Presentation on theme: "Kate Chopin (This is how your paper should be labeled at the top)"— Presentation transcript:
1 Kate Chopin (This is how your paper should be labeled at the top) The Story of an HourKate Chopin(This is how your paper should be labeled at the top)
2 Check – in - Write on your paper What would be a news flash that would change your life?Example: Winning the lottery
3 Write these notes on your paper Kate ChopinBorn in 1850 in St. Louis, MissouriFather died when she was fiveRaised by mother, grandmother and great-grandmotherMarried and had six childrenHusband died after thirteen years and she raised the children on her own
4 Continued… Writer Considered a “Local Colorist” Realist Naturalist Feminist“The Awakening”
5 “The Story of an Hour”The setting is the world of the upper-class Creole society which dominated New Orleans in the 1870s, a world with a strict code of behavior, one of whose strongest tenets required a wife to subordinate her will and her very being to her husband.
6 Objective – What is our goal? Students will determine figurative language – AHSGESurprise endings & IronyLook for when we expect something to happen and it doesn’t.
7 Open texts to page 642 Follow along in your book with the short story D:\Track01.cdaThere will be discussion and questions after the story. Answer the questions provided in complete sentences.
8 Behavior (Y axis) over time (X axis) Create a graph in your groups that represents Mrs. Mallard’s feelings for her husband.Consider how she felt before, during, and after.Represent those feelings however you see fit and be ready to present your graph to the class.Creativity is always a bonus!!!____________________________________________Present in 20 minutes
9 Alternate assignment to written questions…. Create an art project, using whatever materials you like, to represent the contrast between Mrs. Mallard’s domestic life and the deep unhappiness and desire for escape that she actually felt. Explain how your project represents the story’s theme.