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by Alan King


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 "Swarm" by Alan King .

In Alan King’s poem “Swarm,” a speaker watches two boys fight and is reminded of a fight from his youth.

As we read, we will be discussing the theme of Growing Up as it relates to the text. We are trying to answer this big question :

"What does it mean to be grown up?"

Ways to support your child: