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by The Brothers Grimm

1812

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 Fisherman and His Wife" by The Brothers Grimm.

Jacob (1785-1863) and Wilhelm Grimm (1786-1859), also known as the Brothers Grimm, were German academics and authors who specialized in the collection and publication of folklore. In this story, a fisherman catches a magical fish who grants wishes—perhaps too many.

As we read, we will be discussing the themes of Beauty & Happiness and Power & Greed as they relate to the text. We are trying to answer these big questions :

"Does money buy happiness?" and "How can we achieve happiness?"

Ways to support your child: