Long Story Short: An Interactive Study of Classic Short Stories
In this advanced high school English course, older students complete preparation activities, read classic literature, then respond in writing, learning to analyze and think deeply.
year old learners
learners per class
Over 4 weeks
No live meetings
US Grade 9 - 12
Short stories are special. They quickly introduce us to characters, settings, conflict, and themes that relate to our lives. Short story authors are a special breed as well, able to craft a satisfying, thought-provoking story that we can read in one sitting. Stories reflect life and help us see ourselves and the world in which we live. In this course, we will use classic short stories to learn how to analyze literary devices, figurative language, story elements, characterization, theme, etc....
The founder of Lemons-Aid, Mrs. Lemons has a B.A. in English and an M.Ed in Education Administration. She is certified to teach English, has a principal's license, and has many years of experience as a secondary English teacher. She also supervises teachers in their undergraduate and graduate-level teacher preparation programs at Colorado Christian University. She is a teacher of teachers.
No live meetings, and maybe some time outside of class.
"The Story of an Hour" and "The Bet" both have a character die although it is not gory and very subtle. There are no other sensitive issues.
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