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The students will read and discuss “The Story of an Hour” by Kate Chopin. The story was published in 1894. It's an older story with a bizarre twist. A link to the short story will be provided in the classroom upon enrollment, along with an outline for Literature Circles. This self-exploration of the text serves as the foundation for class. This will be a student- centered approach that will assist them in thinking critically by improving on analysis and a better understanding of...
I have my Bachelor's Degree in Elementary Education with a Middle School Endorsement in Language Arts and a Master's Degree in Curriculum and Instruction. I have been doing Literature Circles in the classroom for over fifteen years with middle school students. I also tutored high school students in SAT prep with this story as a guide for text analysis. This story is also a favorite with my advanced ESL students. The students bring the text alive by their responses and connections. It really motivates students to become LIFELONG READERS!
The students will need to read the story and prepare their responses from the Literature Circles outline before attending class.
Learners will not need to use any apps or websites beyond the standard Outschool tools.
55 minutes per week in class, and an estimated 0 - 1 hours per week outside of class.
The story was published in 1894. This will be taught in an historical context in which the woman didn’t have a lot of rights and authority which was reflective in this time in history. Also, a character in the story dies in an unexpected manner. I would ask you to preview the story and reach out to me if you have any questions or concerns.
Nicky BA, MA, TESL/TEFLM.Ed. / Certified TESOL and TEFL Instructor
2 total reviews
7 completed classes
I feel my classes are about empowering the student. It’s paramount that every single student in the class feels comfortable. I like to dedicate a certain amount of time in the beginning of class in just getting to know the students. The trust...