"7th Grade" by Gary Soto is an excellent short story for middle school students. This comprehensive unit contains all you need to introduce, teach, and assess!
This Unit Includes:
Comprehension and High-Level Thinking Questions
Vocabulary Graphic Organizer with Vocabulary Words
Story Plot Anchor Chart and Graphic Organizer!
Idiom Graphic Organizer
Short Story Quiz
ALL WITH ANSWER KEYS!
I have also provided a link where you can download a printable version of the story.