Short Stories

Table of Contents

How To Use This Book                    

To The Teacher                                

Chapter One: Introduction To The Short Story
THE BOY WHO PAINTED CHRIST BLACK
            by John Henrik Clarke

                        Composition I
  ALL SUMMER IN A DAY

            by Ray Bradbury 
                        Composition II
                    
Chapter Two: Characterization
ALL THE YEARS OF HER LIFE

            by Morley Callaghan                    

                        Composition I
AMANDA AND THE WOUNDED BIRDS

            by Colby Rodowsky                     

                        Composition II

Chapter Three: Creating Characters     

            Compositions I and II

Chapter Four: Writing Dialogue
GASTON

            by William Saroyan                     

                        Composition I
A BOY AND A MAN

            by James Ullman   

                        Composition II

Chapter Five: Conflict and Plot      

THE MONKEY'S PAW

            by W. W. Jacobs                 

                        Composition I               

 THE GLASS OF MILK

            by Manuel Rojas                     

                        Composition II           

Chapter Six: Creating Endings         

            Compositions I and II                

Chapter Seven: Understanding Theme

            Compositions I and II             

Chapter Eight: Point of View          

            Compositions I and II              

Chapter Nine: Creating a Short Story

            Composition                                 

Transitions                            

Answer Key                         

 

Text Ancillary:

Writing Portfolio Organizer   booklet, 32 pages

Organizes and tracks progress of written work

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