To really get a feel for why these passwords were chosen, i. Questions 1 8 are multiple choice and worth 5 points each. This place would be scary because he never slept alone until monday, september. Skeleton creek is a 2009 childrens horror mystery novel by patrick carman, the first of a continuing series. Plot summary skeleton creek ryans journal intro to book. Skeleton creek is a book for an internetsavvy new generation a spooky story about the ghost who haunts an old dredge, written in diary form by housebound teen protagonist ryan, is spiced up by being linked to an internet site featuring video clips filmed by ryans friend and conspirator in trouble, sarah. Skeleton creek by patrick carman overdrive rakuten. I am always on the lookout for new series, so when i found this one, book one of the skeleton creek series written by patrick carman, i was ready to begin reading.
Paperback usually ships in 7 days more buying choices paperback 4. The questions for the 2nd book ghost in the machine are already numbered. Analysis of houseofusher password one thing that i immediately noticed about the passwords that appear throughout skeleton creek and ghost in the machine is that the majority of them are literary and film references. Rising actionsarah and ryan start searching the dredge to try to solve the mystery so they decide to explore. If you want a scary, cliff hanging book, you should read skeleton creek by patrick carman. I created these questions to help students summarize what they read in each chapter so they could analyze the clues they were discovering. Theres a book coming out called skeleton creek that is suppose to be some kind of ghost story with videos. Hope you guys enjoyed the video and hope it helped. Skeleton creek is real blog archive video 4 the video. To really get a feel for why these passwords were chosen, i have to go directly to the source. Oh my moo i cant wait for the second one to come out.
Challenge your kids to read skeleton creek if youve got a kid ages 8 to maybe 15 or so who resists reading, then ive got a challenge for you to issue. But when their investigations lead to the skeleton creek cemetery and a haunted room, they discover a chilling secret even theyre not ready for. Ghost in the machine, by patrick carman is a childrens mysteryhorror novel. Like the other books in the series, it includes links and passwords to online videos. I prefer to explain what this is all about in my videos, but this is whats happened so far. Skeleton creek novel by patrick carman proprofs quiz. Ive stumbled onto some files and information that no one else has, and it points to a very disturbing possibility. As their curiosity builds up they began to do research on why the town was named skeleton creek and the mining history withing the town years before. The raven strange things happen in skeleton creek and when they do, ryan writes them down and sarah captures them on video.
The raven skeleton creek book iv by patrick carman the. Skeleton forno498822020 adobe acrobat reader dcdownload adobe acrobat reader dc. In ghost in the machine sarah and ryan, long time childhood best friends,try to discover the mysteries that lie behind the dredge before it is torn down. Uniquely packaged, in a plastic sleeve to resemble a video, this book instantly caught my attention.
Skeleton creek is a suspenseful read that kept me spooked throughout the entire book. What do they discover at the dredge at the end of the book. Aleeta houseofusheri is the first password in the book. The crossbones skeleton creek by patrick carman is an ingenious and fastpaced interactive book. Ryan and sarah have lived in skeleton creek all their lives, uncovering ghostly mysteries no one else can figure out. Skull creek is a common name for a number of creeks and waterways in australia. The skeleton creek book series by patrick carman includes books skeleton creek, ghost in the machine, the crossbones, and several more. The two move deeper into the mystery theyve uncovered, determined to discover the secrets buried in skeleton creek, in the conclusion to patrick carmans thrilling series. Students will experience exciting fiction in two alternating formats, and can discuss and evaluate other storytelling techniques with media. Patrick carman the story so far characters ryan mccray sarah fincher characters sarah fincher sarah fincher is very similar to ryan but is one year older, and unfortunately was forced to move to boston. Patrick carman broke new ground for publishing with the first two skeleton creek stories, creating the most successful hybrid of text and web video yet. One way is because ryan, the main protagonist lives in a place called skeleton creek. Would you be willing to risk your parents wrath and your own safety to pursue the truth of the mystery.
This is a 69 page literature unit for the third book in the skeleton creek series, the crossbones, by patrick carman. Ghost in the machine is a childrens horrormystery novel by patrick carman, first published in 2009. See the complete skeleton creek series book list in order, box sets or omnibus editions, and companion titles. The two have been friends since they were children. Keep a page free in your book to write down clues and questions. As you read and view the clips, you can uncover some of the clues. Simpson, has produced five western films that bring these type of heroes to the kids of america. I added a document titled order of questions for book 1 to explain the order of the documents for the 1st book. Now he ups the ante even further with the crossbones, taking the suspense to new places, and taking his legions of readers with him. Rising actionsarah and ryan start searching the dredge to try to solve the mystery so they decide to explore the dredge climaxthey end up finding joe bushs ghost when they start filming and writing about the dredge and when they try to escape. These activities are based on different elements of the skeleton creek series. Skeleton creek is real blog archive video 5 the video. The dredge was built during the gold rush that consumed most of the western states throughout the mid 1800s.
