FREE Paired passages and text dependent questions extend students' reading comprehension and writing skills! This product is now compatible with Google Classroom as well as a traditional PDF document.Paired passages are playing a larger role than ever in today's elementary classroom.
Don't let your literature anthology dictate the short stories you read with your middle school and high school students. There are so many wonderful short stories out there, many of which can be used to teach a variety of literary elements and paired with other texts. Read on for 13 of my favorites, which literary terms and skills they lend themselves to teaching, plus suggested text pairings and activities.