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Short Story Unit Plan, 4 Weeks of Dynamic Lessons on Classic Short Stories, CCSS
Looking for a low-prep short story unit that will thrill your high school and advanced middle school students? This four-week short story unit is an excellent way to launch the year, setting the stage for deeper study of novels and plays. I’ve used it successfully with eighth graders and both regula
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"The Lottery" by Shirley Jackson Unit with Hunger Games Comparison
"The Lottery" Short Story Literature Guide This package of documents features numerous materials for teaching Shirley Jackson's 1948 short story "The Lottery." Includes an introduction activity (using real stones), guided reading questions (for recall/comprehension, analysis, applying, critical thi
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Science Fiction Bundle, Sci Fi Short Stories & Movie Analysis, Sci Fi Fun, CCSS
Take a trip to another dimension as you introduce your students to the delights and horrors of modern science fiction. Using the works of writers such as Ray Bradbury, Kurt Vonnegut Jr., and Isaac Asimov, this two (or three, depending on pacing) week mini-unit will entertain and challenge your advan
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The Veldt, Ray Bradbury Short Story Worksheets and Multimedia, Sci Fi, CCSS
If your students can’t go an hour without looking at their phones, they need to read “The Veldt.”Ray Bradbury’s chilling futuristic short story, “The Veldt,” gives us a glimpse of a world where children love their devices more than their families. Sound familiar? This compelling 90-minute lesson wil
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Most Dangerous Game, Richard Connell, Classic Short Story Literary Analysis CCSS
Use the classic short story, “The Most Dangerous Game” by Richard Connell to teach your students the elements of literary analysis. This three-day lesson plan includes the full-text 9-page story (public domain), an 8-question student handout (with detailed answer key/class discussion starters), a si
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Discovering Theme Learning Stations
These learning stations are designed to take students through the process that is necessary to understand theme in fiction. In the works they read, there is rarely a clearly stated "moral at the end of the story". Instead, there are steps that must be followed so students can discover the author's

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Harrison Bergeron, Literary Analysis + Video Lesson, Kurt Vonnegut Jr., CCSS
Use this compelling two-day (or possibly three-day, depending on your pacing) lesson on Kurt Vonnegut Jr.’s chilling futuristic short story, “Harrison Bergeron,” as a stand-alone lesson, as part of any short story unit, or as a supplement to any larger dystopian novel study, such as Brave New World,
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SHORT STORY UNIT PLAN
SHORT STORY UNIT: This short story unit is perfect for any late middle or high school English classroom. The stories have been used in my class with great success, and the students especially love the surprising endings in each story! The product includes eye-catching presentations, discussions, v
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THE LOTTERY BY SHIRLEY JACKSON
THE LOTTERY BY SHIRLEY JACKSON: Explore the role that traditions play in our lives with Shirley Jackson's short story, The Lottery. This story is always a hit with my students! This lesson includes a 45 slide presentation that guides you through the entire lesson, analysis questions, an answer key

