Ideas Presentation

Unit Reflection


Take time to respond in writing to the following questions.

  • What paper presentation did you find most interesting? Why?
  • What have you learned during this unit about the American short story?
  • What did you learn from working in groups?
  • What did you learn from making and viewing presentations and papers?

Finally, answer the Guiding Questions using what you've learned during the unit to inform your answers.

  • If you were to write a short story about this decade, what issues might you focus on?
  • What defines a short story? Just length?
  • To what extent do these stories reflect the era or decade in which they were written?
  • To what extent are the themes they address universal?

Open Notebook

When you finish responding to these questions, submit your writing to your teacher.