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
I already have a story for this, though the kid is a girl and the imaginary friend is trying to pursue a romantic relationship (despite the feelings being one-sided/the fact that's impossible.) <<that sounds so sweet!
Writing prompt That's me. Im the nightmare emptier. The horrible things I've seen.who could be have such horrible dreams? The reason I am the one whose job this is, is because I cannot dream. I cannot dream nice dreams or terrible ones.
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
And now, pick a number between 1 and Instant writing prompt. :D - I actually started reading this as chapter titles XD now THAT would be one crazy story. Looks like a fun creative-writing exercise for the kiddos
This page offers short stories to give examples of the various verb tenses. Great resource to improve understanding and use of verb tenses.
Teaching Short Stories: Innovate & Engage
Here are some of my favorite resources and ideas for teaching short stories in middle school and high school. Teaching short stories can be a great way to build student confidence and endurance with a number of skills. These texts span all genres and are hugely versatile – teach them as a unit or woven in with other texts throughout the year. (blog post)