Halloween Short Stories not by Edgar Allan Poe

I got this letter from a former student not long ago. Dear Former Teacher You may not remember me, but I was in your class many years ago. It was Halloween. I hated Halloween. But then you came up with awesome lesson plans involving Halloween short stories that didn’t involve Edgar Allan Poe. You see, […]

9 High Interest Short Stories for High School Students

An Occurrence at Owl Creek High School A man stood upon a teacher desk in northern Alabama, looking down into the not so swift students twenty feet below. The teacher’s hands were behind his back, the wrists bound with a cord. A rope closely encircled his neck. It was attached to a stout cross-timber above […]

Science Fiction Short Stories for Middle School and High School

Although I teach high school, I often teach short stories that work for middle school as well. If you need science fiction short stories for middle school or science fiction short stories for high school, here’s a good—but nowhere close to exhaustive— list. Science Fiction Short Stories for Middle School Could you use these science […]