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 is a short TPRS story for beginning Spanish students. It has a limited vocabulary of less than 25 words, many of which are repeated throughout the story. I have set the age as 5th through 9th grade, but this story could be used with beginning students of any age (I have taught elementary, middle, and high school Spanish).I use this story as part of a unit on weather.
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.