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by Hayes Davis


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 "Presence " by Hayes Davis.

In Hayes Davis’ poem “Presence,” a speaker describes the lingering presence of their deceased pet.

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

"How are we changed by love?" and "How do people face death?"

Ways to support your child: