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by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow


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: