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by Heather Klassen

2016

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 "Reading to Max " by Heather Klassen.

In Heather Klassen’s short story “Reading to Max,” a boy reads to a special cat at the animal shelter. 

As we read, we will be discussing the themes of Education & Knowledge and Friendship & Family as they relate to the text. We are trying to answer these big questions :

"What is the goal of education?" and "What is a friend?"

Ways to support your child: