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 "Accidents" by Linda Pastan.
In Linda Pastan’s poem “Accidents,” a woman loses her child and contemplates the nature of tragic accidents.
"What can we learn from tragedy?" and "What does it mean to feel alone?"
Ways to support your child:
- Ask your child about this poem at home:
- Watch Linda Pastan Reading in the 2008 Dodge Poetry Festival Saturday Night Sampler – 9/27/08 at home with your child.