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.
Recently had a discussion at work about this guy and his book. I admit I did not fully understand his logic as there was some math involved, but his idea of paradise as a library made some Doctor Who sense. Jorge Luis Borges (1899 - 1986).