Parent Guide > Excerpts from "The Awakening"
Welcome to the parent guide for this text! Read below to find out about what your child is reading in class and how you can support him/her at home.
This week in class, we’re reading "Excerpts from "The Awakening"" by Kate Chopin.
In these excerpts from Kate Chopin's novel The Awakening, Edna Pontellier struggles with what is expected of her as a mother, a wife, and a woman.
"How do we define the roles of men and women?" and "What are the effects of prejudice?"
Ways to support your child:
Ask your child about this fiction - general at home:
- What was "Excerpts from "The Awakening"" about?
- What did you learn about Gender Roles?
- What did you learn about Prejudice & Discrimination?
- Watch the following clips with your child at home: