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This week in class, we’re reading "“Hope” is the thing with feathers - (254)" by Emily Dickinson.
Emily Dickinson (1830-1886) was a poet who wrote many poems that dealt with death. In this symbolism-filled poem, ““Hope” is the thing with feathers,” Dickinson symbolizes hope as a bird that prevails in a storm.
"How does a person overcome adversity?" and "How do we view nature?"
Ways to support your child:
- Ask your child about this poem at home:
- Watch the following clips with your child at home: