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by Avi

1994

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 "Teacher Tamer " by Avi .

In Avi’s short story “Teacher Tamer,” a boy decides to get revenge on a teacher that he thinks has been unfair to him.

As we read, we will be discussing the themes of Honor & Courage, Morality, and Revenge & Betrayal as they relate to the text. We are trying to answer these big questions :

"What is good and how do we know?", "Is revenge ever justified?", and "What makes a hero?"

Ways to support your child: