Reading for Meaning in 'The Story of an Hour'

In this lesson, we will look at the beginning of Kate Chopin's 'The Story of an Hour' and consider how we can make predictions about the plot and character based on small extracts from the text.

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Quiz:

'The Story of an Hour' - Lesson 1

Answer the questions below based on today's lesson:

Q1.What does 'reading for meaning' mean?

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Q2.What does the term 'affliction' mean?

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Q3.What do we know for certain about Mrs. Mallard?

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Q4.How does Mrs. Mallard react when she hears of her husband's death?

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Q5.When she is alone, Mrs. Mallard whispers 'Free, free, free!' to herself. What does this suggest about her?

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This quiz includes images that don't have any alt text - please contact your teacher who should be able to help you with an audio description.

Quiz:

'The Story of an Hour' - Lesson 1

Answer the questions below based on today's lesson:

Q1.What does 'reading for meaning' mean?

1/5

Q2.What does the term 'affliction' mean?

2/5

Q3.What do we know for certain about Mrs. Mallard?

3/5

Q4.How does Mrs. Mallard react when she hears of her husband's death?

4/5

Q5.When she is alone, Mrs. Mallard whispers 'Free, free, free!' to herself. What does this suggest about her?

5/5

Lesson summary: Reading for Meaning in 'The Story of an Hour'

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