I have taken many short stories from HaveFunTeaching.com and prepared different types of questions to go along with each of the stories. The types of questions were thought up with state testing in mind. The stories are both fiction and non-fiction. The types of questions range from:
~finding the theme or central message
~coming up with another title for a story and explaining why
~fact and opinion
~creating detail webs from the main idea
~using context clues to determine unknown vocabulary
~putting things in sequential order
All of these questions ask the students to support their answers with evidence from the text.
There is no answer key included at this time. I will be including one shortly for an additional cost.