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by Charles Perrault

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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 "Cinderella" by Charles Perrault.

In Perrault’s take on this classic fairy tale, kindness prevails in the face of cruelty.

As we read, we will be discussing the themes of Fate & Free Will, Morality, and Resilience & Success as they relate to the text. We are trying to answer these big questions :

"How does a person overcome adversity?", "What is good and how do we know?", "Why do people do bad things?", and "Can we control our fate?"

Ways to support your child: