There are many reasons for selecting online homeschool courses – to help students pursue an academic interest or passion, to introduce students to different teachers and teaching styles, to best fit a student’s learning style or schedule, etc. Since the world is our classroom, online courses are perfect for middle & high school kids learning at home.
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.