Short Stories

High SchoolEnglish  /  Short Stories

“Castle Learning includes multiple Literature Sets regarding the short story genre. The individual titles are listed below; assess your students’ comprehension of the material via questions that align with the Common Core.”

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You can access 184 questions about Short Stories in Castle Learning.

 

Teachers will find a combination of question types available to assess comprehension of Short Stories, including: multiple choice, short answer, fill-in-the-blank, and constructed/extended response.

 

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Breakdown of topical questions:

  • The Lottery – Shirley Jackson
  • The Most Dangerous Game – Richard Connell
  • The Gift of the Magi – O. Henry
  • The Lady or the Tiger – Frank Stockton
  • The Necklace – Guy de Maupassnat

Common Core Standards addressed by questions about Short Stories:

  • L. 7.4
  • L. 7.5
  • L. 8.4
  • L. 8.5
  • L. 9-10.4
  • L. 9-10.5
  • L. 11-12.4
  • RL. 7.1
  • RL. 7.2
  • RL. 7.3
  • RL. 7.4
  • RL. 7.5 
  • RL. 7.6
  • RL. 8.1
  • RL. 8.2
  • RL. 8.3
  • RL. 8.4
  • RL. 8.6
  • RL. 9-10.1
  • RL. 9-10.2
  • RL. 9-10.3
  • RL. 9-10.4
  • RL. 9-10.5
  • RL. 9-10.6
  • RL. 11-12.1
  • RL. 11-12.2
  • RL. 11-12.3
  • RL. 11-12.4
  • W. 7.1
  • W. 7.4
  • W. 7.9
  • W. 8.1
  • W. 8.4
  • W. 8.9
  • W. 9-10.9
  • W. 11-12.9
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