Short Stories: Reading Strategies
Throughout this unit we will read a series of short stories and look at what makes them short stories, their messages, and how to become a more effective reader.
- Students will review and explore the elements of the short story.
- Students will read, discuss, and analyze multicultural experiences and perspectives as they appear in literature.
- Students will be able to explain the importance of active reading.
- Students will practice and apply active reading strategies.
“A&P” by John Updike
“The Black Ball” by Ralph Ellison
“Thank You, Ma’m” by Langston Hughes
“Unfinished Message” by Toshio Mori
"Appointment With Love" by S.I. Kishor
Modern Songs ("Bring Me To Life" and "Live Like You Were Dying")