If you are looking for an assignment to breathe life into a few short stories, this might be the one. The stories are widely available. The assignment takes one class period.
"Mammon and the Archer" | "The Open Window" | “Guess What? I Almost Kissed My Father Good Night”
The webquest focuses more on the first two stories. It's worth the download if you happen to read both of those stories as part of a surprise ending-themed lesson.
10 questions, a few with two parts. Some pretend online shopping for educational purposes.