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Famous Short Stories

Looking for famous short stories? Try these great American classics. Each story includes teaching ideas. Teach "To Build a Fire" by Jack London, "An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge" by Ambrose Bierce, "The Minister's Black Veil" by Nathaniel Hawthorne, "The Gift of the Magi" by O. Henry, "The Revolt of Mother" by Mary E. Wilkins Freeman, "The Open Boat" by Stephen Crane, "Masque of the Red Death" by Edgar Allen Poe, and "The Lady or the Tiger" by Frank Stockton.

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Short Stories for Middle School

Popular short stories for students and teenagers. Great choices for those new to the short story or for experienced readers.

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Short Stories with a Twist Ending

Short Stories with Twist Endings--perfect for students.

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10 Controversial Short Stories

10 Controversial Short Stories. I've only read The Lottery in this list, but i sure would like to read them all.

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Short Stories with a Twist Ending

Some good stories with twists here. Can be good to "wake up" reluctant readers.

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Teaching Spanish Literature {Short Stories}- List of great stories to use with advanced students

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The famous short horror stories: now, ruined with only one sentence!
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The famous short horror stories: now, ruined with only one sentence!

The famous short horror stories: now, made funny with just one sentence!

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Community Post: 23 Famous Authors' Last Words

O. Henry (1862-1910) was a prolific American short-story writer, a master of surprise endings, who wrote about the life of ordinary people in New York City. A twist of plot, which turns on an ironic or coincidental circumstance, is typical of O. Henry's stories. William Sydney Porter (O. Henry) was born in Greensboro, North Carolina.

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famous short poems

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Leon Tolstoy and Anton Chekov 1901.....wouldn't ya' love to have been a fly on the wall....?

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