Thanksgiving Short Stories for Middle School or High School

If you’re like me, you thought, “Hey, it’s Thanksgiving soon! I think I’ll teach Thanksgiving short stories for middle school or high school.” So you did a web search for “Thanksgiving short stories for middle school or high school” and probably found nothing. How can there not be Thanksgiving short stories for middle school or […]

“The Cask of Amontillado” Themes: Quotes from the Cask of Amontillado

Before you read my clever introduction, here’s a Cask of Amontillado quotations writing assignment:¬†Quotations Writing Assignment for Cask of Amontillado THE thousand lesson plans of Fortunato I had borne as I best could, but when he ventured upon teaching “The Cask of Amontillado” themes without quotes from “The Cask of Amontillado,” I vowed revenge. At […]

How Many of These 7 Suspense Short Stories Do You Teach?

I was feeling pretty good about myself after having taught some great short stories with examples of foreshadowing. So good, in fact, that I took down all the pictures of the teachers of the year since 1993 that were hanging in the hallway leading to the principal’s office at my school and replaced them with […]