We found 369 resources with the concept short stories
Reading Literature: 7th Grade ELA Common Core
7th CCSS: Adaptable
Seventh grade is a great opportunity to take your literature unit to the next cognitive level. Challenge middle schoolers with a collection of Common Core aligned projects, lessons, and activities, all designed to enhance the learning experience with different works of literature.
Writing: 7th Grade ELA Common Core
7th CCSS: Adaptable
Transform drafting into crafting with a collection of materials designed to enrich your seventh grade writing unit. Each resource addresses one or more Common Core standards for persuasive writing, informational writing, and narrative writing, and connects to various novels and subjects across the middle school curriculum.
Why Should You Read Flannery O’Connor?
4 mins 9th - Higher Ed
New ReviewThere is more to literature of the American South than Civil War battles and Scarlett O'Hara. A short video introduces viewers to the works of Flannery O'Connor and her world of unique characters that causes readers to consider the dark...
Analyzing Vonnegut's View of the Future and His Commentary on the Present in Harrison Bergeron
9th - 12th CCSS: Designed
Kurt Vonnegut's short story "Harrison Bergeron" engages adolescents with its theme about the dangers of complete societal equality. Learners complete a graphic organizer to track literary elements in the story, as well as an inference...
Paired Passage Practice and the Extended Response Question
10th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
How do pupils relate paired passages to each other? Here's a resource that helps! The lesson includes a short story and a poem as a set of paired reading passages, followed by some analysis questions. It also includes an essay template...
South African Short Stories: Apartheid, Civil Rights, and You
10th CCSS: Adaptable
How are short stories from South Africa connected to issues of civil rights in the United States? A unit plan uses South African short stories to discuss issues such as apartheid, colonization, and civil rights. Questions and activities...
Defining Conflict Using "The Interlopers"
8th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Feeling conflicted? Work out those issues with a language arts lesson on internal and external conflict. Using "The Interlopers" by Saki, class members identify the conflicts between the characters before writing their own short stories...
Tell Us a Tale: Teaching Students to Be Storytellers
3rd - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
Encourage scholars to retell their favorite short story or folktale, adding personal details to make it their own. After reading their book of choice several times, story tellers retell a tale verbally to their classmates.
A Selection of Stories from The Æsop for Children
K - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
Read and incorporate a variety of Aesop's Fables into a fable genre study with an eBook produced by the Library of Congress. The interactive eBook contains 146 fables written by Aesop and includes colorful interactive illustrations by...
Reading Literature: 11-12th Grade ELA Common Core
11th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Looking for resources that model how to address specific Common Core Standards for reading literature in grades 11 and 12? Then check out this collection. Take a look at the attached notes for each resource to find the aligned Common Core Standards for 11th and 12th grade literature addressed by the resource.
W.7.3 - Narrative Writing: 7th Grade ELA Common Core
7th CCSS: Adaptable
Even for creative scholars, writing effective narrative pieces requires practice, thoughtful reflection on other narrative pieces, and technique. These resources are all aligned to the W.7.3 common core standards and will have your learners reading and writing powerful narrative pieces.
How the Chipmunk Got Its Stripes: a Legend of the Iroquois
5th CCSS: Adaptable
Have you ever wondered about a chipmunk's stripes? Read a short passage featuring the Iroquois legend about the chipmunk and his stripes, and answer five comprehension questions about the plot, the theme, and the unfamiliar vocabulary.