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by John Masefield

1916

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 "Sea Fever" by John Masefield.

In John Masefield’s poem “Sea Fever,” the speaker discusses his desire to return to the sea.

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

"Who's in control: man or nature?", "What makes you who you are?", and "Can we control our fate?"

Ways to support your child: