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by Linda Pastan

2002

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 "Faith" by Linda Pastan.

In this Linda Pastan poem, the speaker reflects on the faith placed in science in the modern world.

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

"Why do people follow the crowd?", "What are the effects of following the crowd?", "What makes you who you are?", and "How do we understand the world around us?"

Ways to support your child: