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by Nikolai Gogol


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 Overcoat”" by Nikolai Gogol.

In this excerpt from Nikolai Gogol’s short story “The Overcoat,” a man is harassed by his coworkers as he attempts to work.

As we read, we will be discussing the theme of Morality as it relates to the text. We are trying to answer this big question :

"Why do people do bad things?"

Ways to support your child: