Close Reading for Middle School Students: This package provides students with a step by step guide to the text annotation and close reading process. Excerpts from classic short stories are also included, as well as graphic organizers to complete after their first, second, and third read.
Most Dangerous Game short story lit. analysis worksheets & tasks, Connell, CCSS
Use the classic short story, “The Most Dangerous Game” by Richard Connell to teach your students the elements of literary analysis. A full three-day lesson plan will keep your students busy reading, writing, and thinking!
Short Story Unit Plan, FOUR WEEKS of Dynamic Lessons on Classic Short Stories
Use the classic short story, “The Necklace” by Guy de Maupassant, to teach your students the elements of literary analysis. First, they'll enjoy the ironic twist ending. Then, they'll dig deep into their thinking and writing. Get ready for two days of compelling discussion about writing and classic lit.
Looking for famous short stories? Try these great American classics. Each story includes teaching ideas. Teach "To Build a Fire" by Jack London, "An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge" by Ambrose Bierce, "The Minister's Black Veil" by Nathaniel Hawthorne, "The Gift of the Magi" by O. Henry, "The Revolt of Mother" by Mary E. Wilkins Freeman, "The Open Boat" by Stephen Crane, "Masque of the Red Death" by Edgar Allen Poe, and "The Lady or the Tiger" by Frank Stockton.