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Here are some of the reading skills lectures I teach in class.

Understanding Reading


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Here are some short story lessons I have taught in class.

“Boarding House” by James Joyce

“A Day’s Wait” by Ernest Hemingway

“Edna Back from America” by Clare Boylan

“EPIAC” by Kurt Vonnegut

“Everyday Use” by Alice Walker

“The Last Leaf” by O.Henry

“Like a Winding Sheet” by Ann Petry

“The Lottery” by Shirley Jackson

“Marionettes, Inc.” by Ray Bradbury

“Miss Brill” by Katherine Mansfield

“The Millionaire Model” by Oscar Wilde

“Powder” by Tobias Wolf

“The Quickening” by Lisa Interollo

“A Short Story of a Long Digest” by Budd Schulberg

“The Story of an Hour” by Kate Chopin

“Teenage Wasteland” by Anne Tyler

“Telling Stories” by Maeve Binchy

“Thank You Ma’am” by Langston Hughes