You Selected:

Grades

6 - 8

Subjects

Top Resource Types

Rating

showing 1-52 of 10,265 results

Emoji Writing Prompt PACK
*Use for fun, motivating morning work, writing prompts, or literacy centers! *Print one copy of the emoji prompt for each of your students. (Students will each get a ¼ page slip.) Your students will take their slip of paper and cut out each of the emoji. They must then create a story (you create th
$8.00
1,427 ratings
4.0

Digital Download

PDF (4.75 MB)

Short Story Unit Plan, FOUR WEEKS of Dynamic Lessons on Classic Short Stories
Looking for a short story unit that will thrill your tweens and teens? Take those beloved classic short stories and ramp them up with this MASSIVE bundle that includes FOUR WEEKS OF COMPLETE LESSON MATERIALS designed for advanced middle school students and high school freshmen/sophomores. This shor
$18.99
1,290 ratings
4.0

Digital Download

ZIP (72.9 MB)

ASSIGNMENTS FOR ANY NOVEL OR SHORT STORY
SHORT STORY AND NOVEL ASSIGNMENTS Gone are the days of boring book reports and reading responses! This multi-faceted resource provides fun ready-to-use assignments that will work for any novel or short story that your students are reading. Each of the one page assignments can be printed and hande
$12.99
1,009 ratings
4.0

Digital Download

PDF (27.6 MB)

Plot Elements Foldable Collection for Middle Grades Common Core
Plot Elements Foldable Collection for Middle Grades Common Core This Plot Elements Foldables Collection includes: Plot Structure Pyramid Foldable Template (blank and labeled) 6-Tab Elements Foldable Templates (blank and labeled) Alternate 5-Tab Elements Foldable Templates (blank and labeled) - no I
$3.00
787 ratings
4.0

Digital Download

PDF (27.2 MB)

"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
$3.50
542 ratings
4.0

Digital Download

ZIP (2.88 MB)

Plot Chart Diagram Arc - Pixar Short Films Study (w/ Answer Keys)
Plot Charts are a necessary story analysis skill, so we've made them so much fun. Your learners will be begging for more (seriously, read the feedback) as they watch Pixar Short Films and analyze the plot. TEXTS: 10 Pixar Short Films (films not included) PLOT PACKET
FREE
513 ratings
4.0

Digital Download

ZIP (81 MB)

Folktale Genres Poster Set FREEBIE! Fairy Tale, Tall Tale, Fable, Myth, & Legend
Folktale Genres Poster Set FREEBIE! Fairy Tale, Tall Tale, Fable, Myth, & Legend 6 Poster Set for teaching the subgenres of Folktales: Fairy Tale, Tall Tale, Fable, Myth, & Legend. Buy the full set of 12:
FREE
468 ratings
4.0

Digital Download

PDF (25.03 MB)

Paired Passages - Text Connections
Twelve high-interest paired paragraphs, each with one question that requires a high level of thinking to complete. You will receive: -24 high interest paired passages (2 per page) -12 questions, each requiring the reader to make text to text connections -answer recording sheets -answer keys The se
$5.49
466 ratings
4.0

Digital Download

ZIP (2.59 MB)

Visualizing Assessments: Comprehension Quick Sketch Quick Checks
Have you ever had a student read and not comprehend? Uh, yes, I think we all have! This reading behavior is all too common in students who *can* read, or sound like a reader, but too often these "readers", are not comprehending anything at all, these students are often known as "word callers." This
$10.00
448 ratings
4.0

Digital Download

PDF (1.83 MB)

Science Fiction Unit, 2 Weeks of Sci Fi Short Story & Movie Analysis, Sci Fi Fun
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
$8.99
445 ratings
4.0

Digital Download

ZIP (8.83 MB)

DIGITAL PAPERLESS ASSIGNMENTS FOR ANY READING - GOOGLE DRIVE OR GOOGLE CLASSROOM
SHORT STORY AND NOVEL ASSIGNMENTS (DIGITAL) FOR GOOGLE DRIVE: Gone are the days of boring book reports and reading responses! This multi-faceted paperless resource provides fun ready-to-use assignments that will work for any novel or short story that your students are reading. The best part is that
$12.49
367 ratings
4.0

Digital Download

PDF (3.94 MB)

Elements of Fiction Posters {Plot Vocabulary} Set of 23
Elements of Fiction Posters {Plot Vocabulary} Set of 23 I created these simple bright and colorful posters for many of the common elements of fiction (I call them "lit terms") that my middle school students learn throughout the year. {Update! As of March 2015, this set has grown to 23 posters! Se
$3.00
366 ratings
4.0

Digital Download

PDF (40.61 MB)

