Short Stories for Middle School and High School

Short Stories for Middle School and High School
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This is a growing bundle that contains activities and handouts for 21 different short stories.There are 381 pages of activities included in this bundle. This bundle is perfect for teachers that teach more than one grade and are looking for variety. When more short story activities are added to my store they will be added to this bundle. Included in this 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 (13 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 Bet" by Anton Chekhov (16 pages)

Questions for the short story with suggested answers
Vocabulary list with definitions
Activity relating various quotes to the short story.
Quiz for the short story.with answers
Characterization Webs
Venn Diagrams
Task Cards for the story

19) "The Monkey's Paw" by W.W. Jacobs (12 pages)

Reading for Meaning: The Monkey's Paw by W.W. Jacobs (with suggested answers)
Vocabulary for The Monkey's Paw by W. W. Jacobs (includes definitions)
Foreshadowing Handout (with suggested answers)
10 Question Quiz for the Story with answers (Multiple choice and matching)
Task Cards for "The Monkey's Paw"

20) "Lamb to the Slaughter" by Roald Dahl (18 pages and 8 slides)

15 Study Guide Questions with suggested answers
10 Vocabulary words with definitions
2 PowerPoint Lessons
20 Task Cards with suggested answers

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

Task Cards with suggested answers

*All of these short stories are sold separately as well but if you purchase this money-saving bundle you save more than 40%. If you want a more extensive preview you can look at the stories individually in my store.
Total Pages
381 pages
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Teaching Duration
Lifelong tool
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