Study Guide: Listening Is an Act of Love

B. Reading the Stories

12. SCOTT KOHENAK speaking with his wife CATHERINE KOHANEK

Pre-reading statement of opinion:  Do you agree that love does not necessarily grow from physical attraction alone, but that it also evolves through shared insight and caring?  Why or why not?

Post-reading guided summary:  Describe how Scott and Catherine Kohanek fell in love and explain why the school where they both teach is their true “home.”

Personal response:  Write your reaction to one or two aspects of the summary you have written, and try to connect this response to the opinion that you expressed before reading the StoryCorps transcript.