Parent Guide: The Gift of the Magi

This week in class, we’re reading “The Gift of The Magi” by O. Henry.

“The Gift of a Magi” is a classic Christmas story about love, sacrifice, and generosity.

As we read, we will be discussing the themes of Friendship & FamilyLove, and Power & Greed as they relate to the text. We are trying to answer these big questions :

“How does love emerge?”, “Does money buy happiness?”, and “What makes a family?”

Ways to support your child:

 

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Parent Guide: How Boots Befooled the King

This week in class, we’re reading “How Boots Befooled the King” by Howard Pyle.

In this folktale, a wise king offers his daughter’s hand in marriage to whomever can make a fool out of him.

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

“Why do people succeed?” and “How does prejudice emerge?”

Ways to support your child:

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