Interested in introducing your students to great short stories that keep their attention rapt? Check out our carefully selected and student-approved short story compilation Edge-of-Your-Seat Suspense
• The Most Dangerous Game - Richard Connell
• The Lady, or the Tiger - Frank Stockton
• The Tell-Tale Heart - Edgar Allan Poe
• Man from the South - Roald Dahl
• Three Skeleton Key - George G. Toudouze
• Lamb to the Slaughter - Roald Dahl
Short stories are powerful, accessible, and engaging vehicles for teaching critical reading skills and for propagating a love of literature! The short stories and annotation organizers in our Edge-of-Your-Seat Suspense
compilation are designed to improve annotation skills
, bolster reading comprehension
, and cultivate literary appreciation
SHORT STORY FOLDER CONTENTS
✔ Side-by-Side Annotation Organizer with the Complete Short Story
All the short stories include our “Side-by-Side” Annotation Organizer
which contains the complete short story and is designed with space right next to the text for student annotations and teacher comments.
✔ Annotation Organizer - Active Reading Strategy (NEW)
We’ve also included the Annotation Organizer – Active Reading Strategy
. This teaching strategy can be used for many different teaching situations including teaching basic annotation skills to regular student annotation.
The Annotation Organizer-Active Reading Strategy
can also be used with any type of text including poems, short stories, novels or nonfiction.
✔ Common Core Support (NEW)
The Side-by-Side Annotation Organizer
supports several Common Core Standards (CCSS): CCRA.R.1, CCRA.R.2, CCRA.R.4, CCRA.R.9, CCRA.R.10.
✔ Digital Ready (NEW)
The Digital Ready Annotation Organizers may be printed on paper as normal or used in a digital environment. With these special PDFs students can enter, edit, highlight and save text directly in special areas in the PDF document using a computer.
Digital Ready documents can be uploaded to services like Edmodo and Blackboard for students to download. More information on Digital Ready documents is included.
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short stories are included.