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by Mahani Zubaidy Gunnell


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 "A Cobra in the Garden" by Mahani Zubaidy Gunnell.

In Mahani Zubaidy Gunnell’s “A Cobra in the Garden,” Gunnell discusses her time living in Borneo and the cobra that lived in her garden there.

As we read, we will be discussing the theme of Man vs. Nature as it relates to the text. We are trying to answer these big questions :

"Who's in control: man or nature?" and "How do we view nature?"

Ways to support your child: