There’s not a ghost of a chance that your students won’t enjoy these activities! Gustavo the Shy Ghost activities engage students in critical thinking about the story, characters, and Day of the Dead.
As students explore themes of bravery, the included activities support English Language Arts and Social Studies. As a result of the activities included, students will be able to:
- write responses to writing prompts and open-ended questions.
- make a banner penant.
- participate in a Day of the Dead song and dance.
- analyze the movie Coco.
- draw a sugar skull.
- reflect and respond to discussion questions and prompts.
Activities can be used to differentiate instruction for students, to provide them with a choice, or to focus on a particular skill.
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About This Book
Gustavo is good at doing all sorts of ghostly things, and what he loves the most is playing beautiful music on his violin. Because Gustavo is shy, many things are hard for him. As the Day of the Dead approaches, he needs to find a way to share his love of music and get noticed.
Flavia Z. Drago’s fancifully detailed artwork and visual humor tell a sweet story of loneliness and friendship that is sure to delight little ghouls and goblins.
You can experience mariachi tunes by reading Gustavo the Shy Ghost with Novel Effect. Along the way, you’ll hear Gustavo playing his violin.