Short Story Quick Write
Take a few minutes to write about your understanding of the short story genre.
Use the following questions to guide your thinking.
- What short stories have you read?
- Which did you enjoy and why?
- What are elements of short stories that are specific to the genre?
- How do short stories, like all art, reflect elements of the culture that produces them?
- What do you want to know about short stories?
Share your thoughts about the short story genre in small groups and take notes as you listen to your classmates.