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by Li-Young Lee

1986

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 "From Blossoms" by Li-Young Lee.

In Li-Young Lee’s poem “From Blossoms,” the speaker describes eating peaches in the summertime.

As we read, we will be discussing the themes of Beauty & Happiness, Man vs. Nature, and Morality as they relate to the text. We are trying to answer these big questions :

"Who's in control: man or nature?", "What is good and how do we know?", and "How can we achieve happiness?"

Ways to support your child: