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by Robert Frost

1914

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 "Home Burial" by Robert Frost.

In this overtly dark poem by Frost, a husband and wife grieve differently over their recently deceased child.

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

"How do people face death?" and "What can we learn from tragedy?"

Ways to support your child: