The Commute by Joel Blumenau "Jackson does his best to fit into his new life. He goes to work, says all the right things to his boss and tries to fly under the radar. But a dark past lurks in Jackson’s heart that he cannot suppress until eventually the grind of his daily life takes a shocking and violent turn." Get it here - http://www.amazon.com/The-Commute-Bits-Joel-Blumenau-ebook/dp/B00GUYN97G
28 Classic Short Stories for Middle School Students
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 (including this one), which literary terms and skills they lend themselves to teaching, plus suggested text pairings and activities.
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Analyzing short stories is a great way to help teach students about elements of literature, making inferences, analyzing language, and as a springboard into writing. Tips for helping students interact with and analyse such texts