Disney has just released the cover for my latest novel, Lost in a Book! I love it and am so excited to share it with you! The story is an original addition to the beloved Beauty and the Beast fairytale. It follows the lonely, bookish Belle as she finds an enchanted book in the Beast’s library called “Nevermore” that carries her into a glittering new world. There, Belle is befriended by a mysterious countess who offers her the life she’s always dreamed of. But Nevermore is not what it…
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.
A way to organize your literature curriculum: Genres.... "Knowledge of different genres gives students useful schemata-frameworks for understanding born of prior knowledge and experience-for story types" (Lynch-Brown, Short, & Tomlinson, p. 247).
5 Short Stories With Surprise Endings Your Students Will Love to Analyze
Want short pieces of literature that your English class will love to discuss? English short stories for high school English or ESL classes. 5 of my favourite stories are in this post! Analyze short story literature with the best short stories for English students. A lesson plan for one of them will be added to my free printables library for English teachers. Grab access today at www.teachingcove.com
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