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by Ellis Parker Butler


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 "Pigs is Pigs" by Ellis Parker Butler.

In “Pigs is Pigs,” a delivery dispute over fees and the definition of “guinea pigs” goes out of control to a hilarious degree.

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

"What can we learn from comedy?"

Ways to support your child: