Here are some of my favorite resources and ideas for teaching short stories in middle school and high school. Teaching short stories can be a great way to build student confidence and endurance with a number of skills. These texts span all genres and are hugely versatile – teach them as a unit or woven in with other texts throughout the year. (blog post)

Teaching Short Stories: Innovate & Engage

Here are some of my favorite resources and ideas for teaching short stories in middle school and high school. Teaching short stories can be a great way to build student confidence and endurance with a number of skills. These texts span all genres and are hugely versatile – teach them as a unit or woven in with other texts throughout the year. (blog post)

A short movie for kids teaching growth mindset - with a corresponding lesson plan

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Good for teaching the process. A short movie for kids teaching growth mindset - with a corresponding lesson plan

learning twice: The SIFT Method for Literature Analysis

I like this abbreviation and think it will help students analyze parts of plays and novels. It could be used as centres or each person in a Lit Circle could cover one aspect.

5 Short Stories With Surprise Endings Your Students Will Love to Analyze

5 Short Stories With Surprise Endings Your Students Will Love to Analyze

Want short pieces of literature that your English class will love to discuss? English short stories for high school English or ESL classes. 5 of my favourite stories are in this post! Analyze short story literature with the best short stories for English

Short Stories, Poems & Nonfiction for Secondary: Use this list of suggested informational texts, poetry and prose (all available to print for free online) for an entire year of English curriculum: 50 informational texts & U.S. Seminal Documents, 50 poems (19 written by African American and Latino Poets), 45 short stories (13 written by African American and Latino authors): Practice high school or middle school common-core standards for reading informational texts, reading literature and…

Short Stories, Poems & Nonfiction for Secondary: Use this list of suggested informational texts, poetry and prose (all available to print for free online) for an entire year of English curriculum: 50 informational texts & U.

Teaching Short Stories: Teaching Short Story Elements and the Elements of a Short Story

Teaching short story elements with out teaching short stories is really dumb, not quite as dumb as teaching the elements of a short story using the wrong stories, but dumb. This list of short stories will make your short story unit more effective.

//Looking for even more short stories to read with your middle school and high school students? There are so many options out there, many of which can be used to teach a variety of literary elements and lead into interesting discussions and activities. Read on for 15 recommendations from secondary English Language Arts teachers.

15 More Short Stories for Engaging Secondary Students & Teaching Literary Elements

Looking for even more short stories to read with your middle school and high school students? 15 recommendations from secondary English Language Arts teachers.

Here are some of my favorite resources and ideas for teaching short stories in middle school and high school. Teaching short stories can be a great way to build student confidence and endurance with a number of skills. These texts span all genres and are hugely versatile – teach them as a unit or woven in with other texts throughout the year. (blog post)

Teaching Short Stories: Innovate & Engage

Here are some of my favorite resources and ideas for teaching short stories in middle school and high school. Teaching short stories can be a great way to build student confidence and endurance with a number of skills. These texts span all genres and are hugely versatile – teach them as a unit or woven in with other texts throughout the year. (blog post)

How to Host a Tournament of Books in the Primary Classroom with help from your iPads!

How to Host a Tournament of Books in the Primary Classroom with help from your iPads! Great for March Reading Month!

Teaching Short Stories by Edgar Allan Poe: Mini Lessons for "The Oval Portrait" and Others

Teaching Short Stories by Edgar Allan Poe: Mini Lessons for "The Oval Portrait" and Others

A very underrated short story that kids love. These "Contents of the Dead Man's Pocket" lesson plans make teaching it a pleasure.

One of the great underrated short stories for high school and middle school English teachers. These "Contents of the Dead Man's Pocket" lesson plans are awesome too. Used these to keep my graders engaged the last couple weeks of school.

A timeline of the major events in the plot of Macbeth

A timeline of the major events in the plot of Macbeth. This sums up the whole play. It is neat that it has the blood trail.

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