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by Ambrose Bierce


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 "An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge" by Ambrose Bierce.

"Occurance at Owl Creek Bridge" by Ambrose Bierce is a fast-paced short story about the last seconds of life. It is known for its surprise ending and non-linear timeline.

As we read, we will be discussing the theme of Death as it relates to the text. We are trying to answer this big question :

"How do people face death?"

Ways to support your child: