Short Story Lesson Plans Made Simple: How to Create a Short Story Unit (Video)

Remember that time you decided to teach a short story and all you could think of doing was read the story and have students answer the questions? I do. It involved 20 minutes of reading, 10 minutes of students hurrying through a set of questions they put no thought into, and 22 minutes of me […]

Short Story Lesson Plans: Underrated Short Stories for High School or Middle School

At the little living-room desk Mr. Boringnecke rolled two sheets of flimsy and a heavier top sheet, carbon paper containing lesson plans for short stories his classes hated. Then, from the short hallway at his back, he heard the muffled clang of wire notebooks in the classroom, and at this reminder of how bored his […]