The continuing story of ryan mccray and sarah finchers investigation into the supernatural is one part xfiles and one part blair witch project. The second is ghost in the machine published in 2009, the third is the crossbones published in 2010, the fourth is the raven published in 2011, and the. Intended to assess the students comprehension of the novel as it pertains to the facts and events. Skull creek, victoria, in the gippsland region was the site of killings of kurnai in 1842 during the gippsland massacres. Like many concepts in the book world, series is a somewhat fluid and contested notion. Now, the spookiness is spreading, and the mystery is going to take them far beyond skeleton creekinto places both unexpectedly sinister and spinechillingly haunted. The best part about the book is you can actually go to the fictional characters website and watch the ghosts that she got on film. The story wrapped up nicely in book 2, so what is going on in book 3 that. This book was published in 2009 and is the second book in the skeleton creek series. A breakthrough new series from bestselling author patrick carman, featuring text and technology in an innovative new way. Chapter 6 summary chapter 1 summary chapter 6 summary chapter 7 and 8 summary sarah thinks old joe bush was murdered by the alchemist.
In each case, it is named so due to the killing of aboriginal people in the area. Series was designed to cover groups of books generally understood as such see wikipedia. View the clips again and see if you notice anything that ryan and sarah have missed. It is the second book of the skeleton creek series, which is followed by three sequels. Book report on skeleton creek by dillon belshaw on prezi. The sumpter valley gold dredge is a historic gold dredge located in oregon. Ryan and sara uncover mysteries about there home town skeleton creek. September 2010 patrick carman broke new ground for publishing with the first two skeleton creek stories, creating the most successful hybrid of text and web video yet. Passwords are important because they keep your personal information safe. Stormy lane and his two sidekicks, texas and cimarron have ridden the trails to help right the wrongs of the 1880s. The skeleton creek series uses passwords to access video content online. Alternative music, lyrics, and videos from san antonio, tx on reverbnation.
Clues everyone seems keen to keep sarah and ryan from exploring the dredge something must be up. The crossbones skeleton creek by patrick carman read print. This quiz is to see how much you know after reading skeleton creek ryans journal by patrick carman. Students will experience exciting fiction in two alternating formats, and can discuss and. Exposition the main characters are ryan and sarah and sarah asks why call a town skeleton creek.
Netilove online tools for loversdownload ilove online tools for lovers ebook pdf. It is written in journal format but periodically though out the book you are given a website and password to access video that goes with the story. Theyve followed clues all over the country and underground. September 19 2014 there are many ways in which the book is scary. Skeleton creek productions, owned by rick simpson and larry w. Strange things happen in skeleton creekand when they do, ryan writes them down and sarah captures them on video. Dont forget to like and subscribe for more content. The crossbones 2010, the raven 2011, and the phantom room 2014. The title headings link to other documents describing the activity. In striving to enrich the lives of all readers, teachingbooks supports the first amendment and celebrates the right to read. Awards chapter 5 summary chapter 3 summary the most adaptive award goes to ryan.
My students loved reading the chapters and then going online to watch sarah finchers video diaries. A good rule of thumb is that series have a conventional name and are intentional creations, on the part of the author or. Skeleton creek follows the story of two sixteen year olds, ryan and sarah. Gold was discovered in sumpter in 1862, but the advent of using a large machine to perform placer mining in sumpter valley did not occur until 1912. Leonardshelby, jacktorrance, castleofotanrto, carlkolchak, imatschool, maryshelley, theancientmariner, georgelutz. In this groundbreaking format, the story is broken into two parts ryans text in the book, and sarahs videos on a special website, with links and passwords given. The second is ghost in the machine published in 2009, the third is the crossbones published in 2010, the fourth is the raven published in 2011, and the fifth is the phantom room published in 2014. Borrow ebooks, audiobooks, and videos from thousands of public libraries worldwide. Alternative psychedelic blues san antonio, tx skeleton creek alternative psychedelic blues.1147 1482 786 1024 1261 298 1315 996 1335 1593 48 1096 561 946 87 1205 1581 761 845 1191 91 1182 1137 368 316 528 1126 1164 1417 1499 343 427 62 91