“Lather and Nothing Else” Movie Lesson Plan

The only thing better than teaching a high interest short story is teaching a high interest short story that’s been made into a movie. I strongly advise you watch this video before you show it to your class. There is a violent scene toward the end that may be too much for some. It was […]

“The Moustache” Short Story Lesson Plan

I had to go to Lawnrest High School alone that afternoon. But first of all I had to stand inspection. My administrator lined me up against the wall. She stood there like a one-man firing squad, which is kind of funny because she’s not like a man at all, she’s very feminine, and we have […]

“Charles” Short Story Lesson Plan

The day my administrator Mr. Laurie started at my school he renounced corduroy overalls with bibs and began wearing blue jeans with a belt; I watched him come in the first morning with a giant red pen and an observation form, seeing clearly that an era of my life was ended, my former sweet-voiced administrator […]