Kate Chopin Stories

Read “The Story of an Hour” (handout given in class – annotate directly on the story) and “The Silk Stockings” (page 504 in your text). Both stories are by Kate Chopin.  Summaries of both stories as well as 3 split-quotes over each will be due Wednesday, 1/25.

Students will quiz over both stories on Wednesday and should know the definitions of the following terms:

  • Elusive
  • Illumination
  • Repression
  • Acute
  • Fastidious
  • Gaudy
  • Judicious
  • Poignant

Student learning will be interrupted by standardized STAR testing on Tuesday 1/24.

Students should bring reading homework with them to class in the event they finish testing early.