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Activity Overview


Allusions are present throughout the novel Ghost, referencing actual people, places, and events. These references help plunge the reader into the world around Castle Cranshaw and the different influences in his life as a 7th grader navigating life in a big city in modern day America. In this activity, students will create a storyboard that illustrates various allusions in the story.


Examples of Allusions in Ghost


Lesson Plan Reference

Grade Level 6-8

Difficulty Level 3 (Developing to Mastery)

Type of Assignment Individual

Type of Activity: Literary Allusions

Common Core Standards
  • [ELA-Literacy/RH/9-10/3] Analyze in detail a series of events described in a text; determine whether earlier events caused later ones or simply preceded them.
  • [ELA-LITERACY/CCRA/R/1] Read closely to determine what the text says explicitly and to make logical inferences from it; cite specific textual evidence when writing or speaking to support conclusions drawn from the text.
  • [ELA-LITERACY/CCRA/R/7] Integrate and evaluate content presented in diverse media and formats, including visually and quantitatively, as well as in words.
  • [ELA-LITERACY/CCRA/R/9] Analyze how two or more texts address similar themes or topics in order to build knowledge or to compare the approaches the authors take.


Template and Class Instructions

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Due Date:

Objective: Create a storyboard that identifies allusions present in Ghost (references to actual people, places, events, or works of art or literature). Illustrate instances of each allusion and write a short description below each cell.

Student Instructions:

  1. Click "Start Assignment".
  2. Identify the allusions from Ghost you wish to include and write them in the title.
  3. Create an image for an example that represents this allusion using appropriate scenes, characters, and items.
  4. Write a description of each of the examples.
  5. Save and submit your storyboard.

Requirements:



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