustrations and the story in which they appear (e.g., what moment in a story an illustration depicts).


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