Ghost House

$ 9.95

Ghost House is a classic ghost story in which three boys are dared to spend the night in an old house where a murder took place long ago. A series of strange sights and sounds leaves them wondering if the house really is haunted. A HIP bestseller.

Author: Paul Kropp
Reading level: Grade 3.2 (Lexile 590)
Interest level: Grades 4-10

Read a Google Books excerpt of Ghost House.

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Chapter 1 of Ghost House  

READERS THEATER SCRIPT from Chapter 8

TRY THIS PRE-READING ACTIVITY FOR ANY GHOST STORY:

Help your students prepare for reading any ghost story with this before-reading activity from the GHOST HOUSE TEACHER’S GUIDE.  With the students, brainstorm a list of things you would expect to find in a ghost story:

– an abandoned house
– a stormy night
– strange noises
– supernatural creatures
– a long-ago mystery
– something scary
– ghosts, goblins and ghouls
– frightened characters

Have the students check off each item they encounter as they read. This routine not only helps activate background knowledge to guide the reading, but also helps students develop a “stance” for reading this genre by preparing them for the story elements they will encounter.

 

Ghost House Teacher’s Guide available for purchase or free with 6 or more copies of this title
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