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by Joseph Conrad

1899

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 Heart of Darkness" by Joseph Conrad.

In this excerpt from Joseph Conrad’s Heart of Darkness, a sailor imagines what it must have been like for the Romans to come to England for the first time.  

As we read, we will be discussing the themes of Education & Knowledge and Honor & Courage as they relate to the text. We are trying to answer these big questions :

"What does it mean to be brave?" and "How do we understand the world around us?"

Ways to support your child: