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 "Federigo's Falcon" by Giovanni Boccaccio, translated by Mark Musa and Peter Bondanella.
Giovanni Boccaccio (1313-1375) was an Italian writer, poet, and a Renaissance humanist. In this story from The Decameron, a man loses everything for his love of a beautiful and wealthy woman in an ironic twist of fate.
As we read, we will be discussing the theme of Prejudice & Discrimination as it relates to the text. We are trying to answer this big question :
"How does prejudice emerge?"
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