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by Shel Silverstein


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: