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by Carl Sandburg

1914

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 "At A Window" by Carl Sandburg.

In this poem, a desperate speaker begs the gods to deliver someone to love.

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

"How are we changed by love?" and "What does it mean to feel alone?"

Ways to support your child: