Planning for Next Year: Organizing the Year, the Day's Topics & Lesson Plans | What I Have Learned. A great blog post about how to do long term planning and translate it into short term planning. Teacher Planning | Classroom Planning | Teacher Organization | Organized Teacher | Curriculum Planning | Teacher Planner | Common Core Curriculum
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.