Parent Guide > Shells
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 "Shells" by Cynthia Rylant.
In "Shells," a young boy faces a new life living with his aunt.
"How do people face death?", "What makes a family?", and "What does it mean to feel alone?"
Ways to support your child:
Ask your child about this short story at home:
- What was "Shells" about?
- What did you learn about Death?
- What did you learn about Friendship & Family?
- What did you learn about Loneliness & Isolation?
- Watch the following clips with your child at home: