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The Write Lifefrom The Write Life

Where to Submit Short Stories: 25 Magazines and Online Publications

Here’s where to get your short stories published — and most of these outlets pay. A brilliant list xkx

The Write Practicefrom The Write Practice

How to Write a Short Story from Start to Finish

How to Write a Short Story from Start to Finish -- I disagree with the time allotments shown, but the basic list is good reference.

Analyze Literature Critically Using the SIFT Method -Works with short stories and poetry S-Symbolism I-Imagery F-Figurative Language T-Tone and Theme

Comprehension Pin #1: Comprehension Dice Game adjust for non-fiction or poetry or short story. Students role dice to decide which way they will show their comprehension of the reading.

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Community Post: 23 Famous Authors' Last Words

O. Henry (1862-1910) was a prolific American short-story writer, a master of surprise endings, who wrote about the life of ordinary people in New York City. A twist of plot, which turns on an ironic or coincidental circumstance, is typical of O. Henry's stories. William Sydney Porter (O. Henry) was born in Greensboro, North Carolina.

<p><strong>Tineke Bryson, Staff Writer</strong><br /> Today we look at another short form: nonfiction short stories. Tineke, the OYAN team’s creative nonfiction enthusiast, shares some tips on writing personal essays, anecdotes, and blog posts.</p>

Teachers Pay Teachersfrom Teachers Pay Teachers

SHORT STORY ANTHOLOGY: 110 STORIES w/ Annotation Organizer and Keyword Strategy

These stories are powerful, accessible, and engaging vehicles for teaching critical reading skills and for propagating a love of literature! So we’ve added more stories to our short story anthology and compiled 110 of the greatest stories in a bundle designed to improve annotation skills, bolster reading comprehension, and cultivate literary appreciation.


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 (including this one), which literary terms and skills they lend themselves to teaching, plus suggested text pairings and activities.

Speechy Musings: A FREE DOWNLOAD targeting figurative language including idioms, metaphors, and similes! There are 17 short stories filled with figurative language included as well as a graphic organizer and story elements die! REPinned by @PediaStaff – Please Visit for all our pediatric therapy pins

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25 Beautifully Redesigned Classic Book Covers

The Collected Tales of Edgar Allan Poe | 25 Beautifully Redesigned Classic Book Covers

The Literary Mavenfrom The Literary Maven

Literary Postcards: Writing From A Character's Point of View

Literary postcards are a great activity to reinforce the ideas of character and point of view in any novel or short story and can be used with any grade level.

Teachers Pay Teachersfrom Teachers Pay Teachers

SMARTePlans Digital Poetry Interactive Notebook

Digital Poetry Interactive Notebook for Google Classroom and Google Drive. High school English. Middle school English. Teaching Poetry. Poetry teaching ideas.

Flicker: A Collection of Short Stories and Poetry -