6th Grade Short Stories

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This short story unit created by Contextual Classroom for 6th Grade students features 5 engaging stories selected with student interests in mind! Each story focuses on a different literary element. The following stories are included in this 51-slide unit: (1) Plot: Aaron's Gift by Myron Levy (2) S. Short Stories for Students. Short stories for students sorted by grade level, so you can find interesting literature you will enjoy reading, and teachers can find interesting short stories they want to teach. You may also enjoy our collections of 100 Great Short Stories, Civil War Stories, Study Guides, Poetry for Students and 25 Great American.

Middle school students are straddling the world between childhood excitement during the Christmas season and adult disinterest. Regardless of the mood they're in, students should love the following short stories, which are perfect for December lesson plans.

6th Grade Short Stories To Read


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Holiday Short Stories

  1. The Gift of the Magi by O. Henry Assessment Activity & Creative Writing Project Assessment Activity & Creative Writing Project on TpT
  2. A Kidnapped Santa Claus by L. Frank Baum Video
  3. The Burglar’s Christmas by Willa Cather Lesson Plans – $
  4. Christmas Day in the Morning by Pearl S. Buck Audio Lesson Plans – $ Analysis – $
  5. The Adventures of the Blue Carbuncle by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
  6. The Little Match Girl by Hans Christian Anderson
  7. A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens

Bonus short stories!

  1. A Chaparral Christmas Gift by O. Henry Audio – $ Lesson Plans – $
  2. The Greatest Gift by Philip Van Doren Stern Additional Reading
  3. A Christmas Memory by Truman Capote Audio

6th Grade Short Stories Printable


6th Grade Short Stories Pdf

If you have any other short story ideas for the Christmas or other December holidays, please let me know!

Copyright notice: These stories are published on sites other than reThinkELA.com and NO copyrighted stories are excerpted or quoted in RTE-created materials. Some stories are in the public domain (not copyrighted), or are excerpts of larger works, while others are not. In some cases, teachers may print a class set for their own classroom usage, but there are exceptions. Please check with your district regarding its policies and licenses for reproducing printed copies. Generally speaking, you may ask students to download their own copies (outside of the one you download for your own use) to their devices for their own educational studies.

Short Stories for Children
eBooks and Texts - Fairy Tales - Nursery Rhymes - Poetry for Children - ELA: English Language Arts
The Little Match-Seller by Hans Christian AndersenThe Three Little Kittens by Eliza Lee FolenThe Lost KittenThe Stolen ChildThe Babes in the Wood
6th grade short stories pdf
The Selfish Giant by Oscar WildeWhen Peter Rabbit Went to School bu Linda Stevens AlmondThe Kit-Kat Club WorkbookThe Little Old Woman Who Lived in a ShoeA Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens

6th Grade Short Stories With Comprehension Questions

The Emperor's New Clothes WorkbookThe Happy Prince by Oscar WildeThe Little Lone Mermaid WorkbookA Wonderful RideA Long Time Ago
Little Child AngelKitty's Forgiveness

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