Day 2

Kate Chopin's Short Stories Lesson Plan

Classroom Activities

  1. 1

    Talk Show

    Kind of Activity:

    Role Play

    Objective:

    Students will be able to examine the relationships in Chopin's stories using a fun and familiar format, and get a deeper sense of the relationships in the stories.

    Common Core Standards:

    CCSS.ELA-Literacy.CCRA.R.3, CCSS.ELA-Literacy.CCRA.SL.1, CCSS.ELA-Literacy.CCRA.SL.2

    Structure:

    Introduce yourself as a talk-show host (you can parody or take the role of an existing talk-show host—Jerry Springer, Ellen DeGeneres, etc.). You are here today to interview the characters in "A Point at Issue!" about the Faradays' marriage.

    Select six students to play the roles of characters in Plymdale from "A Point at...

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