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Great collection of resources, including short stories to teach literary elements, excellent literature to add to your curriculum, and ideas for helping your students to write stories themselves.

Short Story Resources For Teachers; great collection of resources, including short stories to teach literary elements, excellent literature to add to your curriculum, and ideas for helping students write stories themselves

This is a quick reference guide to help students distinguish between mood and tone.Check out my store for other helpful references:Point of ViewCharacterizationCommonly Confused HomophonesStory ElementsParts of SpeechGrammar ReferenceReading Reference Text Structure Writing a Summary  When to Use Commas Short Story Plot Diagram

Mood versus Tone

One of the 22 references in my ELA Reference BundlePoint of ViewCharacterizationCommonly Confused HomophonesStory ElementsParts of SpeechGrammar ReferenceReading Reference Text Structure Writing a Summary When to Use Commas Short Story Plot Diagram

Free Printables to Use with Animated Shorts (Christmas)

Using Animated Christmas Shorts to Teach Mood and Tone

Free Printables to Use with Animated Shorts (Christmas)

Word Counts Of Histories Most Famous Books. I wonder whether they took the original ones into account when comparing non-English titles.

Word Counts Of Histories Most Famous Books: Is Your Favourite Here?

Writing Prompt! Tell me about the story you would write based on this prompt.

Writing Prompt! Tell me about the story you would write based on this prompt.

Cuentos cortos para reflexionar

Cuentos cortos para reflexionar

You know Expo brings you some of the best multi-genre writing in both our annual issue and Flash 405 short form writing contests. We provide a platform for our new, emerging, and established writers to share their voices with our #ExpoPresents series of events, which includes working with other nonprofits like WriteGirl, staged readings, launch parties, and our signature micro-panels/workshops. And did we mention we’re a 100% volunteer-based organization!

You know Expo brings you some of the best multi-genre writing in both our annual issue and Flash 405 short form writing contests. We provide a platform for our new, emerging, and established writers to share their voices with our #ExpoPresents series of events, which includes working with other nonprofits like WriteGirl, staged readings, launch parties, and our signature micro-panels/workshops. And did we mention we’re a 100% volunteer-based organization!

Looking for even more short stories to read with your middle school and high school students? There are so many options out there, many of which can be used to teach a variety of literary elements and lead into interesting discussions and activities. Read on for 15 recommendations from secondary English Language Arts teachers.

15 More Short Stories for Engaging Secondary Students & Teaching Literary Elements

Looking for even more short stories to read with your middle school and high school students? There are so many options out there, many of which can be used to teach a variety of literary elements and lead into interesting discussions and activities.

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.

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

Use this fun and interactive sorting game to review and reinforce types of conflict. These 50 cards each have examples of conflicts taken from authentic texts and popular YA literature. Students will sort them into six categories: person vs. person, person vs. self, person vs. society, person vs. nature, person vs. technology, person vs. the supernatural. Students can also sort the conflicts into the categories internal conflict and external conflict.

Types of Conflict Sort : 50 Card Sorting Game

Use this fun and interactive sorting game to review and reinforce types of conflict. These 50 cards each have examples of conflicts taken from authentic texts and popular YA literature. Students will sort them into six categories: person vs. person, person vs. self, person vs. society, person vs. nature, person vs. technology, person vs. the supernatural. Students can also sort the conflicts into the categories internal conflict and external conflict.

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Charles Dickens ca.1850

A striking Charles Dickens (author of 'A Christmas Carol') is photographed circa 1850 in London in his late

"Alice James Books has remained committed to #women #writers, and "Lit from Inside" includes a refreshing range of #poems that explore women’s #sexuality, #motherhood, and reproductive issues. Notably, such poems appear alongside those that engage questions about #God, #war, #difference, #death, #love, and #illness. Thus, the #anthology validates women’s #experiences as #human experience." —AGNI Online

(no age listed) AGNI publishes poetry, short fiction, and essays.

Stephen King- I'd love to pick his brain! Bag of Bones is by far my favorite book of his and A&E is making a tv movie to premier in December!

Stephen King is my all time favorite author, I have so many books from him, my book shelves cry in horror.

Grab these FREE lecture materials for middle school and high school English classes.

Grab these FREE lecture materials for middle school and high school English classes. These are some great tools if you teach in a special education setting, where teaching about irony can be especially challenging.