I enjoyed that the writer has used many familiar short stories and examines the purpose of writing early on. Of course, she did.
The reader knows the location of the story and the voice of the main character. I liked the fact that the stories chosen as stimulus material are so varied [and] I liked the little quotes throughout about how important short stories are.
Finding good examples is often a really time-consuming thing, and this writer has chosen great examples with specific objectives in mind Using the same tense It is easiest to write in past tense, describing events as if they happened a few days, weeks or years ago.
Be clear about the distance in time and use the same tense throughout your writing. The short story suggestions are really, really useful. Particular focus on separate pages for student and teacher, making lessons easily adaptable for schemes of learning and one-off tasks if needed for cover or emergency lessons.
Here is a basic reminder of present and past tense verbs: Present tense. There is [also] a clear focus on progression within this resource