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Kate Chopin’s The Awakening

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
Kate Chopin's The Awakening is the focus of a three-lesson collection designed for readers of the novella. The first resource provides readers with background information about Chopin and Creole culture. The second resource explores how...
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Kate Chopin's The Awakening: Local Color in the Late 19th Century

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Kate Chopin's The Awakening introduces readers not only to the lush Louisiana setting of Grand isle but also to the nuances of Creole culture. the second lesson in a three-part series examines how Chopin's use of literary realism and...
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Kate Chopin's The Awakening: Searching for Women and Identity in Chopin's "The Awakening"

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
The final lesson of a three-part series on Kate Chopin's The Awakening has scholars investigate life as a woman in late nineteenth-century America. They research the role of women in society through the eyes of the characters in the...
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Exploring Louisiana's Land Down Under - The World of Kate Chopin's The Awakening.

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Visit 19th century Grand Isle, Cheniere Caminada, and New Orleans! Meet the inhabitants, learn about their history and culture, and view landmarks and industries! After reading Kate Chopin’s The Awakening, class groups research the...
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Author Study: Kate Chopin

For Students 11th - 12th Standards
Four stories by Kate Chopin offer high schoolers an opportunity to demonstrate their understanding of the ways authors use various literary elements and movements to develop their themes and social commentaries. 
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Kate Chopin's "The Awakening": No Choice But Under?

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
The first in a series of three resources designed to accompany a reading of Kate Chopin's The Awakening provides readers with background information about Chopin, Creole culture, literary realism, and women's suffrage.
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Ripe Figs

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Take a close look at Kate Chopin's "Ripe Figs." Learners read this one-page story and respond to four questions about the text either in written form or during a discussion.
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Grade 11 ELA Module 4

For Teachers 11th Standards
The intricate craft of narrative writing can make a happy story feel exuberant, or it can make a sad story feel devastating. With 42 extensive lessons that include poignant discussion questions, standards-aligned self-reflections,...
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"The Story of an Hour" Vocabulary

For Students 8th - 9th
Designed to be used in conjunction with a PowerPoint (not included), this packet develops vocabulary for "The Story of an Hour" by Kate Chopin. There are eight vocabulary words listed here. Examples include afflict, elusive, and...
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“The Story of an Hour”: Extension Activities

For Teachers 7th - 9th Standards
Enhance and extend instruction of "The Story of an Hour" by Kate Chopin with one or all of these ideas. You might want to cover characterization and summary, or improve understanding of context clues and irony. You can cover any...
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Foreshadowing and Situational Irony in Kate Chopin Short Stories

For Teachers 9th - 12th
This resource contains summaries of the stories featured, but limited procedural detail. Readers compare Chopin's stories' use of situational irony and foreshadowing. High interest content (questionable paternity, missing persons) for...
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The Awakening

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Kate Chopin's classic American tale, The Awakening, is the focus of a review worksheet. High school readers read the clues about the novel's characters, plot, and important quotes to fill in a crossword puzzle.
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Magic Squares: The Awakening

For Students 7th - 12th
After matching words drawn from Kate Chopin’s novel, The Awakening, with their definitions, readers complete a magic square game. Included are instructions for how to develop magic squares.
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Story of an Hour Reading Guide

For Students 11th - Higher Ed
In this reading comprehension worksheet, students respond to 5 short answer questions based on "Story of an Hour," by Kate Chopin.
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The Awakening Study Questions & Essay Topics

For Students 12th - Higher Ed
In this online interactive literature worksheet, students respond to 8 short answer and essay questions about Kate Chopin's The Awakening. Students may check some of their answers online.
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A Matter of Prejudice

For Students 7th - 8th Standards
Kate Chopin's moving short story, "A Matter of Prejudice" prompts a discussion of the effects of prejudice and discrimination. After reading the story, class members use evidence from the story and their own experience to consider the...
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Organize and Sequence Events in a Narrative

For Students 7th - 9th Standards
After reading "A Pair of Silk Stockings" by Kate Chopin, middle schoolers respond to the text through a fictional narrative. An informative video starts out by reviewing the steps of the writing process. The narrator then walks the...
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Story of an Hour

For Students 11th - 12th Standards
Kate Chopin's oft anthologized "Story of an Hour" offers readers an opportunity to practice close reading skills and to use specific evidence from a text to support an analysis. The story also opens the discussion of a writer's use of...
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The Awakening Quiz

For Students 10th - Higher Ed
In this online interactive reading comprehension worksheet, students respond to 25 multiple choice questions about Kate Chopin's The Awakening. Students may submit their answers to be scored.
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Use Verbs in the Conditional Mood to Convey Tone

For Students 7th - 9th Standards
Do your pupils know how to use the conditional mood? Inspire them to learn it and apply this knowledge to a fictional narrative. As is demonstrated in the video, they can use the conditional mood to enhance a character's reflection. The...
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Craft Dialogue with Multiple Meanings by Using Verbal Irony

For Students 7th - 9th Standards
Sometimes people and characters say one thing, but mean another. This is known as verbal irony and is a difficult concept for pupils to grasp. Grow their understanding of verbal irony by asking them to use it in their own fictional...
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Draft a Conclusion to a Narrative Story

For Students 7th - 9th Standards
What should a conclusion in a narrative piece do? Lay out the steps for writing a satisfying conclusion for characters and readers alike by showing the final video in this series to your class. The narrator, focusing on her fictional...
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Determine the Meaning of a Symbol in a Text

For Students 7th - 9th Standards
We encounter symbols all the time, but can your class identify a symbol in a work of literature? Have them do a close reading of the text, as is demonstrated in the video. The narrator focuses on the symbol of the stockings in Kate...
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Determine the Theme of a Story and Analyze its Development

For Students 7th - 9th Standards
When bringing a study of a work of literature to a close, analysis of the theme can be particularly powerful. The narrator models a close reading of three passages that lead to the development of the big idea, focusing on the common...

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