Valentine’s Day Short Stories for High School with Valentine’s Day Lesson Plans

Valentine’s Day evokes various reactions among high school students. Most of these reactions have one thing in common: overreaction. Use the holiday to your advantage by teaching short stories that involve realistic (and not so realistic)¬†relationships. I’m not going to pretend you’re not here for a free lesson plan. Here’s a lesson plan for the […]

Christmas Short Stories and Poems for High School

Let’s stop pretending it’s not Christmas season. Here are some good short stories, poems and other Christmassy literary works to teach during the holidays. “The Gift of the Magi” by O’ Henry. I’ll admit I get a little teary-eyed when I read “The Gift of the Magi.” It’s an oft anthologized short story, so there’s […]