Grade: Senior
Subject: Literature

#2370. Short Story Units

Literature, level: Senior
Posted Sun Sep 9 11:16:09 PDT 2001 by Laurie's Education and Resource Network (
Laurie's Education and Resource Network
Business, High Prairie, Alberta
Materials Required: none
Activity Time: 120 minutes
Concepts Taught: Literary analysis

We produce quality, complete short story units. Each unit includes:

The complete, unabridged, authentic text
A version of the text in everyday English
The author's bio
A list of problematic vocabulary
An analysis of plot, characterization, conflict and its resolution, figures of speech, theme, symbol, and irony.
Comprehension exercises
Discussion questions
Unit tests
Projects for further study
Evaluation rubrics
Where appropriate, studies of idiom, slang, humor, and culture