Presto Plans Blog: Bulletin Board Ideas For Middle & High School English This might be a fun bell ringer or something to have students doing as they come into class. GIve them post its and tell them to post examples of the term as they come in.
13 Short Stories for Engaging Secondary Students & Teaching Literary Elements
Don't let your literature anthology dictate the short stories you read with your middle school and high school students. There are so many wonderful short stories out there, many of which can be used to teach a variety of literary elements and paired with other texts. Read on for 13 of my favorites, which literary terms and skills they lend themselves to teaching, plus suggested text pairings and activities.
The following literary terms, quizzes and tests are used as a basis for our advanced vocabulary program for sixth, seventh and eighth grade. It is equally beneficial for any high school class as either an introduction or a review unit. This same series of exams are a part of my unit, “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory: Taking It To A Higher Level” and "SLOB: Taking It To A Higher Level."