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by Jyoti Singh Visvanath


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 Cave That Talked" by Jyoti Singh Visvanath.

In Jyoti Singh Visvanath’s retelling of “The Cave That Talked: A Tale from the Panchatantra,” a jackal tricks a hungry lion and avoids being eaten.  

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

"How does fear drive action?" and "Why do people succeed?"

Ways to support your child: