Here are some of my favorite resources and ideas for teaching short stories in middle school and high school. Teaching short stories can be a great way to build student confidence and endurance with a number of skills. These texts span all genres and are hugely versatile – teach them as a unit or woven in with other texts throughout the year. (blog post)
5 Short Stories With Surprise Endings Your Students Will Love to Analyze
Want short pieces of literature that your English class will love to discuss? English short stories for high school English or ESL classes. 5 of my favourite stories are in this post! Analyze short story literature with the best short stories for English
Short Story Resources For Teachers; great collection of resources, including short stories to teach literary elements, excellent literature to add to your curriculum, and ideas for helping students write stories themselves
Short Stories, Poems & Nonfiction for Secondary: Use this list of suggested informational texts, poetry and prose (all available to print for free online) for an entire year of English curriculum: 50 informational texts & U.
13 Short Stories for Engaging Secondary Students & Teaching Literary Elements
One of the great underrated short stories for high school and middle school English teachers. These "Contents of the Dead Man's Pocket" lesson plans are awesome too. Used these to keep my graders engaged the last couple weeks of school.