The Ghost of Fossil Glen: A Book Study Unit for Grades 4-6 is designed for teachers of students reading The Ghost of Fossil Glen by Cynthia DeFelice (Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1998). Her book was named one of the School Library Journal Best Books of 1998.
In The Ghost of Fossil Glen, Allie, a sixth-grader, learns the importance of true friends, works to preserve an environmental jewel in her community, and solves the murder of a girl who disappeared four years earlier. Your students will enjoy the suspense of the story while developing vocabulary and comprehension skills.
The Ghost of Fossil Glen: A Book Study Unit for Grades 4-6 contains these features:
*A teacher's page explaining each item in the unit and a list of online resources and related books
*A synopsis of The Ghost of Fossil Glen
*An oral reading and discussion guide with a summary, discussion questions, and vocabulary for each of the 26 chapters in the book.
*A glossary with twenty words and definitions
*A crossword puzzle matching words and definitions
*A vocabulary worksheet using words in sentence context
*A vocabulary test with 20 questions matching words and definitions
*Find the Details comprehension worksheet with 50 questions
*A sequencing of events worksheet
*A comprehension test with 20 multiple-choice, two open response, and three sequencing questions
*Answer Keys for all items.
Download the Preview to see sample pages from this book study!