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by Aesop

620-560 BCE

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 Farmer and the Viper" by Aesop.

In this fable, a farmer finds a snake frozen in his field and decides to help it, only to see the snake betray him.

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

"What drives a person to betray?"

Ways to support your child: