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by Li-Young Lee

1986

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 "Eating Together" by Li-Young Lee.

In Li-Young Lee’s poem “Eating Together,” a family shares a meal after losing the speaker’s father.

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

"How do people face death?" and "What makes a family?"

Ways to support your child: