This two-day lesson plan invites students into the world of a wife, who has just experienced the loss of her husband. During the first day, students learn how to annotate a story, highlighting important information and employing a variety of reading strategies all to prepare them for the next day.
This annotating prepares students to analyze Kate Chopin's "The Story of an Hour," with an emphasis on the three types of irony. Student learn to recognize dramatic, situational, and verbal irony through discussion and jigsaw presentations.
This document includes:
-- Two days of scripted lesson plans
-- An Author Biography
-- A list of vocabulary terms and their definitions
-- Group, partner, and independent work
-- Optional, short writing assignment for homework
-- An Irony graphic organizer
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