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. This three-day lesson plan includes the full 9-page story with attractive illustrations, an 8-question deep-thinking exercise (with detailed answer key/class discussion
$3.00
349 ratings
4.0

Digital Download

ZIP (27.56 MB)

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 w
$2.50
337 ratings
4.0

Digital Download

PDF (1.62 MB)

Psychotic Short Stories -- Literary Analysis Mini-Unit
This full unit contains a variety of activities for studying "The Tell-Tale Heart" by Edgar Allan Poe, "The Monkey's Paw" by W. W. Jacobs, and "The Landlady" by Roald Dahl. The unit could be great for Halloween, but you could teach it any time of the year. It contains everything you need to have yo
$10.00
309 ratings
4.0

Digital Download

ZIP (10.44 MB)

Lamb to the Slaughter short story, Dahl, lit. analysis & real-world writing task
Use the black humor of Roald Dahl’s well-known short story, “Lamb to the Slaughter," to teach your students the elements of literary analysis. This one-day lesson plan includes links to the full text of the story, detailed instructions, a 9-question deep-thinking handout (with detailed answer key, o
$2.50
277 ratings
4.0

Digital Download

PDF (732.89 KB)

Harrison Bergeron, Worksheets and Multimedia for Kurt Vonnegut Jr.’s Short Story
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,
$2.50
266 ratings
4.0

Digital Download

ZIP (3.27 MB)

Short Story ANTHOLOGY Unit: 110 Stories w/ Annotation Organizer/Keyword Strategy
SHORT STORIES - 1,000+ PAGES: ANTHOLOGY and RESOURCES ✅ NEW - More stories and Flesch-Kincaid Readability Grade-Levels for each story. ➡All stories are Digital Ready. Students can highlight/annotate the text on a computer. These short stories are powerful, access
$24.95
257 ratings
4.0

Digital Download

ZIP (48.84 MB)

Thank You Ma’am, Langston Hughes short story, literary analysis & writing task
Use the 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 6-question deep-thinking exercise (with detailed answer key, of course), and an optional writing activity that shows
$2.25
241 ratings
4.0

Digital Download

PDF (93.58 KB)

Language Loaded Short Stories- No Prep, No Print!!!
Language Loaded Short Stories! I'm so excited to offer you my most comprehensive product I have created so far! It targets so many skills! This product includes 20 original stories of varying length and complexity that range from 3rd-7th grade level appropriateness, but really depen
$4.00
237 ratings
4.0

Digital Download

ZIP (7.43 MB)

Gift of the Magi, O. Henry’s short story of love & irony, two-day lesson, CCSS
Use the short story, “The Gift of the Magi” by American writer O. Henry, to teach your students the elements of literary analysis, get them thinking deeply about the text, and provide opportunities for creative writing. This two-day lesson plan includes a beautifully illustrated copy of the story, a
$2.50
229 ratings
4.0

Digital Download

ZIP (7.1 MB)

The History of Basketball: A Non-Fiction Close Read for 4th-6th Grade
Got boys that love sports but hate to read?? Here's a non-fiction passage about the history of basketball sure to get them geared up to try out the original rules at recess, while giving you an awesome assessment of their close reading skills! "The History of Basketball: A Non-Fiction Close Read fo
$2.00
229 ratings
4.0

Digital Download

PDF (680.26 KB)

Tall Tales Clip Art Bundle {Educlips Clipart}
This is a set of images connected with Tall Tales The images included in this set are: Calamity Jane, Casey Jones, Crocodile, Davy Crockett, Hiawatha, John Henry, Johnny Appleseed, Mike Fink, Box, Paul Bunyon, Pecos Bill, Sinking Titanic, Tornado, Train, Zorro, Molly Brown. This set contains all o
$6.00
225 ratings
4.0

Digital Download

ZIP (33.56 MB)

Say What? A Comprehension Activity
This activity targets reading and listening comprehension! -24 cards with mini stories -Each mini story has 2-4 related comprehension questions. The questions target story grammar elements. -5 printable posters: Characters, Setting, Predicting, Problem, and Solution. This activity is very opened
$3.00
224 ratings
4.0

Digital Download

PDF (10.78 MB)

The Necklace, two-day plan, dynamic approach to de Maupassant’s short story
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 the full story with attractive illustrations, an 8-question deep-thinking exercise (with detailed answer key, of course), an interactive Prezi
$3.00
215 ratings
4.0

Digital Download

ZIP (54.47 MB)

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
$3.50
214 ratings
4.0

Digital Download

ZIP (11.44 MB)

The True Story of the Three Little Pigs Readers' Theater Script
Students of all ages enjoy “The True Story of the Three Little Pigs,” (by Jon Scieszka) and will love performing it with this clever Readers’ Theater play (one of my originals). Play features the wolf, 2 pigs, 2 narrators, and a news reporter. Your students will laugh at the banter between the char
$3.75
203 ratings
4.0

Digital Download

PDF (1.32 MB)

Theme Reading Passages; Task Cards w/ Differentiated Responses
Theme is an important, yet difficult concept for students to master. These theme task cards include 12 reading passages with 12 different themes, as well as an overview of theme concepts. The response choices are differentiated for the various learners in your class. For the struggling students,
$4.25
197 ratings
4.0

Digital Download

PDF (2.39 MB)

Point of View - Notes and Writing Assignment
POINT OF VIEW ACTIVITY - Students are given notes / handout on the four points of view and then asked to complete a short assignment. Students read a newspaper article and respond with different points of view. Students enjoy this creative writing assignment that also teaches point of view. I
$2.49
184 ratings
4.0

Digital Download

PDF (7.98 MB)

Fiction Genres Posters Set of 12
Fiction Genres Posters Set of 12 Includes: Realistic Fiction, Science Fiction, Historical Fiction, Fantasy, Adventure, Mystery, Folktale, Tall Tale, Fairy Tale, Legend, Myth, Fable. Check my TpT store for more reading and literature poster sets and resources.
$2.50
184 ratings
4.0

Digital Download

PDF (29.05 MB)

Inference
Inference contains mini posters, a lap book, BINGO, games, and printables. This unit includes: • Ten mini posters with definitions, rules, and information • Four foldable organizers help students learn rules and strategies for finding answers to inference questions. (Two to thre
$4.00
183 ratings
4.0

Digital Download

PDF (15.3 MB)

Spooky Story Writing - Creative Writing Activity
Interactive Creative Writing Activity Your students will love this fun and engaging creative writing activity that will have them rolling story element dice (setting, character, obstacle, and a story starter) to create a random set of story components. Once students have their st
FREE
181 ratings
4.0

Digital Download

PDF (3.52 MB)

Scarlet Ibis, James Hurst, 3-day lesson, lit. analysis & writing tasks, CCSS
Use the heart-breaking short 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 yo
$2.50
180 ratings
4.0

Digital Download

ZIP (13.69 MB)

Greek Mythology Stories 4th - 6th Grade - Greek Myths
Greek Mythology stories that were created to be “kid friendly”. I found as a teacher it was difficult to teach Greek mythology in the upper elementary grades because the stories were often not age appropriate for my students and so I wanted to have stories that were appropriate. The artwork of the
$6.00
178 ratings
4.0

Digital Download

ZIP (12.09 MB)

Halloween Writing Booklet {For the Upper Grades}
This Halloween writing unit was designed to create a full month of writing for your classroom. Simply make a copy of each of these pages, staple together (with the cover page provided) and students can work all month on creative, fun, and meaningful writing. There are 4 complete writing activities
$5.25
$5.00
171 ratings
4.0

Digital Download

PDF (5.24 MB)

Fluency & Comprehension Reading Intervention for All Seasons - Fifth Grade Level
Fluency & Comprehension Reading Intervention for All Seasons – Fifth Grade Level Flesch Kincaid Readability Grade Levels range from 5.1-5.9 in chronological order. They are all on a fifth grade reading level. This bundle contains 35 original fluency passages I wrote and 2-3 comprehension and
$16.00
$12.00
170 ratings
4.0

Digital Download

PDF (7.91 MB)

Emoji Story- A Writing Prompt using Emoji
Print one copy of the emoji prompt for each of your students. (Students will each get a ¼ page slip.) Your students will take their slip of paper and cut out each of the emoji. They must then create a story (you create the requirements) using the emoji in place of actual words. If they are using the
FREE
170 ratings
4.0

Digital Download

PDF (1.14 MB)

Personal Narratives Made Easy!
*INCLUDES BONUS PACK This download helps students understand and create personal narratives. It includes: ~introduction to personal narratives ~example personal narrative ~blank personal narrative templates ~personal narrative checklist The Bonus Pack will allow your students to create books about
$3.00
168 ratings
4.0

Digital Download

PDF (5.61 MB)

Close Reading Short Story MEGA-BUNDLE:140+ Pgs of CCSS Aligned Activities, PPTs
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 answe
$26.50
$14.50
165 ratings
4.0

Digital Download

ZIP (34.75 MB)

Harriet Tubman & the Underground Railroad - Choose Your Own Adventure Reading
Harriet Tubman & the Underground Railroad - Choose Your Own Adventure Reading This fantastic, interactive story brings your students into history! In this reading, students assume the role of a slave in 1852 who is given a chance to runaway with Harriet Tubman along the Underground Railroad. Ho
$3.99
163 ratings
4.0

