The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman is a funny, quirky, suspenseful, thought-provoking novel about a boy whose childhood is defined by trying to escape a man who is trying to kill him. This is a great fall read aloud, or novel study for literature circle discussions.
In this novel study, students will build vocabulary skills, analyze quotes and dialogue, answer comprehension questions, and respond in writing to a variety of topics and ideas.
This guide is based on the common core standards (anchor standards 1, 3 and 4) and includes:
• 16 reader response pages for students to use while reading,
• 15 final project ideas that incorporate art, research, narrative and expository writing.