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by Robert Frost

1923

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 "Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening" by Robert Frost.

Robert Frost (1874-1963) was one of the most popular and critically respected American poets in history. At first glance, “Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening” is a rather simple poem — a man pausing his horse to observe a wintery landscape before moving on — but its carefully constructed lines, like the woods, hold a deeper power.

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

"How do people face death?" and "How do we view nature?"

Ways to support your child: