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Identify the Five Elements of a Short StoryLesson Planet
7th - 10th
Help your class to learn to identify the key elements of a short story using previously read works. They work in small groups to answer questions about point-of-view, conflict, characters, and setting. Then, they use a graphic organizer...
Elements of the Short StoryLesson Planet
9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
What elements make the short story a distinct genre? After generating a list of common elements and a working definition, class members identify the characters, setting, plot, rising action, crisis, climax, and conclusion in “The Three...
Teach21 Lesson: The Short of It, Lesson 3/12Lesson Planet
6th - 8th
Head out to the Wild West in this lesson, which focuses on the aspects of the Western genre. Using the story "Bargain" by A.B. Guthrie, students explore the elements of a short story and how it fits into the western genre (revenge,...
Writing Short Stories: The Fun WayLesson Planet
7th - 9th CCSS: Adaptable
Do your young authors suffer from writer's block when they try to write short stories? Access their natural creativity with C-Gor, the writing monster! The instructional activity takes aspiring authors through a new writing process...
Elements of a Short Story (SMARTboard)Lesson Planet
7th - 8th
TV for homework? Your pupils' dreams have come true! After reading Sandra Cisneros's "Eleven," they analyze the elements of the story, particularly the plot and and climax. The lesson could work with any short story that you are using to...
Short Story Planning GuideLesson Planet
6th - 9th CCSS: Adaptable
A short story is only as strong as its characters, development, and conflicts. Encourage the young authors in your class to plan their stories based on the elements of narrative writing, all provided in brainstorming graphic organizers.
A Creative Way to Comprehend the Elements of a Short StoryLesson Planet
4th - 8th
Introduce your secondary readers to the elements and characteristics of short stories. As a class, they read a short story answering questions as the story continues. In groups, they complete post-reading activities and compare their own...
Short Story Unit: Culminating ActivityLesson Planet
11th - 12th
As the culminating activity for a short story unit, class members demonstrate their understanding of short story format by creating a story based on an event in the plot line of Stephen King’s "The Reaper’s Image." A list of suggested...
Introduction to the Short StoryLesson Planet
9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
How should pupils read short stories? Set them up for this unit with an introductory lesson that goes over the main characteristics of a short story and starts learners off reading their first short story of the unit. In order to get a...
Literary Elements in Short StoriesLesson Planet
9th - 11th
Introduce your class to Glogster with this literary analysis lesson. At the end of your short story unit, they choose one literary element to apply to three short stories and make an online poster using Glogster. Samples are included. If...
Edgar Allan Poe Short Story WebQuestLesson Planet
6th - 8th CCSS: Designed
Introduce your class to Edgar Allan Poe with a series of mostly self-guided tasks and assignments. Class members follow the list of tasks, starting by watching a video with background information and ending with a compare-and-contrast...
Short Story Lesson Plan: “The Californian’s Tale”Lesson Planet
7th - 8th
Middle schoolers explore the theme of "The Californian's Tale" by Mark Twain. After reading Twain's short story, they identify and study its literary theme. Additionally, they analyze information and relationships in the piece, and write...