Parent Guide > Smart
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 "Smart" by Shel Silverstein.
In "Smart," a boy tries to prove to his father that he is clever.
As we read, we will be discussing the theme of Comedy & Tragedy as it relates to the text. We are trying to answer this big question :
"What can we learn from comedy?"
Ways to support your child:
Ask your child about this poem at home:
- What was "Smart" About
- What did you learn about?
- Watch the following clips with your child at home: