Short Stories for Teaching Symbolism Podcast Episode

In today’s episode of the Teaching ELA Podcast, I discuss several short stories with a focus on symbolism: “Masque of the Red Death,” “Through the Tunnel,” “The Minister’s Black Veil,” “A Very Old Man with Enormous Wings,” “The Moustache,” “A Worn Path,” “The Yellow Wallpaper,” and whatever else comes to mind. Takeaways Citing textual evidence […]

“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 […]