by Jean Toomer 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 "Storm Ending" by Jean Toomer.

In Jean Toomer's poem "Storm Ending," a speaker describes a storm taking place above them through figurative language.

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

"Who's in control: humanity or nature?" and "Can we control our fate?"

Ways to support your child: