by Mary Shelley


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 "Excerpt from Frankenstein; or the Modern Prometheus" by Mary Shelley.

In this excerpt from Mary Shelley’s novel, Frankenstein, an explorer writes letters to his sister, describing his voyage.

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

"Who's in control: man or nature?" and "Why do people succeed?"

Ways to support your child: