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 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.

Here’s where to get your short stories published — and most of these outlets pay.

Where to Submit Short Stories: 25 Magazines and Online Publications

Site where you can get full versions of some classic short stories.  May be more appropriate for middle/high school.

Site where you can get full versions of some classic short stories. May be more appropriate for middle/high school.

Where To Submit Your Short Stories: 25 Magazines and Online Publications That Want Your Work | Ready to publish your writing, but don't know where to submit it? Check out this list of 25 places to write for.

Where to Submit Short Stories: 25 Magazines and Online Publications

Where To Submit Your Short Stories: 25 Magazines and Online Publications That Want Your Work | Ready to publish your writing, but don't know where to submit it? Check out this list of 25 places to write for.

50 Simple Ways to Build Your Platform in 5 Minutes a Day | WritersDigest.com  Excellent advice.  I pinned so I can keep coming back to reread.

50 Simple Ways to Build Your Platform in 5 Minutes a Day

50 Simple Ways to Build Your Platform in 5 Minutes a Day | WritersDigest.com Excellent advice. I pinned so I can keep coming back to reread.

Short stories, fables - listen and read online

Short stories, fables - listen and read online

John Fox Literary Journals and the frequency their stories are included in Best American Short Stories

John Fox Literary Journals and the frequency their stories are included in Best American Short Stories

Picking Short Stories for a High School Literature Class - short stories curriculum | Ask MetaFilter

Picking Short Stories for a High School Literature Class - short stories curriculum | Ask MetaFilter

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