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by Linda Pastan

2001

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 "The Coming of Night" by Linda Pastan.

This short poem describes a speaker’s acceptance of the inevitability of death.

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

"How do people face death?"

Ways to support your child: