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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? 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.

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13 Short Stories for Engaging Secondary Students & Teaching Literary Elements

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.

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The creepier the tale, the more middle school students love it. October is the perfect month to introduce middle school students to scary short stories. The 21 short stories below are perfect for H...

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Very Short Stories for High School & Middle School

Very Short Stories For Middle School - good for beginning of the year to set writing habits!

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13 Short Stories for Engaging Secondary Students & Teaching Literary Elements

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.

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The Big Trip Up Yonder

CommonLit is a FREE collection of hundreds of high-quality non-fiction articles, short stories, historical documents, poems, and more. Each text comes with background information, rigorous text-dependent questions, discussion questions, and other teacher resources. www.commonlit.org

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