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Teaching A Pair of Silk Stockings

A Pair of Silk Stockings

"A Pair of Silk Stockings" is a short story written by Kate Chopin. Published in 1897, the story follows Mrs. Sommers who, rather than spending a windfall on her children, chooses instead to fund an afternoon of indulgence with it.

Kate Chopin
Public Domain

ESSENTIAL QUESTION:

Is the way the author depicts the inner life of a woman a realistic characterization?
STANDARDS:
RL.2 - Main Ideas, RL.3 - Characters & Plot

DEPTH OF KNOWLEDGE (DOK) LEVELS:

2,3
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