Ms. E. Pumpelly
Short stories assignment
introduce students to American and English short story writers. To
increase student understanding of the elements of a short story
such as plot, theme, characters and setting.
short story assignment
2.How do I
find five facts about my author?
1. What is a short story? How
does a short story differ from a novel?
A short story is a work of fiction that is shorter than a novel.
The action is compact and every single event is critical to the
development of the plot. The time span could vary from a day
short story elements
and use the student activity
worksheet to document your
Go to the
Library Homepage --->Articles and databases A-Z -- Select
Letter L --Literature Resource Center.
navigate. Find "title" @ bottom of page)
Classic Horror Short Stories
Allen Poe Stories (click stories)
Stories East of the web
Books in CC Library collection.
You must do an advanced search. In the subject box, type
"short stories". In the match on box, type "exact content". Some
of our book titles are:
San Diego Noir (call # PS648 N64 s26 2011) is a book of San
Diego short story writers.