Carve in the Classroom
Bring Carve stories into your classroom with our educational discounts and comprehensive lesson plans.
With Carve in the Classroom, our mission is to help you bring contemporary short stories into the classroom and encourage students to:
Improve critical reading, thinking, discussion, and writing skills.
Develop an appreciation for the craft of writing and storytelling.
Interact with authors to better understand the modern writer's life.
Seek out more sources of contemporary fiction.
We accomplish this by providing educational discounts on bulk orders our Premium Edition issues and through low-cost comprehensive lesson plans for select Carve stories previously published.
EDUCATIONAL DISCOUNTs ON BULK ORDERS
+We offer discounts on bulk orders (minimum 25) of the Premium Edition in print. All bulk orders receive one complimentary Premium subscription.
+Using the Premium Edition as a teaching tool, teachers can guide students to explore a literary magazine as a work of art and probe deeper into the writing process.
+Each Premium Edition contains in-depth interviews with the authors, allowing students to further their reader responses and analyses.
+Additional features provide insight into the editorial and submission process, as well as provide exposure to unique forms and genres of writing.
To request a sample copy or recommendations on which issue(s) to start with, contact the editor.
Lesson Plans for secondary & adult education
+Lesson plans are categorized into three recommended audiences based on content, language, and maturity of themes.
+Each story is available for free online and includes an audio version that can be streamed in the classroom or by students at home.
+Lesson plan components include:
- Detailed/extended "About the Author"
- Introduction/story synopsis
- Interactive opening activity
- Content & craft discussion questions
- Expository and creative writing prompts
- Literary connections with other works
- Connect with the author information
Individual lesson plans: $2.75.
Audience bundle of 3 lesson plans: $5.00.
Purchase lesson plans or download a sample at teacherspayteachers.com.
Read the Carve in the Classroom Stories:
High School/Secondary Audience:
- "Hurricane Emily" by Subhadra Eberly
- "Schadenfreude" by Melanie Kokolios
- "The Time of Plenty" by Judith Slater