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.
Poetry Lessons - Exploring Poetry: Teaching Kids to Read and Understand Poetry
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.