Forty-Four Short Story Ideas Here are lots of short story ideas that you can use as writing prompts. Use these story starters on their own or to get ideas for the CWN Free Online Writing Courses. You'll also find links to more creative writing prompts at the bottom of the page. Any of these ideas can be used either humorously or dramatically... or you can try both. Have fun!
loved all four of his books...each chapter a short story. His vocabulary is truly amazing, but his sense of humor is what makes these books memorable. Read them to my husband while he was shaving and we both laughed.
Summer Bugs - Reading Comprehension: Who? What? Where? Fun short stories/sentences with related who? what? where? questions. Great for the end of the year or SUMMER SCHOOL lessons and SUMMER PRACTICE! $
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.
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.