The Witch's Headstone by Neil Gaiman Assignment

The Witch's Headstone by Neil Gaiman Assignment
The Witch's Headstone by Neil Gaiman Assignment
The Witch's Headstone by Neil Gaiman Assignment
The Witch's Headstone by Neil Gaiman Assignment
The Witch's Headstone by Neil Gaiman Assignment
The Witch's Headstone by Neil Gaiman Assignment
The Witch's Headstone by Neil Gaiman Assignment
The Witch's Headstone by Neil Gaiman Assignment
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M Is for Magic is a collection of child-friendly short fiction by Neil Gaiman.
The stories and poems were selected from previously published works, with the "The Witch's Headstone", which was turned into a published novel, The Graveyard Book. All the stories also appeared in Coraline and Other Stories (2007) published by Bloomsbury in the UK.

‘The Witch's Headstone",
Published as a short story in the Gaiman anthology M Is for Magic and in Wizards: Magical Tales from the Masters of Modern Fantasy and won the 2008 Locus Award for Best Novelette.


Liza doesn't have a headstone. We can understand why she's upset about this. Because she was accused of being a witch, she wasn't allowed a proper burial. She has nothing to mark her spot. It takes Bod, a live boy with a huge heart, to notice this unfairness and make things right


This is teaching materials for a short story that would be considered untraditional. The assessments included vocabulary acquisition, critical thinking questions, and recall or comprehension questions on one sheet. These questions come in the forms of a mixture of matching, short answer, and multiple-choice. By completing this sheet the student will demonstrate an understanding of the material on multiple levels.


The other assessment is a creative art sheet. The creative art sheet asks the student to use the details from the story and their own knowledge, experiences, and imagination to synthesize a totally new work, this is a picture that is a visual representation that recreates of a scene, character or maybe the student's use or view of an aspect of the story. Along with this picture the student will explain their work with a short explanation.


The materials provided
2 Short Story worksheet
1 Creative Art Sheet
Answer Key


A link to the story (it is chapter 4 of the novel):
https://www.abss.k12.nc.us/cms/lib/NC01001905/Centricity/Domain/3797/The%20Graveyard%20Book.pdf



NOTE: I have decided to include the Word Documents that the PDFs are created from so that if you would like to customize the unit for your classroom you can. However, I have used formatting and custom fonts that are not standard with many versions of Microsoft office. This may mean that opening them with a different version of office or without the same fonts installed will throw the formatting off. If so it may take some work to adapt them in your class. I am including them as an extra and would ask that I am not rated on the usability of the Word Docs. Since they are not the finished product, but an extra.





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