by Mark Twain

1885

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 The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn" by Mark Twain.

This excerpt is from Twain's most famous novel, The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn. In it, Tom Sawyer starts the “Tom Sayer Gang” and makes Huck and the rest of his friends swear an oath.

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

"How are communities formed?" and "What is a friend?"

Ways to support your child: