by Kate Chopin 1894

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 "The Story of an Hour" by Kate Chopin.

In "Story of an Hour," a classic short story by Kate Chopin, a woman is overcome by the news of her husband's death.

As we read, we will be discussing the themes of Gender Roles and Prejudice & Discrimination as they relate to the text. We are trying to answer these big questions :

"How do we define the roles of men and women?" and "What are the effects of prejudice?"

Ways to support your child: