Parent Guide > Charles
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 "Charles" by Shirley Jackson.
In Shirley Jackson's short story "Charles," a young boy recounts the misbehavior of a classmate named Charles to his parents.
"Why do people do bad things?" and "What makes you who you are?"
Ways to support your child:
Ask your child about this short story at home:
- What was "Charles" about?
- What did you learn about Identity?
- What did you learn about Morality?
- Watch the following clips with your child at home: