American Literature Short Story Collection

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There are a variety of activities and handouts for 18 different American short stories (all sold separately in my store) in this growing bundle. There are 249 pages and 77 Slides for a total of 326 pages. You save more than 40% when you buy this money saving bundle. This bundle is great if you teach a variety of grades (give different stories to different grade levels) or if you want to differentiate and have different groups to read different stories. The possibilities are endless.

Included in this short story bundle are:

1) "The Tell Tale Heart" by Edgar Allan Poe (18 Pages and 7 Slides)

Poe's Biography
Story Analysis
Study Guide Questions with Answers
An article that relates to the story with a venn diagram
Two PowerPoint Lessons
Task Cards

2) “The Cask of Amontillado” by Edgar Allan Poe (22 Pages and 12 Slides)

Poe's Biography
Analysis of the story
Two different study guides for differentiation (there is an answer key for both study guides)
Vocabulary List with definitions.
Quiz with answer key
Group work assignment using various quotes
Three PowerPoint Lessons
Task Cards

3) "The Black Cat" by Edgar Allan Poe (18 Pages and 6 Slides)

Poe Biography
Story Analysis
Vocabulary List with Definitions
Study Guide Questions with Answers
Quiz for the story with Answers
Two PowerPoint Lessons
Task Cards

4) “Charles” by Shirley Jackson (8 Pages and 11 Slides)

Two different sets of questions (Good for different levels of students)
Vocabulary in Context
Inference Chart
Answer Keys
Two PowerPoint Lessons
Task Cards

5) "The Yellow Wallpaper” by Charlotte Perks Gilman (26 Pages)

Lesson Plans
Background Information
Vocabulary List with Definitions
Study Guide Questions with Suggested Answers
10 Question Short Story Quiz with Answers (Fill-In)
20 Question Quiz on the Story and the Vocabulary with Answers (Matching and Fill-In)
A copy of the story
Article about the story
Task Cards

6) "Thank You Ma'am" by Langston Hughes (5 pages and 13 slides)

Two PowerPoint Lesson Plans
Study Guide Questions and Answers
Characterization Handout (Describes different types of characterization)
Conflicts and Characterization Handout

7) “Sucker” by Carson McCullers (17 Pages)

Worksheet discussing the 3 main characters in the story.
A poem that you can relate to the story.
A short quiz to give at the end of the story.
An answer key with suggested answers
Lesson Plans
Task Cards

8) “Young Goodman Brown” by Nathaniel Hawthorne. (26 Pages)

Author Bio
Background Information about the Puritans
Vocabulary List with Definitions
Vocabulary Quiz with Answer Key
Study Guide Questions for the short story with Answer Key
Critical Lens Essay (New York State English Regents)
Task Cards

9) "A Perfect Day for Bananafish" by JD Salinger (15 Pages)

Lesson Plans
Vocabulary List with definitions
Study Guide Questions with suggested answers
An article to relate to the story
Task Cards

10) "A Rose for Emily" by William Faulkner (17 Pages and 16 Slides)
An Anticipation Guide
Vocabulary List and Definitions
Study Guide Questions with Suggested Answers (22 questions)
Three PPT Lessons
Task Cards for the story
A Quiz with an Answer Key (20 multiple choice questions

11) “The Lottery” by Shirley Jackson (13 Pages and 12 Slides)

Study Guide Questions with Suggested Answers
Vocabulary Words with Definitions
Story Quiz with Answers
Three PowerPoint Lessons
Task Cards

12) “The Lady or the Tiger?” by Frank R. Stockton (15 Pages)

Questions for the short story
Vocabulary List
Creative writing assignment
Quiz for the short story
Task Cards

13) “Harrison Bergeron” by Kurt Vonnegut, Jr. (12 Pages)

Vocabulary List with definitions
Important details Handout - At the end of the story students search for important quotes and the author's message+ using this story specific graphic organizer
15 Question Quiz
Task Cards

14) “All Summer in a Day” by Ray Bradbury (12 Pages)

A Graphic Organizer with answers
Study Guide Questions with answers
A Vocabulary List with definitions
A Quiz with answers
Task Cards

15) "The Bad Babysitter" by R.L. Stine (6 pages)

Task Cards

16) "The Fun They Had" by Isaac Asimov (4 pages)

Task Cards

17) "The Fall of the House of Usher" by Edgar Allan Poe (3 pages)

Study Guide Questions with Suggested Answers

18) "The Most Dangerous Game" by Richard Connell (13 pages)

Task Cards

Please download the preview and if you have any questions please let me know.

*All of these short stories are sold separately as well but if you purchase this money-saving bundle you save more than 30%. If you want a more extensive preview you can look at the stories individually in my store.

**Because of Copyright laws I can't include copies of all of the stories but they can all be found online for free.

When I update any of the individual stories I'll update the bundle as well. Check back for updates.

This product is included in my American Literature Bundle listed here:

American Literature Bundle

This product is also included in my Middle School English Language Arts Bundle listed here:

Middle School English Language Arts Bundle
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Teaching Duration
Lifelong Tool

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American Literature Short Story Collection
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American Literature Short Story Collection