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How to Write a Short Story

In this lesson, students learn how to write a short story. They review some important components to a short story and learn some tips for writing clear and concise prose.

PDFs
  • 3 hours
  • 11 pages
Audio

This lesson does not contain audio.

Tasks
  • warm-up
  • reading
  • vocabulary review tasks
  • comprehension
  • writing an interesting opening
  • plot development
  • character development
  • fiction writing practice
  • peer evaluation
Vocabulary
  • modifier
  • theme
  • hook
  • literary
  • intriguing
  • flaw
  • trait
  • unravel
  • concise
  • redundant
Grammar
  • removing redundant words and phrases