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.
This short story unit is perfect for any high school English classroom. The stories have been used in my class with great success. The students especially love the surprising endings! The product includes eye-catching presentations, discussions, videos, and creative assessments.
5 Short Stories That Will Make You a Better Writer
5 Short Stories That Will Make You a Better Writer - I selected the five short stories below for their diversity in style and subject matter, but also because each one is a well-crafted story in its own right.
How to use Pixar Short Films to quickly master Plot. 10 highly engaging short films to study plot and the story elements. “Burn-E” “Day & Night” “Dug’s Special Mission” “For the Birds” “Geri’s Game” “Knick Knack” “Lifted” “Partly Cloudy” “Presto” “Tin Toy” Enjoy the Pixar Short Films Study!
Use Interactive Notebooks in a high school setting to promote creativity, engagement, and analytical thinking. Learn about how to lay out your spreads to scaffold and maximize student output, all while maintaining an organization that helps students use their notebooks as a reference.