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. Read on for 15 recommendations from secondary English Language Arts teachers.
If Shakespeare Could Tweet: Transforming Literature with iOS by Lawrence Reiff on iBooks
Apple Distinguished Educator Lawrence Reiff modernizes Shakespeare in the high-school classroom with âIf Shakespeare Could Tweet.â His lesson helps students understand point of view using apps like iAnnotate and Notability to manipulate original text. Imagine students reducing Hamletâs âTo be, or not to beâ¦â soliloquy to a 140-character tweet! They then move on to using iMovie to create a film, complete with voiceover soundtrack âor they can create a graphic novel using…