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by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

1838

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 Psalm of Life" by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow .

In Henry Wadsworth Longfellow’s poem “A Psalm of Life,” a speaker describes how humans should approach life, even with death always looming nearby.

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

"How do people face death?" and "Why do people succeed?"

Ways to support your child: