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Short Story Fair: Responding to Short Stories in Multiple Media and Genres
|Grades||9 – 12|
|Lesson Plan Type||Unit|
|Estimated Time||Seven 50-minute sessions|
Yankton, South Dakota
Grades 6 – 12 | Student Interactive | Inquiry & Analysis
Students can map out the key literary elements of character, setting, conflict, and resolution as prewriting for their own fiction or as analysis of a text by another author in this secondary-level interactive.
Grades 9 – 12 | Calendar Activity |  August 5
Students read and then rewrite a de Maupassant short story, updating its vocabulary and setting to that of the 21st century.
Grades 1 – 12 | Calendar Activity |  September 17
Book clubs are created within the classroom or with a grade level or different classes.
Grades 9 – 12 | Professional Library | Book
This book isnít about technology. Itís about the teaching practices that technology enables. This book addresses the ways in which teachers and students work together to navigate continuous change and what it means to read, write, view, listen, and communicate in the twenty-first century.
Grades 8 – 12 | Professional Library | Journal
Describes ways short story collections can be integrated into the English curriculum, including a short story fair, a short story hunt, using single short stories to extend a unit, using a short story by itself, using a collection as a whole, and using short stories as part of a focus on writing. Offers a list of short story resources.