Digital Download

PDF (1.58 MB)

Reader's Theater CCSS Mini-BUNDLE for Grades 4-8
Reader's Theater for BIG KIDS! This 50-page CCSS Reader's Theater for Grades 4-8 BUNDLE is a compilation of: • The School Store • Speedy Racer • The Cafeteria Catastrophe all written by Erin Beers from Mrs. Beers' Language Arts Class. Estimated Lexile Measure 700-770 This three-pack of reader's
$9.00
$6.00
162 ratings
4.0

Digital Download

ZIP (7.8 MB)

Short Story Creative Writing (Roll-a-Story)
Introductory PowerPoint covering the elements of a short story plus silly story starters for creative writing in a "Roll-a-Story" format. These four "Roll-a-Story" cards allow for 864 different story combinations! Students first roll a die to select a character, then roll to selec
$3.50
161 ratings
4.0

Digital Download

ZIP (84.38 MB)

Cask of Amontillado, Edgar Allan Poe, FREE 2-day lit. 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 plan includes a 15-question deep-thinking exercise (with detailed answer key/class discussion starters) and a Storytelling Arc handout (with co
FREE
160 ratings
4.0

Digital Download

PDF (611.65 KB)

Idioms, Adages, and Proverbs Differentiated Bundled Unit
This is a bundled unit on Idioms, Adages, and Proverbs perfect for meeting the Common Core Standards: ELA L.4.5b and L.5.5.b: Recognize and explain the meaning of common idioms, adages, and proverbs. In this unit you will find an engaging Powerpoint which defines idioms, proverbs, and adages, giv
$9.00
$4.99
159 ratings
4.0

Digital Download

ZIP (7 MB)

Story Retell and Sequencing
Story Retell And Sequencing: Includes 20 original stories for the student to listen to and retell to the therapist/teacher. This product is great for use in Speech & Language Therapy as well as English and Language Arts. This task targets retell and sequence abilities as well as auditory compreh
$4.00
159 ratings
4.0

Digital Download

ZIP (1.85 MB)

Lesson: Eleven by Sandra Cisneros Lesson Plan, Worksheet, Key, Powerpoint
"Eleven" by Sandra Cisneros Complete Lesson Bundle This is a complete lesson pack for the short story "Eleven" by Sandra Cisneros. All of the documents are alterable so that you can tailor them for your purposes. Also, all of the graphic organizers can be used for any text. The worksheets are pro
$3.00
157 ratings
4.0

Digital Download

ZIP (40.2 MB)

Thank You M'am by Langston Hughes: Conflict, Characterization, Inferences
Thank You M'am Lesson Focused on Conflict, Characterization & Inferences This week long lesson on the short story "Thank You M'am" by Langston Hughes is focused on the skills of conflict, characterization and making inferences. Terms covered include: internal conflict, external
$4.00
152 ratings
4.0

Digital Download

PDF (2.36 MB)

Plot Diagram Graphic Organizer Template
Plot Diagram Graphic Organizer Template You may use this template in any way that you wish. You can even use it in your commercial product as long as you credit Lovin Lit. The size of this plot diagram template was made to fit into a standard composition notebook when cut out along the perimeter.
FREE
152 ratings
4.0

Digital Download

PDF (1.02 MB)

Short Story Unit: 3+ Weeks of Literary Terms & 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
$15.00
$12.99
152 ratings
4.0

Digital Download

ZIP (2.04 MB)

Lesson: All Summer In A Day by Ray Bradbury Lesson Plan, Worksheets, Key
“All Summer In a Day” by Ray Bradbury Complete Lesson Bundle This is a complete lesson pack for the short story “All Summer In a Day” by Ray Bradbury. All of the documents are alterable so that you can tailor them for your purposes. Also, all of the graphic organizers can be used for any text. Th
$3.00
151 ratings
4.0

Digital Download

ZIP (40.2 MB)

Tell Tale Heart by Edgar Allan Poe: Interactive Flipbook
Nothing grabs students' attention quite like Edgar Allan Poe’s creepy classic, “The Tell-Tale Heart” . . . this detailed flip-book contains everything you need to teach this spooky story, including 8 pages of Common Core-aligned literary analysis activities, 9 unique and engaging writing prompts, gr
$6.00
151 ratings
4.0

Digital Download

PDF (8.26 MB)

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
$3.49
148 ratings
4.0

Digital Download

ZIP (503.23 KB)

showing 1-52 of 10,265 results

Teachers Pay Teachers

Teachers Pay Teachers is an online marketplace where teachers buy and sell original educational materials.

Learn More

Keep in Touch!

Sign up