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"Thank You Ma'am" Langston Hughes story, literary analysis & writing task CCSS
Use this classic short story, “Thank You, Ma’am” by Langston Hughes, to teach your students the elements of literary analysis. This one-day lesson plan includes detailed instructions, a six-question deep-thinking exercise (with detailed answer key, of course), and an optional writing activity that s
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The Necklace, Guy de Maupassant, Classic Short Story Literary Analysis, CCSS
Use the classic short story, “The Necklace” by Guy de Maupassant, to teach your students the elements of literary analysis. This two-day lesson plan includes a full-text copy of this public domain story, an 8-question student handout (with detailed answer key, of course), an interactive Prezi lectur
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Short Story Unit: 3+ Weeks of Literary Devices & 8 Classic Stories!
Need an engaging, student-driven way to teach short stories and/or literary terms? Use this unit as a high-accountability way to scaffold students into tougher literature! In this unit, small groups of students are assigned to one short story (so you can differentiate to students by difficulty leve
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The Scarlet Ibis, James Hurst, Short Story Literary Analysis + Writing CCSS
Use the heartbreaking story “The Scarlet Ibis” by James Hurst to teach your students the elements of literary analysis. This three-day lesson plan includes a 7-question deep-thinking exercise (with detailed answer key/class discussion starters), a pre-writing organizing task that will get your stude
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Short Story Close Reading MEGA-BUNDLE:140+ Pgs of CCSS Aligned Activities, PPTs
SHORT STORY UNIT: SAVE ALMOST 50% WITH 7 PRODUCTS IN 1! The ability to closely read and analyze text is central to Common Core. Using four classic short stories, this MASSIVE mega-bundle includes close reading activities—with detailed lesson plans, full texts of stories, and answer keys—so that stu
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Narrative Writing Unit: Grades 7-12
This unit will take you and your students through the process of planning, drafting, revising, and polishing a narrative piece. These resources will work for personal narratives or fictional short stories, because the skills needed for both forms are the same.The first few days are structured, whole
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Digital Escape Room, The Tell-tale Heart, Edgar Allan Poe Escape By The Morning
Escape by the Morning! This Tell-Tale Heart Digital Escape Room is an innovative breakout game that allows teachers and students to engage in escape room fun, enjoy the 360° view, and have the VR option. Your students will feel like they are actually in the boarding house chambers! You should defin
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Most Dangerous Game - CSI Style Plus Much More!
“The Most Dangerous Game” by Richard Connell is a high-interest story for middle and high school students, so the activities that accompany it must be appealing as well. This unit contains plenty of activities to engage your students and make them think at the same time. "Most Dangerous Game - CSI
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Tell-Tale Heart Newspaper Project - Digital and Print Versions Included
Tell-Tale Heart - After reading Poe's "The Tell-Tale Heart" students create a newspaper based on the events in the short story. My students really get into this assignment and I've had some amazing work turned in - it's a fun and creative way for them to demonstrate their understanding of the story
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Cask of Amontillado, Edgar Allan Poe, FREE, Literary Analysis Lesson, CCSS
Use "The Cask of Amontillado," Edgar Allan Poe’s creepy tale of twisted justice, to teach your students the elements of literary analysis. This two-day lesson includes a 14-question deep-thinking exercise (with detailed answer key/class discussion starters) and a Storytelling Arc handout (with key)
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“Masque of the Red Death” VALUE BUNDLE:Close Reading Unit & Pre/Post PowerPoint
SAVE 25% BY BUYING 2 BIG PRODUCTS TOGETHER!Use Poe’s creepy classic, “Masque of the Red Death,” to practice close reading and other key Common Core skills while teaching symbolism, allegory and imagery. This HUGE 40+ page value bundle--combining two substantial products--includes:PRE/POST-READING P
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Rules of the Game, Literary Analysis of Amy Tan’s Short Story from Joy Luck Club
Use the short story, “The Rules of the Game” (a short piece from Amy Tan’s novel, The Joy Luck Club), to teach your students the elements of literary analysis. This two-day lesson plan includes a 7-question deep-thinking exercise (with detailed answer key, of course) and a creative writing assignmen
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THE TELL TALE HEART BY EDGAR ALLAN POE
THE TELL TALE HEART BY EDGAR ALLAN POE: Introduce students to Edgar Allan Poe's most famous short story. This resource has absolutely everything you need to teach the story in a comprehensive and engaging way. ================================================================This Resource Is Included

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Point of View - Review Practice with Novel Passages
This 28-slide PowerPoint helps students practice determining Point of View. Using short passages from 26 different novels (mostly young adult Y.A.), sections of the story are highlighted for students to practice before the answer is revealed. LEVEL: 5th-9th COMMON CORE: CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.7.3
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“Story of an Hour,” Chopin, 23-Page Close Reading & Literary Analysis Unit
Looking for an engaging short story unit your students will enjoy while practicing close reading and literary analysis? This Common Core-aligned mega-pack (including detailed answer keys) can be used in whole or in part to help students connect to Kate Chopin’s classic short story, ”Story of an Hou

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