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.
Adventures of a 6th Grade Teacher: anchor charts, I remember learning this in middle school and think that I could even start it in my 5th grade classroom. Visuals will be extremely beneficial for my students.