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by Harry Perry Robinson

1890

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 "On a Mountain Trail" by Harry Perry Robinson.

In this short story, two men are chased by hungry wolves on a forest mountain trail.

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

"How does fear drive action?" and "Who's in control: man or nature?"

Ways to support your child: