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Lesson Plan Exemplars

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Unit Plan Exemplars

Short Stories (Student Package)

English 10-1
Submitted by: Larissa Polowick, PSII
Description: An introduction to a short story unit for ELA 10-1 students. It outlines the unit content, assignments, and expectations and also provides a guide for evaluation with a breakdown of mark allocations.

Short Stories (Student Package) [pdf]

Telling Tales: Exploring Short Stories and Story Structure Through the Language Arts

English 10-1
Submitted by: Larissa Polowick, PSII
Description: A 7-page unit plan that covers the elements of short stories using a variety of texts. Includes modifications for enrichment/special learning needs, as well as an outline for summative and formative assessment.

Telling Tales: Exploring Short Stories and Story Structure Through the Language Arts [pdf]

Websites

Short Stories @ East of the Web

Description: A collection of short stories organized by genre -- children's, crime, fiction, horrow, humour, non-fiction, romance, sci-fi, hyperfiction. A good source for contemporary works.

Short Stories @ East of the Web

What Makes a Good Short Story?

Description: Explains the elements of short stories - plot, character, setting, theme, etc. The site provides Susan Glaspell's short story "A Jury of Her Peers" as an example to help explain each of the elements.

What Makes a Good Short Story?

Rich Media Files

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