English Language Arts (Literature): Classic Short Stories for Middle School Students
In this 5-day class, students will improve their reading comprehension and analysis skills by reading well-known short stories. #academic
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Completed by 124 learners
learners per class
$12 per class
Meets 1x per week
Over 5 weeks
45 minutes per class
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This course is designed for students who like to read but don't want to necessarily delve into a novel. Short stories are a great way to improve reading comprehension as well as literary-analysis skills. Each class, we will read together a famous short story; I will stop at certain points and check for understanding. After reading, I will allow time for students to discuss their thoughts and feelings about the story's plot. We will then analyze the story for literary elements such as...
Students will enjoy reading five short stories, while improving their reading comprehension and understanding of literary techniques.
Students may want to write a literary analysis paragraph on one of the short stories.
I will provide PDFs of the short stories.
Learners will not need to use any apps or websites beyond the standard Outschool tools.
If a student wishes to write a literary analysis paragraph, I will assign a letter grade with comments.
45 minutes per week in class, and maybe some time outside of class.
Some of the short stories are on mature topics and students might be sensitive to the images portrayed. Parents should familiarize themselves with the stories before enrolling their learners.
Language Arts Teacher
🇺🇸Lives in the United States
255 total reviews
212 completed classes
I am a certified English Language Arts teacher. My class offerings include literature, book studies, writing, and grammar.