by Thornton W. Burgess


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 "Johnny Chuck Finds the Best Thing in the World" by Thornton W. Burgess.

In Thornton W. Burgess’ fable “Johnny Chuck Finds the Best Thing in the World,” a narrator describes several animals’ search for the best thing in the world.

As we read, we will be discussing the theme of Beauty & Happiness as it relates to the text. We are trying to answer this big question :

"How can we achieve happiness?"

Ways to support your child: