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.
This great Instagram Activity is perfect to use in your elementary or middle school (or even high school!) classroom to help student further understand characterization, symbols, and evidence based writing. Hits multiple Common Core Standards in a fun way