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

Interactive Reading Literature Notebooks ALL NEW Add on Pack for Grades 5-9  This Interactive Reading Literature Notebook is full of dynamic lessons and activities for teaching literary elements in grades 5-9 whether or not your district uses Common Core. An alignment is included for Common Core Reading Literature for Grades 5-9.

Reading Literature Interactive Notebook 2 ~ ALL NEW Add-On Pack for Grades 5-9

This Interactive Reading Literature Notebook is full of dynamic lessons and activities for teaching literary elements in grades I would use this in upper elementary and this would be a more interactive way to do a reading notebook.

Awesome collection of foldable organizers for interactive student notebooks!

The Interactive Notebook-Literary Elements BUNDLE

Awesome collection of foldable organizers for interactive student notebooks! Love that these activities allow the students to have a physical manipulative to interact with the text and make connections/deepen understanding.

Classroom Freebies Too: Helping Students Understand Literary Devices Freebie

Helping Students Understand Literary Devices Freebie

Learning Specialist and Teacher Materials - Good Sensory Learning: Literary Devices: Free Handout and Link to New Publication

Have fun reviewing all of the major literary elements with your students using this Literary Elements Task Card Review Game.  Students match each element with its definition and an example from classic literature.  Make it a group game for added, hands-on fun!

Literary Elements Task Card Review Game

Have fun reviewing all of the major literary elements with your students using this Literary Elements Task Card Review Game. Students match each element with its definition and an example from classic literature. Make it a group game for added, hands-on fun!

Literary Elements Poster Set - Fun Chevron Colors with Choice of Chalkboard or White Background!  Includes Main Character, Setting, Problem,  Solution, Plot, Point of View, Minor Character, Theme.  Also includes a fun foldable and a worksheet for novel or story studies!  Perfect for grades 2-6!

Story Elements Poster Set - Character, Setting, Problem, & More

16 Movie Scenes to Teach Irony and Other Literary Elements – Engaging and Effective Teaching

16 Movie Scenes to Teach Irony and Other Literary Elements

Teach Your Child to Read - 16 Movie Scenes to Teach Irony and Other Literary Elements – Engaging and Effective Teaching - Give Your Child a Head Start, and.Pave the Way for a Bright, Successful Future.

These colorful posters will brighten up your classroom and help remind your students of these different literary elements. These posters were designed with the Middle / High School classroom in mind.

Literary Elements Posters

These colorful posters will brighten up your classroom and help remind your students of these different literary elements. These posters were designed with the Middle / High School classroom in mind.

Using Pixar Short Films to Teach & Review Literary Devices https://secondaryseries.com/2017/06/using-pixar-short-films-to-teach-review-literary-devices/?utm_content=buffer7968d&utm_medium=social&utm_source=pinterest.com&utm_campaign=buffer

Using Pixar Short Films to Teach & Review Literary Devices https://secondaryseries.com/2017/06/using-pixar-short-films-to-teach-review-literary-devices/?utm_content=buffer7968d&utm_medium=social&utm_source=pinterest.com&utm_campaign=buffer

Looking for even more short stories to read with your middle school and high school students? There are so many options out there, many of which can be used to teach a variety of literary elements and lead into interesting discussions and activities. Read on for 15 recommendations, including this one, from secondary English Language Arts teachers.

15 More Short Stories for Engaging Secondary Students & Teaching Literary Elements

Here are 15 short story recommendations from middle school and high school English Language Arts teachers. Great for teaching literary elements!

Looking for even more short stories to read with your middle school and high school students? There are so many options out there, many of which can be used to teach a variety of literary elements and lead into interesting discussions and activities. Read on for 15 recommendations from secondary English Language Arts teachers.

15 More Short Stories for Engaging Secondary Students & Teaching Literary Elements

Looking for even more short stories to read with your middle school and high school students? There are so many options out there, many of which can be used to teach a variety of literary elements and lead into interesting discussions and activities.

**CLICK HERE to get many more literary elements teaching resources: PowerPoint Presentations, Informational Handouts, Worksheets and Lesson Plans!** CONTENTS FOCUSING ON CHARACTERS This worksheet is intended to be a ‘character log’. It contains boxes for students to make notes on various characters in a literary work, prompting them to think about descriptions of characters, important quotes, how other characters respond to them, etc.

**CLICK HERE to get many more literary elements teaching resources: PowerPoint Presentations, Informational Handouts, Worksheets and Lesson Plans!** CONTENTS FOCUSING ON CHARACTERS This worksheet is intended to be a ‘character log’. It contains boxes for students to make notes on various characters in a literary work, prompting them to think about descriptions of characters, important quotes, how other characters respond to them, etc.

Mini-Lessons on literary elements like setting, atmosphere, theme and character. Great for independent reading and reader's workshop in the secondary English classl. #reader's workshop #high school

Reader's Workshop: Literary Elements Mini-Lessons

Mini-Lessons on literary elements like setting, atmosphere, theme and character. Great for independent reading and reader's workshop in the secondary English classl.

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