Point of view: discuss how ‘point of view’ affects the story/stories (lesson plan)

Lesson plan (Sarah, grade 9) Short Stories: Barney, The Wish (Inside Stories I, Second Edition, Kirkland G. and Davies R., Harcourt Canada Ltd., Toronto, 1999) 1. On the overhead show the two following stories and ask them to read it to themselves and … Continue reading

Setting: analysing the significance of ‘setting’ in a short story (lesson plan)

Lesson plan (Khylam, grade 9) Short Stories: Barney, Sea Devil, The Wish (Inside Stories I, Second Edition, Kirkland G. and Davies R., Harcourt Canada Ltd., Toronto, 1999) 1.I will set up the projector and open the needed documents on my … Continue reading

Characterisation: analyse the significance and role of the characters in a short story

Lesson (Hannah, grade 9) Hannah wrote an original short story to “analyse the significance and role of the character(s)”.  Her own short story, “the table”, written in her own inimitable style provides a number of interesting perspectives (no pun intended!). … Continue reading

Characterisation: analyse the significance and role of the characters in a short story (lesson plan)

Lesson plan (Hannah, grade 9) Read the text of The Table to the class: I woke up at 3 AM and walked outside to my table. The table spoke to me as it always does when it needs to be … Continue reading