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by The Brothers Grimm

1812

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 "Rumpelstiltskin" by The Brothers Grimm.

In the classic folktale by the Brothers Grimm, “Rumpelstiltskin,” a young woman asks for a mysterious creature’s help when she must spin straw into gold.

As we read, we will be discussing the themes of Fate & Free Will and Power & Greed as they relate to the text. We are trying to answer these big questions :

"How does power corrupt?" and "Can we control our fate?"

Ways to support your child: